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From where did the tradition of erecting of three crosses around a church originate?

Apropos Ken Graham's Question of 18th August on medieval church architecture. One rarely comes across literature on the big crosses constructed around churches. For instance, you find an obelisk, a ...
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Are there Catholic Churches in any part of the world which have the Tabernacle fixed in the middle of the church?

Of late, there has been a controversy in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of Kerala, Southern India which follows the oriental rite. It comes after a decision by a recent Synod that the celebrant of ...
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What were the justifications given by administrations which allowed the burial of the religious and the laity in the church

We read in Ezekiel 43: 6-10 how God spoke to the prophet, of the importance of keeping the temple holy: Then I heard Him speaking to me from the temple, while a man stood beside me. And He said to ...
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