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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Debate centers on naturalism vs. theismFaith to be an Atheist.” Turek, the president of CrossExamined.org, has debate
Debate centers on naturalism vs. theism
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Faith to be an Atheist.” Turek, the president of CrossExamined.org, has debated several prominent atheists, including Christopher Hitchens. Lowder is co-founder and past president of Internet Infidels Inc., one of the principal websites for... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Despite criticism, Mother Teresa is now a saint. Categorythe poor. Why didn't she build a hospital in Kolkata with some of the money she
Despite criticism, Mother Teresa is now a saint. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 13 days ago
the poor. Why didn't she build a hospital in Kolkata with some of the money she raised? Interestingly enough, the late Christopher Hitchens, author of "The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice" was selected by the Vatican... Read more
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The Christian Post
Mother Teresa: The Imperfect Saint Who Struggled With Doubtliving in the gutters of spiritual uncertainty. For decades, Mother Teresa has
Mother Teresa: The Imperfect Saint Who Struggled With Doubt
The Christian Post / Posted 16 days ago
living in the gutters of spiritual uncertainty. For decades, Mother Teresa has had her critics, including the late atheist Christopher Hitchens, who in 1994 released a highly critical documentary with the derisive name "Hell's Angel." The... Read more
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FOX News
I have a list of things I don't like about America. Should I take a knee, too?forms, and in so doing remind us of what this country what meant to be. Larry
I have a list of things I don't like about America. Should I take a knee, too?
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
forms, and in so doing remind us of what this country what meant to be. Larry Alex Taunton is the author of The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World’s Most Notorious Atheist (2016) and freelance columnist. Follow him at... Read more
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The Atlantic
Losing Your Faith Can Be Lonely—So Some People Are Creating Secular Fellowshipsseen as a belated response to Kurtz’s call. Following a decade in which “New At
Losing Your Faith Can Be Lonely—So Some People Are Creating Secular Fellowships
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
seen as a belated response to Kurtz’s call. Following a decade in which “New Atheist” writers such as Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens injected a combative, anti-religious rhetoric into popular discourse, such groups embody a more... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Imperial Submission: When Dissidents Take a Turn to Empireprotect us. This year has seen depressing recurrences of a syndrome first exhi
Imperial Submission: When Dissidents Take a Turn to Empire
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
protect us. This year has seen depressing recurrences of a syndrome first exhibited -- in typically brazen form -- by Christopher Hitchens in the first days after 9/11: stalwart figures of political dissent submitting reluctantly (or in... Read more
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The Christian Post
Do Conservative Christians Have the Love of Christ for Obama and Hillary?directive which stated, "Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with goo
Do Conservative Christians Have the Love of Christ for Obama and Hillary?
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
directive which stated, "Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good" (Rom. 12:21)? Do you remember what Christopher Hitchens wrote when Rev. Jerry Falwell died? Hitchens referenced Falwell's "carcass" and proclaimed, "Like many... Read more
23d
Times News
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonizedspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonized
Times News / Posted 23 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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The Alliance Review
'Saint of the gutters': Mother Teresa canonizedspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
'Saint of the gutters': Mother Teresa canonized
The Alliance Review / Posted 23 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators -- charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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dna
Twitter lashes out at Markandey Katju for criticising Mother Teresatravelling around the world in a private plane to meet political leaders. Simi
Twitter lashes out at Markandey Katju for criticising Mother Teresa
dna / Posted 24 days ago
travelling around the world in a private plane to meet political leaders. Similar criticisms were made by the late writer Christopher Hitchens in his book, The Missionary Position. Mother Teresa was, he wrote, a “religious fundamentalist, a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mother Teresa was 'anything but a saint,' Canadian study saysthe poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ’s Passion. The world gains
Mother Teresa was 'anything but a saint,' Canadian study says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ’s Passion. The world gains much from their suffering,” the journalist Christopher Hitchens reported her as saying. The study authors note that doctors visiting many of the 517 “homes for the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mother Teresa: Anti-poverty crusader is Catholicism's newest saintpilgrims. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTOVINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images ( VINCENZ
Mother Teresa: Anti-poverty crusader is Catholicism's newest saint
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
pilgrims. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTOVINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images ( VINCENZO PINTO ) Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators -- charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Saint Teresaspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Saint Teresa
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Evening Standard
John Le Carré: writer, tinker, father, spy — all these thingsother words. * One of the nice things about Mother Teresa’s canonisation is th
John Le Carré: writer, tinker, father, spy — all these things
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
other words. * One of the nice things about Mother Teresa’s canonisation is the thought of how much it would have annoyed Christopher Hitchens. The late polemicist argued in 1995’s The Missionary Position that she was a wrong ’un through and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Vatican makes Mother Teresa a saintspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Vatican makes Mother Teresa a saint
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators—charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonizedspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonized
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mother Teresa was a celebrity who built a brandof her, both in life and after death. I'm not going to go down the well-trodde
Mother Teresa was a celebrity who built a brand
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
of her, both in life and after death. I'm not going to go down the well-trodden route of criticising a person that Christopher Hitchens (who played the role of devil's advocate in the discussions surrounding her canonisation) once famously... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonizedspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonized
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators – charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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asianage
St. Teresa of Calcutta borne to sainthood by complex, mysterious processif there is any known medical explanation for the healing. Miracle or Medicine
St. Teresa of Calcutta borne to sainthood by complex, mysterious process
