Is it appropriate for
a church to have more than one altar?
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Yes. The contrary
proposition has been condemned...
proposition of the synod enunciating that it is fitting, in accordance with the
order of divine services and ancient custom that there be only one altar in each
temple, and therefore, that it is pleased to restore that custom, [is condemned
as] rash, injurious to the very ancient pious custom flourishing and approved
for these many centuries in the Church, especially in the Latin Church."
('Auctorem fidei, Condemning the Errors of the Synod of Pistoia, Aug. 28, 1794
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