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My father-in-law and mother-in-law are from different villages that are near Kolkata, West Bengal (spelling changed, so anglophones won't mispronounce it all the time).

With this connection I learned a few decades ago about the controversy surrounding Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, better known as Mother Teresa, who was canonised as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

The controversy included what you would expect -- that the "help" she and her followers offered came with a price, part of the colonialism/conversion project to convert Dharmic worldviews to Christian/Abrahamic worldviews. (A project that extended through both the Islamic Mughal Empire and the Christian British Empire).

It was my first window into this phenomena, and it has stuck with me and offered color to my understanding of other such activities since.

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