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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W
Orientation Towards The East
Since the early days of Christianity, the east has been the direction designated to be faced during prayers, both by the officiating priest and by the congregation. This has to be taken into account in building a church, so the altar must be placed in the eastern end, with the longer axis of the church running east to west.
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