Did India Froze Teresa' Missionaries of Charity bank accounts amid global illegal conversion racket?
News published by NRI Herald Australia 28 December 2021
For years, Mother Teresa has been accused of being a fraud. Her problematic history of following primitive health practices and her evangelical zeal to convert the weak and the vulnerable into the Christian fold were long cited by her critics to call out the unwarranted adulation that was showered on her.
Christopher Hitchens, an English-American socio-political critic, and public intellectual, was one of the staunch critics of Mother Teresa and had described her organization as a ‘cult’ that promoted suffering, illegal conversion and did not help those in need.
Born in Skopje (then a part of the Ottoman Empire), the Albanian nun followed the Roman Catholic sect of Christianity. After a few years of living in the Ottoman Empire, she moved to Ireland and subsequently to India (where she breathed her last in Calcutta) in 1997.
Mother Teresa became a nurse at the age of 16 by joining the Loreto Abbey in Ireland. Two years later, she was given the name Sister Teresa. In 1929, she moved to Calcutta(Kolkata), where she became a teacher and, 15 years on, headmistress at a convent school. In 1946, she founded the Missionaries of Charity, which was officially established as a religious congregation in 1950.
A report published in the Washington Post revealed that patients who were dying in the hospital run by the missionaries were forced to convert to Christianity before their death. In 1994, Christopher Hitchens and Journalist Tariq Ali released a documentary film called ‘Hell’s Angels’ which brought the disgusting reality of Teresa’s organizations out in public.
India: Froze Bank accounts of Missionaries of Charity
Today on 27th December 2021 after West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s claim that the India's central government froze all bank accounts of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has stated that it did not freeze any accounts of Missionaries of Charity. MHA further revealed that it was the Missionaries of Charity people who sent a request to SBI, wanting the bank to freeze its accounts.
Additionally, MHA informed that Missionaries of Charity (MoC) was denied the permission to renew its FCRA registration under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and the renewal application of MoC was rejected on the grounds of not meeting eligibility conditions under FCRA 2010 & Foreign Contribution Regulation Rules (FCRR), 2011.
Fundamentalist islamic & christian Media misrepresents facts
While India conducts its business with dignity various media groups especially those who are funded by fundamental islamists and christian groups have started their propaganda war by publishing judgemental headlines.
1) Aljazeera (Saudi islamist media group) try to falsely implicate india by calling this action by sovereign nation as "hate attacks".