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Mother Teresa, To Some, The Most Evil Woman Who Ever Lived

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Why do so many people hate Mother Teresa, who spent her life caring for lepers and people dying on the street? Honestly, I used to dislike her in college. Her life felt like an indictment of my own: the smiling, the endless dying to self, the asceticism. Beloved Spear here. First Things here: Mother Teresa and Her Critics

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Pondering Miracles, Medical and Religious

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“I never expected such reverse skepticism and emphasis on science within the church.”

For most of my life I didn’t believe in miracles, I just assumed they were all wishful thinking, or worse. I didn’t know how miracles were investigated. The New York TimesPondering Miracles, Medical and Religious

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How a Priest Made The Case for Mother Teresa’s Sainthood

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Blessed Mother Teresa will be canonized September 4th by Pope Francis. How does the Church prove miracles or heroic virtue? Hint: It involves a lot of Hindu physicians. More from The New York TimesHow a Priest Made the Case for Mother Teresa’s Sainthood

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TCC Video: Mother Teresa to Be Canonized Sept. 4th 2016

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Pope Francis will canonize Bl. Mother Teresa in the fall. More from America and NPR here: It’s official! Mother Teresa to be canonized. Pope Francis Will Make Mother Teresa a Saint. Watch her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech after the jump:

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