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sacrilege

the offence of breaking into a place of divine worship.

SACRILEGE. The act of stealing from the temples or churches dedicated to the worship of God, articles consecrated to divine uses. Pen. Code of China, B. 1, s. 2, Sec. 6; Ayl. Par. 476.

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It seemed to her that her sin partook of sacrilege or blasphemy.
Will the just man or citizen ever be guilty of sacrilege or theft, or treachery either to his friends or to his country?
There were a few of the town boys playing cricket, their wicket pitched on the best piece in the middle of the big-side ground-- a sin about equal to sacrilege in the eyes of a captain of the eleven.
Ainsi, l'offense a l'egard de l'Eucharistie, qui contient Christ lui-meme (continet ipsum Christum), represente le plus grave de tous les sacrileges (gravissimum inter omnia).
Suivant la classification de Thomas d'Aquin, les trois especes de sacrileges y sont indefiniment multiplies: les personnes, les lieux et les objets consacres sont meticuleusement souilles.
Au travers de notre lecture, deux concepts theologiques essentiels tant aux dogmes chretiens qu'a la critique sadienne de la religion emergeront: le sacrilege et le sacrement.
Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, I offer you the most precious Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus Christ present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges, and indifference with which He is offended.
The abuses, sacrileges, and irreverences in the official Church structure continue to go on, and many of the bishops remain silent and deaf to the bleat of their own sheep.
Bedard recognized these motivations in his article, and he was truthful enough to call it for what it is: sacrilege.
Altar rails do not solve everything (or maybe anything), but we have to at least stop pretending that the 'sacramental pez dispenser' strategy is a good one, and remember that sacrilege is a serious sin, a sin whose fruits we are currently reaping.