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Table of ContentsChapter V-K. Images for Veneration by the FaithfulChapter VI-A. Bread and WineEndnotes

Chapter V-L. General Plan of the Church

279. The style in which a church is decorated should be a means to achieve noble simplicity, not ostentation. The choice of materials for church appointments must be marked by concern for genuineness and by the intent to foster instruction of the faithful and the dignity of the place of worship.

280. Proper planning of a church and its surroundings that meet contemporary needs require attention not only to the elements belonging directly to liturgical services but also to those facilities for the comfort of the people that are usual in places of public gatherings.

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