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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. Br Elias
    1 year ago

    if these students are such staunch atheists why are they even concerned about what a religious nun and saint completed and accomplished in the name of Christ. I thought atheists didn't concern themselves with God. They seem awful admamant about denouncing this holy woman. Atheists are just to scared to beleive the concept of Christian love, they can't wrap their minds around it.
    Like some have voiced here, what have they done to help ease the pain and burden of the poor and sick. Take some time off an go to India, for that matter go to our innercities, see first hand how your nonaction to help is really helping.

    Forever in Christ

  2. Terence D'Souza
    1 year ago

    Saul the anti-Christian became Paul the Saint, Martyr and evangelist of the Christian faith.
    The good Lord knows the work Mother Teresa did here in India, picking up lepers from the gutter, and her legacy is an Order which is loved and respected all over India by millions of people who do not even share our faith.

    I'm positive that there will be many among this group who are doubting inwardly the conviction of their allegations and among these, the Lord will work a miracle and convert them from atheists to believers.

    All through history, the more the attempted threats to Christianity and the persons we revere, the stronger we have grown and spread. I view this as an opportunity which will open the eyes and I look forward to hearing about what happens at this event and more importantly, what happens after that.

  3. kB
    1 year ago

    I suppose if athiests were aborted it would not have mattered to them.

  4. Stephanie
    1 year ago

    So sad that instead of actually getting off their rich, lazy butts and HELPING the poor, they spend their time trashing a dead woman. Nice.

  5. KathyK
    1 year ago

    So Sad this is what our democrat pro mass murder (abortion) culture is heading to!

  6. Vinny Finn
    1 year ago

    Hi

    In fairness the Atheists Humanists Agnostics club name says it all ... Atheists do not believe in God; humanists work "for the betterment of all of society and the world in which we live" [http://www.americanhumanist.org/AHA] and agnostics are for the lay man... still deciding, so the name AHA club is a direct contradiction of itself.

    As for their little rally, God loves even them. Mother Teresa worked for the dignity of humanity, and I challenge any human organisation [humanist or of creed] to denounce the work she engaged in, irrespective of her reasons and personal motivations.

    Let us ask, what would Mother Tweresa say to these people? Her response ought to be ours.

    GB

  7. Joselito
    1 year ago

    Those confessions she made I find really profound. She has become a beacon of this world that she herself is deprived of that light. Yet she did stop doing her work, nor turned away from her calling despite her suffering. This kind of mental and spiritual anguish is not for the faint-hearted. I believe she is a saint for enduring this emptiness for us all.

  8. N
    1 year ago

    These students are ill-informed and, for this reason alone, they should not be allowed to demonstrate. Mother Teresa became a non-believer. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1655720,00.html

  9. Janet
    1 year ago

    Our job is not to judge....that is God's job! Our job is just to pray for these young people that they will find Christ's love for all of us!

  10. Philip
    1 year ago

    Its so sad to see people who know nothing about Mother say so many hurtful things about her. And who's Christopher Hitchens anyway to malign Mother so badly? I am from India and I have personally met Mother in her Calcutta convent as well as in other places. She exuded such warmth, such love and such peace just by seeing her! She's truly a saint. And we have seen and keep seeing the work she did and continue to do so through her missionaries. What we keep seeing is amazing. Equally amazing however is to note the comments by people who have absolutely no knowledge about Mother and the missionaries of charity, who hold biased attitude towards her. There might have been some elements among the community who do not live up to the ideals of the Order, but that does mean we can brand Mother and her missionaries as liars and thieves. That's so very unkind and cruel. Whatever that so called Ivy league group tries to do, the reality of Mother looms much larger than they ever imagine!! The poor and the marginalized will always have hope and dignity as long as there are people like Mother and her missionaries around. God bless everyone!!!


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