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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 public (secular) use or demolished.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Deconsecration of a London Church".  

External links

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

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