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Mother Teresa Canonized by Pope Francis in Vatican City

by Pankaj Sharma

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Mother Teresa: After hearing this name A nun in white sari with a blue border comes in our mind. Mother Teresa was canonized by Pope Francis Sept 4, 2016 nineteen years after her death.

Her giant portrait hangs on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, in front of which approximate 1,00 000 faithful gathered for the event. Mother Teresa became a global icon, and controversial, the commitment to the poor.

Mother Teresa declared Saint by Pope Francis

Pope Francis said during the Mother Teresa Canonization:

“We declare Blessed Teresa of Calcutta holy and we put it among the saints, decreeing it to be venerated as such by the whole Church”

Mother Teresa Canonized by Pope Francis in Vatican City

She was born on 26 August 1910 and died on 5 September 1997. Mother Teresa was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She won Nobel Prize for Peace in 1979. John Paul II during his beatification in 2003 said:

“Let us celebrate this little woman in love with God, humble messenger of the Gospel and tireless benefactor of humanity”.

Mother-Teresa is Known worldwide by its white sari with a blue border, was born in 1910 in Macedonia, Gonxha Bojaxhiu. At 18, she entered in the Sisters of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette and took the name of ‘Teresa’ in reference to St. Therese of Lisieux. She arrived in Calcutta (India) in 1929, where she worked as a religious teacher in a school.

She will live in our heart forever.

Mother Teresa Canonized by Pope Francis in Vatican City is written by Pankaj Sharma
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