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Albanian Muslims against a statue honoring Mother Theresa

Yes, it's totally illogical, that being the most remarkable human being born in Albania, they are rejecting it because she is … a religious character, and they cannot support it because then outsiders would think that Shkoder (the city in which the statue is going to be located) is Christian… From Western Resistance (HT: Eurabian News)

In another sign of the intolerance of Islam in the modern world, the inhabitants of a city in northern Albania are campaigning to prevent a statue being erected to Mother Theresa (pictured), who died on 5 September, 1997, aged 87.

The Scotsman has the story. It also appears in the left-wing and greedy New York Times but one must pay to view their articles online.

The reasons are not because Mother Theresa (real name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) though an ethnic Albanian, was born in Macedonia, not Albania, nor the fact that her face resembles a scrotum or a walnut, and may frighten small children.

The brouhaha is taking place in Shkoder, and the reasons for the protestations are that Mother Theresa is a "religious figure", and that would offend Muslims. Religion was officially banned for 27 years by Enver Hoxha's dictatorship, and such militancy among Muslims appears to be a recent development. Continue reading

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