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What is an apse?

A usually semicircular or polygonal, often vaulted recess, especially the termination of the sanctuary end of a church.
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What is difference between roman and catholic apse?

None really, the definition of an apse changed over time and geography not religions. According to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apse . In architecture, th (MORE)

What are apses?

An apse is the altar-end of a chapel or sanctuary. It is not the area that the altar is in, just that end of the church. The entire sanctuary faces the apse.
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What is a church section apse?

An apse is a domed or vaulted section of a church, often at the east end of the building, that usually contains the altar.
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