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In general, ''sacrilege'' is the violation or injurious treatment of a sacred object or any transgression against the virtue of [[religion]].
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The [[Roman Catholic|Church]]<ref>[http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13321a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia - Sacrilege]</ref> recognizes three kinds of sacrilege: personal, local, and real.
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Sacrilege (from the Latin sacrilegium meaning robbing a temple - sacer, sacred, and legere, to purloin or steal.)
In general, sacrilege is the violation or injurious treatment of a sacred object or any transgression against the virtue of religion.