Atheists Say No To Mother Teresa Postage Stamp

August 2010 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa. The U.S. Postal service wants to honor her life's work with a postage stamp to be issued in August. An atheist group is saying, "Oh my God!"

This is a portion of a surprisingly well written press release from the Post Office:

"Noted for her compassion toward the poor and suffering, Mother Teresa, a diminutive Roman Catholic nun and honorary U.S. citizen, served the sick and destitute of India and the world for nearly 50 years. Her humility and compassion, as well as her respect for the innate worth and dignity of humankind, inspired people of all ages and backgrounds to work on behalf of the world’s poorest populations."

I'm sure that as soon as the Postal Service finds a devout atheist with similar accomplishments, they will honor him/her with a stamp!

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