Statue of Mother Teresa to be Removed from Skopje
Date of incident: November 23, 2017
Category: Government Restrictions
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Governmental
The Minister of Culture Robert Alagjozovski of FYROMacedonia recommended the removal of a statue of Mother Teresa from the center of Skopje. The Balkan city is the birthplace of the Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary who was canonized by Pope Francis in 2016.
The statue is one of many monuments slated to be removed. Source: Independent Balkan News Agency Photo credit:
Varga Attila (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons