Deconsecration

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A church building in Katoomba, Australia, converted to a restaurant

Deconsecration is the act of removing a religious blessing from something that had been previously consecrated by a minister or priest of that religion. The practice is usually performed on churches to be rendered to non-religious (secular) use or demolished.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Deconsecration of a London Church". The New York Times. November 3, 1876. 

External links

  • Deconsecration of Rocky Mountain Conference of the United Methodist Church office building, accessed June 25, 2011
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