The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice Setting & Symbolism

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Calcutta

Calcutta is the city in India where Mother Teresa has operated many hospices for the poor, for more than four decades.Malcolm Muggeridge and others in the book describe it as a horrible place, but Hitchens contends that it is no worse than many other cities in the developing world.

Haiti

Haiti is a Caribbean island country whose president, the despotic Jean-Claude Duvalier, was married to Michele Duvalier, praised by Mother Teresa for her love of the people. Haiti is a poor country whose citizens suffered from starvation, and the Duvaliers ran away to Europe with much of Haiti's national funds, according to Hitchens.

Greater Albania

Greater Albania is a term that describes an idealized Albania that would include in its geographic boundaries Kosovo, parts of Serbia and Montenegro, a large part of the Macedonia in the former Yugoslavia, and part of modern Greece. It represents a...

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