Researchers from the Canadian university of Montreal have complied a thorough study of Mother Teresa’s life and the conclusions are, well, not the nicest music the saint loving religious types like to hear. In what seems like the biggest “Bravo” ever echoed for Christopher Hitchens work on Mother Teresa these unbiased researchers found it difficult to believe that a person with such cynical cruelty towards the people she was thought to have been “saving” could be made a saint.
Nothing is new here, all is easily archived and you can reach it within 2-3 clicks of your computer mouse, Hitchens has done all the work – years ago.
So we learn again that this woman was nothing more than a radical tool for the church to use, and that a fanatical interpretation of the all might god will has led her to do things to the same people she was supposed to help, things that no one can be proud of. This is not a unique individual that somehow strayed away from the path of good deeds, rather the opposite, this is an obedient follower who was molded into the grotesque figure of the body that created her, and so the desperately ill and those who were passing their last moments of life in one of Mother Teresa’s establishments were given no chance but to fulfill the purpose of these places – to die there.
And the final word belongs to the great man himself, Hitchens –
This returns us to the medieval corruption of the church, which sold indulgences to the rich while preaching hellfire and continence to the poor. MT was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift from God. She spent her life opposing the only known cure for poverty, which is the empowerment of women and the emancipation of them from a livestock version of compulsory reproduction