4 September mother Teresa will be officially recognized as a Saint of the Roman Catholic Church. For her followers, the status is a mere formality.
Former volunteer Hemli Gonzalez after the financial crisis of 2008 took a break from their real estate in Miami and went to India, where he spent two months volunteering at a home for the dying, where the work of missionaries Mother Teresa's Charity in Calcutta (now Kolkata ).
Gonzц?lez said that he was shocked by the poor level of hygiene and medical care. No one, including he, had no medical experience and had not received any training before working in hospice. He claims that he saw the nuns who re-used needles after washing them in tap water that the clothes are sometimes soiled with urine and feces, and kitchen utensils were side by side in the same room.
Patients suffering from respiratory diseases had to swim in icy water, because the water heater couldn't heat enough water, he says. And he claims that there was no doctor in the hospice.
Gonzц?lez said that attempts to raise a red flag, or offer to install water heater always met the same answer the nuns. "We don't do it here." "Mother Teresa didn't want a five-star hospital or anything like that," says one of the missionaries.
Critics say that this is not an acceptable excuse. Because the group receives millions of dollars in donations from around the world, they say that they need to use them to build hospitals, schools and upgrade their facilities.
While these disputes are raging inside mother Teresa house it's business as usual, with the same simplicity and routine, which lasts for many decades. According to Gonzalez, is a "Museum of poverty". For some, this place of selfless service. A group of nuns will leave for Vatican to the canonization in September, as well as those who stay in Kolkata will be celebrating the day with prayers of gratitude. For them and other pious followers around the world, Mother Teresa