Curtain

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The curtain in an Orthodox Church is behind the [[iconostasis]] and is closed behind the [[Royal Doors]].
 
The curtain in an Orthodox Church is behind the [[iconostasis]] and is closed behind the [[Royal Doors]].
  
In some traditions, the curtain is closed at various points throughout the Divine Liturgy, although many churches in America have discontinued this practice.
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In some traditions, the curtain is closed at various points throughout the Divine Liturgy, although many parishes - particularly in the western world - have discontinued this practice.
  
 
[[Category:Liturgical objects]]
 
[[Category:Liturgical objects]]

Revision as of 03:00, February 27, 2006

The curtain in an Orthodox Church is behind the iconostasis and is closed behind the Royal Doors.

In some traditions, the curtain is closed at various points throughout the Divine Liturgy, although many parishes - particularly in the western world - have discontinued this practice.

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