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Bye-Altar

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An altar that is subordinate to the central or high altar. The term is generally applied to altars that are situated in the bay or bays of the nave, transepts, etc.


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APA citation. Poole, T. (1908). Bye-Altar. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03092d.htm

MLA citation. Poole, Thomas. "Bye-Altar." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 3. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03092d.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. November 1, 1908. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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