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The High Altar at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Dyersville, Iowa.

An altar is a place, often a table, where a religious event happens. Altars are used in Christianity and in other religions.

In some old religions, the event was a sacrifice, which means a holy work. Usually the priest would use this item.

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