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Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 08:14 PM
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Posted By RivkahChaya
OK, I have no proof this really happened, but is...

OK, I have no proof this really happened, but is it possible that just the existence of M. Teresa's "hospitals" in Calcutta, or other places, may have led people with funds and a generous bend, to...
Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
Is it? If the donor specifies a certain venue for...

Is it? If the donor specifies a certain venue for the money, and the recipient acknowledges that it will be used specifically for that, is it ethical for the recipient to use it for just anything?
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Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
This is generally true, but we are talking about...

This is generally true, but we are talking about a special case.

She was doing next to nothing, and had the capability of doing exponentially more, and was receiving financial donations from...
Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
If someone donates a check, and specifically says...

If someone donates a check, and specifically says "use this for the children's ward at X hospital in Calcutta," or "use this to buy food for people living on the street," and a representative of the...
Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
She was asked several times by people, including...

She was asked several times by people, including Christopher Hitchens, to provide an accounting of all the money that had clearly gone into her coffers, and where it currently was, and always...
Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
People donated 50 million dollars a year to her,...

People donated 50 million dollars a year to her, expressly to feed the poor and help the sick. She didn't spend any of the money on that, and instead sent her nuns begging on the streets for the food...
Forum: Religion 17 March 2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
Wikipedia claims she was treated at one of the...

Wikipedia claims she was treated at one of the best US hospitals in California for her heart problems. The note is a link which took me to this article...
Forum: Religion 16 March 2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
The problem is, it didn't have to be that way....

The problem is, it didn't have to be that way. People in North America and Europe, and the few wealthy people in South America sent her donations that totaled in the millions every year. She had the...
Forum: Religion 16 March 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
Can you point to one good thing she did, and...

Can you point to one good thing she did, and provide a cite for it? Not something vague, like "she set up a hospital," but with some details about the mission of the hospital, how many doctors were...
Forum: Religion 16 March 2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
From what I understand, she kept abandoned babies...

From what I understand, she kept abandoned babies in sub-minimal care, didn't feed them much, especially if they appeared ill, didn't get them care from doctors, even though she had plenty of doctors...
Forum: Religion 16 March 2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 107,747
Posted By RivkahChaya
I can't find regulations for US postage stamp...

I can't find regulations for US postage stamp images online anywhere, but I've always been under the impression that real people pictured on stamps have to be US citizens, with exceptions for...
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