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Mother Teresa (Saint Teresa of Calcutta)

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Religious Figure

The Resume

    (August 27, 1910-September 5, 1997)
    Born in Skopje, Ottoman Empire (modern Macedonia)
    Birth name is Agnes Gonxha Bejaxhiu (what a beautiful name?)
    Started Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta (1950)
    Nobel Prize for Peace (1979)
    Canonized September 4, 2016 by Pope Francis I

Why she might be annoying:

    She was anti contraception and anti abortion, believing only in abstinence.
    She said: 'America needs no words from me to see how your decision in Roe v. Wade has deformed a great nation' (I guess Calcutta India is in better shape than America?). According to Christopher Hitchens' The Missionary Position: She cozied up with political tyrants to get money for her missions. She withheld pain killers from the dying, believing the way to Heaven was to suffer.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She worked and helped in the poorest sections of Calcutta.
    She dedicated her life to tend to the poor and sick.
    Starting in 1946, she brought dying street people into her house where they could die with some dignity.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 355 Votes: 49.58% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 153 Votes: 45.10% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 116 Votes: 42.24% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 165 Votes: 53.94% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 294 Votes: 47.28% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1024 Votes: 62.01% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 893 Votes: 57.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 2159 Votes: 45.53% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 3340 Votes: 43.71% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 1271 Votes: 66.88% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 1325 Votes: 50.04% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 364 Votes: 47.80% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 1183 Votes: 42.60% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 1978 Votes: 35.69% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 371 Votes: 33.42% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 449 Votes: 43.65% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 992 Votes: 40.42% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 4700 Votes: 41.98% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 3584 Votes: 40.71% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 2853 Votes: 41.99% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 6728 Votes: 35.43% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 14093 Votes: 35.08% Annoying