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Why was Mother Teresa considered a terrible person by some people?

Why was Mother Teresa considered a terrible person by some people?

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H. Martin

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H. Martin, Content Writer, Charlotte

Answered Oct 31, 2018

There are a lot of people who think that Mother Teresa should be well-regarded. They believe that she is truly a saint because of the things that she has done. Some people believe otherwise. Her mission is to convert a lot of people into Catholicism. She went to poor countries not to let them see the glory of God but because she wanted to convert as many people as she can.

There are a lot of people who think that Mother Teresa should be well-regarded. They believe that
For other people, they believe that she has her own personal purposes and she is not doing everything for God. The money that she has raised for her “good work” was used in order to build expensive churches. This can be very impractical especially in poor countries.

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T. Perez

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Answered Jun 04, 2018

Usually when most people think of someone who embodies kindness, selflessness and a saint, Mother Teresa quickly comes to mind. While she did do some important and selfless work, her legacy is not as pure as it is often portrayed. She is often said to have helped in healing and care of sick individuals, but some believe this to be hardly selfless.

Usually when most people think of someone who embodies kindness, selflessness and a saint, Mother
Mother Teresa was devoted to converting as many people as possible to Catholicism and sometimes that meant mistreating the poor she is claimed to have helped. Instead of dedicating the money earned by the church to help the poor, they chose to build expensive religious buildings in very poor countries.

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