In 2003, Pope John Paul II approved the beatification of Mother Teresa. At the time, Christopher Hitchens called Mother Teresa “a fanatic, a fundamentalist, and a fraud,” arguing that “even more will be poor and sick if her example is followed.” On Friday, Pope Francis announced that he will make Mother Teresa a saint in 2016. Hitchens’ original essay is republished below.
Mother Teresa: Was She Perfect? Reading, Discussing, Debating in a Tug of War
Many state that Mother Teresa was close to perfection. In this lesson, students will read about Mother Teresa and then place sticky notes on a board to demonstrate their opinions through the use of textual evidence if possible. This tug of war activity purports to lead students into a discussion and then have them write their opinions in a short essay.
The secret to not being overwhelmed Mother Teresa The [work she could not get to] she did not think twice about, nor should you or I, since God is not asking you to do what He does not give you the time (or health, or resources) to do. So be at peace.
#800deadbabies: A Fresh Catholic Horror - The total bullshit concept of "sin" turns "sinners" into worthless disposable people. Don't get an abortion! That would also be a sin! Instead let me throw your LIVING sin-filled baby into this septic tank. Fucking disgusting.
The discrimination complex - By Alice von Hildebrand "There is a metaphysical bond between woman and life established by God himself and this why any law allowing abortion (i.e. a woman‘s right over her body) is the greatest Satanic victory that has taken place since original sin."
Adam Lee is an atheist writer and speaker living in New York City. He created Daylight Atheism to push back against undeserved privileging of religion and to encourage atheists to step out of their closets, into the daylight, and take our rightful place at the table of society’s discourse.