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Prosecutors said the group had "insulted in a sacrilegious manner the centuries-old foundations of the Russian Orthodox Church".Russia: All Eyes on Vladimir Putin as Pussy Riot Trial Begins|The Telegraph|July 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For the original readers, these changes are considered sacrilegious.
True confession: I hated Madame Bovary, sacrilegious as that sounds.
Talking about good and evil is fine, but conflating the American government with good is sacrilegious.
Here was truly a sacrilegious adoration; yet we are not told that it excited discontent.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
From thence he commanded the sacrilegious wretch to be thrown down into the ashes, all men thrusting him forward unto death.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
That sacrilegious wretch, who carries on his shield the portrait of Malborgiane, his mistress!
It was plain I had stumbled with sacrilegious feet into the room of the daughter of the house.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
They stood in front of the door of the tomb and spoke some sacrilegious words.Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones