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Definition of Sanctity

Sanctity

  1. The state or quality of being sacred or holy; holiness; saintliness; moral purity; godliness.
  2. Sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath.
  3. A saint or holy being.

Sanctity Quotations

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
Kofi Annan

Capital punishment is our society's recognition of the sanctity of human life.
Orrin Hatch

Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life.
John Boehner

In our ecclesiastical region there are priests who don't baptize the children of single mothers because they weren't conceived in the sanctity of marriage. These are today's hypocrites. Those who clericalize the church. Those who separate the people of God from salvation.
Pope Francis

The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
Emma Goldman
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Sanctity Translations

sanctity in German is Heiligkeit
sanctity in Latin is sanctimonia
sanctity in Spanish is santidad
sanctity in Swedish is fromhet, helgd
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