Examples of desecration in a Sentence
the communicants were aghast at the desecration of the altar
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Afghans rioted in Mazar-e-Sharif last year when a Florida pastor set the Islamic holy book ablaze, and did the same years ago after a Newsweek report of Koran desecrations at the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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