place of worship

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
bethel - a house of worship (especially one for sailors)
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
chapel - a place of worship that has its own altar
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
meetinghouse, conventicle - a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
masjid, musjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
shrine - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
synagogue, tabernacle, temple - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
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it's important we properly inform communities' local churches and places of worship about how to apply for it.
6 (BNA): The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments today announced that a further 13 places of worship cited in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) report have been rebuilt and handed over to the Jaffari Endowments Directorate.
Deputy minister for culture, sport and tourism Ken Skates, who announced the funding, said around 10% of listed places of worship are under threat in Wales and, without support, the figure is likely to rise.
The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) police have devised a comprehensive security plan to guard places of worship and for effective patrolling in various parts of the city during the Eid holidays.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- In what appears to be an implicit recognition of cemevis as official places of worship, the Supreme Court of Appeals has overruled a lower court's decision that ordered the Cem Foundation, a prominent Alevi civil society group, to pay electricity bills despite an earlier European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) decision on the issue.
The minorities are suffering from sense of lack of safety in Sindh and incidents like attacks on places of worship are taking place owing to lack of security arrangements, he pleaded.
Places of worship across Wales can now apply to a new, one-off Au15 million fund to address urgent roof repairs.
Dr Shukla said: "We are launching the Chain of Peace across the city from east to west, linking Heaton Mosque with the Church of the Holy Nativity, and all the places of worship that fall between these two points.
Summary: The news that an extremist group Thursday issued a wide-ranging threat against Christian places of worship in Lebanon has been met with the right kind of response by the authorities, namely skepticism.
Churchwatch was launched after a number of suspicious incidents at churches, chapels and other places of worship across the area over a number of years.
Reports have further added that condemning the attacks on Sikh places of worship, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said all places of worship should be protected and those responsible for attacking them should be punished.
Manama: Places of worship have been created to unite Muslims and promote stability and should only be used for that purpose, the Interior Minister said yesterday.