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
if there is any known medical explanation for the healing. Miracle or Medicine? Critics, such as the late atheist writer Christopher Hitchens, who made a documentary called "Hell's Angel" on Mother Teresa, say the system is flawed. One of the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Varicunspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Varicun
Lowell Sun / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators -- charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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The Columbian
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: ‘Saint of the gutters’ canonized at Vatican
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope Francisclinics run by the Missionaries of Charity. In a book, and also the documentar
Mother Teresa declared saint by Pope Francis
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
clinics run by the Missionaries of Charity. In a book, and also the documentary “Hell’s Angel,” the author and essayist Christopher Hitchens accused Teresa of being an “ally of the status quo,” also calling her a “zealot” and a “fanatic.”... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Mother Teresa canonized a saint before huge crowds in Vatican Cityspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa canonized a saint before huge crowds in Vatican City
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
Hawaii News Now / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Japan Today
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican ‹ Japan Todayspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
WAOW Wausau / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators -- charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mother Teresa: Anti-poverty warrior is Catholicism's newest saintpilgrims. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTOVINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images ( VINCENZ
Mother Teresa: Anti-poverty warrior is Catholicism's newest saint
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
pilgrims. / AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTOVINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images ( VINCENZO PINTO ) Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators -- charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bentMother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bent
Daily Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
Mother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a 2003 essay for Slate, the late journalist Christopher Hitchens wrote: "MT was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift... Read more
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Northern Star
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bentMother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bent
Northern Star / Posted 25 days ago
Mother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a 2003 essay for Slate, the late journalist Christopher Hitchens wrote: "MT was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bentMother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bent
The Daily Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
Mother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a 2003 essay for Slate, the late journalist Christopher Hitchens wrote: "MT was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mother Teresa canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa canonized at Vatican
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bentMother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a
Mother Teresa declared a saint after Vatican rules bent
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
Mother Teresa's legacy has been called into question by several critics. In a 2003 essay for Slate, the late journalist Christopher Hitchens wrote: "MT was not a friend of the poor. She was a friend of poverty. She said that suffering was a gift... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Pope proclaims ‘dispenser of mercy’ Mother Teresa a saintshe did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackl
Pope proclaims ‘dispenser of mercy’ Mother Teresa a saint
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
she did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackle the root causes of poverty. Atheist writer Christopher Hitchens made a documentary about her called “Hell’s Angel.” She was also accused of trying to convert the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saintshe did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackl
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint
Sky News Australia / Posted 25 days ago
she did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackle the root causes of poverty. Atheist writer Christopher Hitchens made a documentary about her called Hell's Angel. She was also accused of trying to convert the... Read more
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The Maui News
An evil saintI was aware, from a short passage in "Hitch-22," that Christopher Hitchens cons
An evil saint
The Maui News / Posted 25 days ago
I was aware, from a short passage in "Hitch-22," that Christopher Hitchens considered Mother Theresa a fraud and an inhuman proponent of mutiplied human suffering; but I never inquired further, as I know plenty already about the Catholic church and... Read more
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CTV News
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saintspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint
CTV News / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
The Record Searchlight / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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dna
Mother Teresa sainthood: Why those trending #FraudTeresa are beyond patheticher work in the slums to be an anti-revolutionary and subversive sop for the ex
Mother Teresa sainthood: Why those trending #FraudTeresa are beyond pathetic
dna / Posted 25 days ago
her work in the slums to be an anti-revolutionary and subversive sop for the exploited." Famous polemic and iconoclast Christopher Hitchens called her ‘a fanatic, fundamentalist and a fraud’, famously writing, “Mother was not a friend of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rita Ora sings at a concert in honour of Mother Teresashe did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackl
Rita Ora sings at a concert in honour of Mother Teresa
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
she did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackle the root causes of poverty. Atheist writer Christopher Hitchens made a documentary about her called 'Hell's Angel'. She was also accused of trying to convert the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Pope proclaims dispenser of mercy Mother Teresa a saintshe did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackl
Pope proclaims dispenser of mercy Mother Teresa a saint
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
she did little to alleviate the pain of the terminally ill and nothing to tackle the root causes of poverty. Atheist writer Christopher Hitchens made a documentary about her called "Hell's Angel". She was also accused of trying to convert the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Pope declares Mother Teresa a saintspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint
The Daily Comet / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint and model of mercyspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint and model of mercy
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity,” he said. Teresa’s most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mother Teresa proclaimed a saint in ceremony at the Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa proclaimed a saint in ceremony at the Vatican
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vaticanspent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dign
Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity," he said. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators — charges church authorities deny. Francis chose to... Read more
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