A perturbing hashtag #FraudTeresa has started trending in the micro blogging website, Twitter in India. The users were sharing their own viewpoints on her by putting forth their concern of making her a symbol of religion.Many accused her of promoting suffering as a virtue and questioned her charitable works and the mass conversion.
Meanwhile millions had gathered in St Peter’s Square at Vatican city to witness the canonization ceremony of the Nobel laureate nun. Hundreds of Missionaries of charity sisters attended the phenomenon with 13 heads of state. In India, a special mass was conducted at the Missionaries of Charity, the order she founded in Kolkata. Large TV screens were also setup in the Mother House in Kolkata for watching the ceremony.
Mother Teresa died in 1997 at the age of 87 and was beatified in 2003,the first step to sainthood.