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Touring traditional church furnishings

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© Jean Francois Fortchnatre
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Test your knowledge; how many do you recognize?

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Stoup, pulpit, stalls, cathedra … do you know what all those words mean? These traditional liturgical furnishings may look different than they do in today’s churches and cathedrals. Browse the slideshow and compare with your parish to refresh your memory or learn something new!

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