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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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He further said that the sacrilege of the noble Prophet could not be allowed in the name of democracy and freedom of the expression and even the weakest Muslim was ready to lay down his life for the sanctity of the Holy Prophet as Ghazi Ilmud Din Shaheed and Mumtaz Qadri Shaheed were living example of this fact.
LAHORE -- Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has appreciated the cancellation of the profane caricatures contest in Holland and called upon the Muslim rulers and the OIC to work out a joint line of action to prevent such sacrilege for all the times.
Amendments need presidential approval, as Legislative Assembly passes Bill CHANDIGARH:India's Punjab Legislative Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed Bills for an amendment to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc) to make sacrilege of all religious texts punishable with life imprisonment.
1 at Pademba Road on three counts of receiving stolen goods contrary to Section 33 (1) of the Larceny Act 1916, conspiracy to commit a felony contrary to law, and sacrilege contrary to Section 2 of the Larceny Act 1916.
The petitioner further accused Sanaullah of sacrilege.
He described the incident as a sacrilege for a traditional ruler to be murdered by gunmen.
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"There are all of these pubs you see closing down every week and it's just sacrilege. In our industry we want to create cool places for people to go so we thought why can't we do a pub, and not reinvent it but bring it back with some of the little elements that customers want to see in 2017?" Ross added: "It's a pub we've all hung out in over the years and it was a really good opportunity to bring it back to life."
The Church of Ireland Bishop of Derry and Raphoe has described as a sacrilege the damage caused by the intruders at Christ Church in the city.
IT may be regarded as almost sacrilege to say so, but has anybody even considered that there have only been a few signings made because not many players actually WANT to come as far north as Newcastle, no matter who the manager might be?
The World Macedonian Congress condemned the sacrilege of the consecrated foundations of the cross saying this "has already been seen in Syria by ISIS".