Oswald Cardinal Gracias responds to Mr. Bhagwats statement on Mother Teresa
Feb. 24, 2015
I am deeply pained and saddened that Mr. Mohan Bhagwat could make such a remark about Mother Teresa, a person loved and revered by all Indians and indeed the world over.
I met Mother Teresa many times and I sensed the great joy she felt when she reached out to the poorest of the poor, the sick, the abandoned and the dying - indeed everyone who met her has expressed this. One would only need to visit any of the Homes of Mother Teresa's Sisters (Missionaries of Charity) to witness their tremendous selfless service. Mr. Bhagwat, apparently, does not know Mother Teresa and is totally misinformed.
Such statements are unfortunate because, besides being inaccurate they also cause damage to the harmony and goodwill between people of different religions. I do hope Mr. Bhagwat retracts his statement.
+Oswald Cardinal Gracias
Archbishop Of Bombay
Other national News
Press Release on Theological Symposium
Theological Symposium on Christian Faith in a Multicultural Context organized by the Catholic B...
Jan. 24, 2019
Sr. Lidwin Fernandes Appointed as CCBI Women’s Commission Secretary
Rev. Sr. Lidwin Fernandes (42), belongs to the North Province of Ursuline Franciscan Sisters (UFS...
Jan. 18, 2019
Church Urged to pay attention to the needs of Humanity
Chennai: Inaugurating the 31st Plenary Assembly of the conference of the Catholic Bishops of In...
Jan. 10, 2019
The Conference of Catholic Bishops of India
Chennai: The Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) established two new Commissions, for ...
Jan. 7, 2019
Bishop Thomas Thennatt, SAC, Bishop of Gwalior, Passed Away
Gwalior 15 December, 2018 (CCBI): Most Rev. Thomas Thennatt, (65) SAC, Bishop of Gwalior, Madhya ...
Dec. 15, 2018