Mother Teresa to become a saint on Sept. 4: Pope Francis



Mother Teresa will be made a saint on September 4, Pope Francis announced. 19 years after the death of the Nobel Laureate who spent 45 years serving the poor and sick on the streets of Kolkata.

“Pope Francis today approved Mother Teresa’s elevation to sainthood and set September 4 as the date for her canonisation,” said a message from the Vatican to the Mother House — the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity and spent 45 years serving the poor, the sick, the orphaned, and the dying on the streets of Kolkata. She died at the age of 87 here in 1997.

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  • Mother Teresa also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, MC, was an Albanian Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary. She was born in Skopje, then part of the Kosovo Vilayet in the Ottoman Empire.
  • Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honours, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.

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  • In which year Mother Teresa recived Noble Prize?



Source – The Indian Express
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