Blessed are ye poor, the kingdom of Heaven is yours..
And so the Catholic Church last Sunday recognized St. Teresa of Calcutta as a saint. It was pretty obvious even during her lifetime here on earth, but even in the church bureaucrats gotta bureaucrat. It’s always been so, in fact, that how organizations stay on track, so I’m mostly kidding here.
But she wasn’t. Working with and for the poorest of one the world’s poorest cities, she accomplished miracles, showing their plight to the rich and the powerful.
But her work for the powerless went well beyond the precincts of Calcutta. Her most powerless client was always the unborn, who she worked incessantly to save.
How remarkable it was to hear this small woman at the National Prayer Breakfast in 1994
By abortion, the mother does not learn to love, but kills even her own child to solve her problems. And, by abortion, that father is told…
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