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A Dartmouth College atheist group is planning an event aimed at denouncing and vilifying the work of the late Mother Teresa. The Atheists Humanists Agnostics club sent out an e-mail announcing the program next week. The group promises a "full-out romp against why one of the most beloved people of the century, Mother Teresa, is as Hitchens put it . 'a lying, thieving Albanian dwarf.'" Continue Reading

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  1. Megan
    2 years ago

    Oh if God would save us all, I am tearing up. Mother Teresa......really?! Atheists love to attack the entire Christian concept,because it is the only Truth that interferes with their freedom,and is the only Truth that reminds them of how lowly we all really are.Men can become so haughty and prideful, we should all pray that Christ would melt their hearts of stone.

  2. Ron
    2 years ago

    •Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

  3. fr. Clement Rosario
    2 years ago

    I am a catholic priest for 20 years, at present i am doing M. Th( Missiology) in st.peter's, Bangalore,India.As i am preparing my defense paper topic," Missionary vision and efforts of Mother Teresa ,in promoting human rights of the destitutes, slum people and pavement dwellers" I was surprised to read that group which has got doubt about her service to the poor.I see both poor and poverty are interlinked we should not separate this.Usually religious has got three vows , but mother Teresa, added one more vow, " Free service to the poorest of the poor" as the fourth vow.She still lives in the world, inspiring so many good souls to continue her work not only for the poor but the poorest of the poor. I am trying my level best to argue further saying that her service to the poor and the needy were promotion of Human rights too.Mother Teresa was very Human in thoughts, words and deeds .Surely God will reward her ,by joining her too in the group of the angels( sainthood ...i Feel already she is there). Hope this demonstration will strengthen more for this purpose.God bless us all...Let Mother Teresa inspire us to look at poor and the needy as human beings.

  4. Mikaela Kwee
    2 years ago

    Well said Einsteinblues and Terence D'Souza. I am really proud to be part of the Catholic family who is never too rash, judgmental and always try to see the light in everything, no matter how dark the matters might seem.

    I am reminded of a scene in Mother Teresa of Calcutta, where the landlord of the house she rented, barged in and took the little food they have left. The man then look at her and challenge her to curse and hate him. Instead, Mother Teresa bless and forgive him. He was stunned and asked her why didn't she hate him. Her answer was,"How could I, when God loves you?"

    May we keep vigilant and not fall into traps laid by the Devil and its team. Just read C.S. Lewis's book, Screwtape Letters, and we'll be amazed at the subtle ways the Devil works to get into our head and heart.

    On the other hand, we must know our faith well to be able to defend it, and to grow with it.

  5. Anne Teresa Nyapendi
    2 years ago

    You can imagine the pain i go through when my beloved saint is being trashed by unbelievers who should take time to help the poor instead of following happenings that took place long tome since.Lord Have Mercy and Give us faith.

  6. Margo
    2 years ago

    I believe Mother Teresa would not have judged, responded or acknowledged this group other than to love them.

  7. eithena
    2 years ago

    Mother,s life will stand when they are all long gone crap is crap is crap

  8. Denise M. Sharar
    2 years ago

    Everyone better stop judging everyone and keep up with Mother Teresa by helping the poor. I had a dream about Mother Teresa and the Sisters of Charity. It is better to put ones life on the line and help the people than it is to waste precious energy and time by judging those who are saints.

  9. Baldassarer Taormina
    2 years ago

    It is said that for those that believe no explanation is necessary: But for those who do not believe no explanation can suffice. When a person has set his or her heart against God then that person has closed the door to God's graces and the Love and saving graces that can teach them the truth cannot reach them.
    And so they continue to be cut off from their creator through their own choice, but should they once just once call out to the one true and living God who has sent his son to save Mankind through His self sacrifice they will find that they will begin to see the truth. Should they study and learn about God's saving plan and the testimony of the apostles to this plan they would not be able to deny the truth; Yet they harden their heart least if they listen they be converted.

  10. Einsteinblues
    2 years ago

    Thank you for reporting on this issue. While it is about as blatant an attack on the Church as you can get (if they did something like this to any other Faith they would get in serious trouble), we need to be hopeful and to move on. All they want is attention, and by taking time out of our day to worry about it, we are giving them what they want. That said, it is interesting to note that the headline of the article says that they are planning a "massive" demonstration, while later in the article, it says that "he estimates only about five to 10 people will participate in the event slated for this Saturday". That's not a "massive" demonstration, and, in the same way, it should not be a case for worry in the Church. The best thing we can do is to pray for all those who have given their lives to the pursuit of such lies.

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