- Andre Walker
UKIP on the March: Independence Will Continue to Win
For decades, one of the world’s most significant religious figures was Mother Teresa of Calcutta, a nun who worked with the poorest in India. She was powerful, promoted by one of the most political Popes in the history of the Catholic Church. Teresa met heads of state, religious leaders, all in front of a cast of a TV audience of millions.
Despite her numerous accolades and achievements, her death in 1997 went almost unnoticed. Had she fallen from grace, or did the public’s appetite for her trite piety was diminished? No, it was simply a matter of timing. Teresa died a few days after Princess Diana, and the focus of all the media attention was on the future of the British Monarchy.
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