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Fasting: Hold firmly toward resurrection

  • Markus Solo Kewuta

Vatican City | Fri, March 9 2012 | 08:42 am

PREMIUM Fasting has always been an integral element of the spirituality of religions, including Christianity. Through fasting, a Christian is making an extraordinary experience of renouncing himself, being in harmony with God and others, and being ready to follow God’s commandments.

In Christianity fasting refers to the Greek word nestewo, meaning “not eating”. The Latin translation ieiunium...

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