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  • A Pope and a Saint: John Paul II and Mother Theresa

    04/05/2005 6:52:54 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 131 replies · 3,778+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/5/05 | Phil Brennan
    Their missions were different, one devoting her life to ministering to the poor the sick and the dying, and the other to administering the affairs of the Roman Catholic Church and carrying the word of Christ throughout the world. But Pope John Paul II and Blessed Mother Theresa delivered and lived the same message: life must be lived in and for Jesus Christ and in service to others. Mother Theresa put it this way: "Whatever you do for your family, for your children, for your husband, for your wife, you do for God … Let no one ever come...
  • Albanian Muslims object to city's statue of Mother Teresa

    03/30/2006 2:39:43 AM PST · by MadIvan · 84 replies · 2,145+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | March 30, 2006 | BENET KOLEKA
    MUSLIMS in Albania's northern city of Shkoder are opposing plans to erect a statue to Mother Teresa, the ethnic Albanian Catholic nun in line for elevation to sainthood by the Vatican. The dispute is unusual for Albania, where religion was banned for 27 years under the dictator Enver Hoxha, and "mixed" marriages are the norm. Seventy per cent of the population are liberal Muslims, the rest are Christian Orthodox and Catholic. But Muslim groups in Shkoder rejected the local council plan for a statue, saying it "would offend the feelings of Muslims". "We do not want this statue to be...