And, as we all know, “this ‘war on Christmas’ is the tip of the spear in a larger battle to secularize our culture.”
As there is nothing which the heart cannot sanctify, so is there nothing which it may not secularize.
It was intended to check the tendency to secularize benefices.
This will and power to secularize himself is perhaps Emerson's unique attribute.
The great measure in contemplation is to secularize the Vacoufs.
The Pope who shall dare to secularize a foot-breadth of land which has been gifted to the Church is by that law accursed.
The Carmelites had persecuted him in his youth, and in the end the prior had driven him to secularize himself.
In their opinion, it was impious to secularize ecclesiastical property, and turn it aside to profane purposes.