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sacrilege

the offence of breaking into a place of divine worship.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Similarly there should be complete ban on hurting and outrageous slogans and no sacrilegious remarks will be made about Imams, Mujtahids and Islamic Jurisprudents.
It is therefore a far cry from the sacrilegious impression being painted by Wall Street Journal'.
Earlier, in his address, Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said the government has strongly reacted and made the competition of sacrilegious caricature stopped depicting the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) by a Dutch MP.
Earlier this year, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had contacted his Dutch counterpart and raised the issue of sacrilegious caricatures as a blasphemous cartoon contest was announced.He told Dutch foreign minister that sacrilegious caricatures have hurt the sentiments of Muslims across the globe.
Deputy Attorney General Arshad Mehmood Kiani said the sacrilegious or other such material on social media could spread anarchy across the country.
Melvin Castro of the Diocese of Tarlac said such act is "sacrilegious."
Farroq Azam Chowk against the publication of sacrilegious caricatures.
People from different faiths led by PTI MNA Jamshid Thomas referred to the strong reaction against a sacrilegious caricature competition announced by a lawmaker in Holland and said that the gory plan was cancelled as a result of initiatives taken by Pakistani government.
The publicity of these sacrilegious sketches in social media be banned.
Islamabad -- A writ petition has been filed in the Islamabad High Court for breaking up the diplomatic ties with Holland against the sacrilegious caricature competition held there .
hr Imran Khan addresses House for first time hr In his first address to the Senate, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated the West deliberately hurts sentiments of the Muslim World via such sacrilegious content.
Hordes of Israeli settlers, escorted by policemen, broke into al-Aqsa Mosque as part of the morning break-in shift and carried out a round of sacrilegious tours, the Palestinian Information reported.