disturbance of public worship

See disturbance of worship.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • disturbance of worship — The common law offense of disturbance of persons gathered for the purpose of religious worship, extended by statute to the protection of all lawful meetings against the wilful and tumultuous conduct of persons attempting to make a disturbance. 24 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • worship — Any form of religious service showing reverence for Divine Being, or exhortation to obedience to or following of the mandates of such Being. Religious exercises participated in by a number of persons assembled for that purpose, the disturbance of …   Black's law dictionary

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