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Table of ContentsChapter VI-A. Bread and WineChapter VI-C. Sacred VesselsEndnotes

Chapter VI-B. Sacred Furnishings in General

287. As in the case of architecture, the Church welcomes the artistic style of every region for all sacred furnishings and accepts adaptations in keeping with the genius and traditions of each people, provided they fit the purpose for which the sacred furnishings are intended. [91]

In this matter as well the concern is to be for the noble simplicity that is the perfect companion of genuine art.

288. In the choice of materials for sacred furnishings, others besides the traditional are acceptable that by contemporary standards are considered to be of high quality, are durable, and well suited to sacred use. The conference of bishops is to make the decisions for each region.

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