“America needs no words from me to see how your decision in Roe v. Wade has deformed a great nation. The so-called right to abortion has pitted mothers against their children and women against men. It has sown violence and discord at the heart of the most intimate human relationships. It has aggravated the derogation of the father’s role in an increasingly fatherless society. It has portrayed the greatest of gifts …a child… as a competitor, an intrusion, and an inconvenience. It has nominally accorded mothers unfettered dominion over the independent lives of their physically dependent sons and daughters.” Mother Teresa
26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997
100 years ago this selfless humanitarian who dedicated her life to serving the poor, orphans, sick and dying in Calcutta, India was born in Albania. In 1950 she founded the Missionaries of Charity and in 1979 she won the Nobel Peace Prize. Here is a link to her controversial acceptance speech.