Does Mother Teresa deserve to be a Catholic saint? | The Tylt
Does Mother Teresa deserve to be a Catholic saint?
An Indian former Supreme Court judge criticized the canonization in a strongly worded Facebook post, saying that "vast sums of money accrued in bank accounts but very little was spent on medical expertise or making the lives of the sick and dying more comfortable."
Others, including Hillary Clinton and her vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, acknowledged the nun's many decades of service to the poorest of the poor.
Mother Teresa's devotion to the poor and underserved is a reminder that every person's dignity should be respected. https://t.co/vMw7B1bD93
But Mother Teresa had her critics. Douglas Robinson at the Independent argues "the reason she is being acknowledged by the Vatican in this ostentatious and rather costly fashion is much more to do with the fact that she represents the greatest PR victory of the Church in the past hundred years."
Mother Teresa 'wasn't a saint – she was a shrewd operator with unpalatable views who knew how to build up a brand' https://t.co/DY9kPCSvI1