Excellent expose of the fraud known as Mother Teresa – about to be promoted to saint.
In addition to slippery bookkeeping, she courted dictators and took money from them and she used her homes to convert the sick and dying rather than help them (especially if they had AIDS).
Much of this material comes from the late Christopher Hitchens’ book The Missionary Position. I highly recommend it.
Well, it was only a matter of time, for Mother Teresa was always on the fast track to sainthood. She died in 1997, was put on the Fast Track immediately by John Paul II (now SAINT John Paul II), and was beatified in 2003 (one of the steps to sainthood, requiring verification of a single miracle). Now, 13 years later, she’s gotten her second miracle and will be declared a full saint on Sunday. The Catholic News is probably the best source for this:
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata a saint at the Vatican Sept. 4.
The date was announced March 15 during an “ordinary public consistory,” a meeting of the pope, cardinals and promoters of sainthood causes that formally ends the sainthood process.
. . . Shortly after she died in 1997, St. John Paul II waived the usual five-year waiting period and allowed…
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