Americans ate more seafood during Lent this year than in previous years, online food ordering service GrubHub reported. The company looked at sales from more than 18,000 restaurants in more than 500 cities. It found that the number of people forgoing meat on Fridays during the 40-day Lenten period, as required by the Roman Catholic Church, had increased by about 20 percent since 2011. About 24 percent of the U.S. population is Catholic, according to the Pew Forum on Religion & ...
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