St. Teresa of Calcutta - Banner BAN1118
Known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Kolkata) 1910 - 1997, Religious: Missionary of Charity.
Born 26th August
1910, Skopje, (now Macedonia).
Died 5th September
1997, Calcutta, India.
October 2003 by Pope John Paul II.
September 2016 by Pope Francis.
Feastday 5th September.
Having joined the Sisters of Loreto at 18 years of age she worked in India and dedicated herself to working with the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta. In 1950 she founded the Missionaries of Charity, their primary task is to love and care for the destitute and abandoned.
Mother Teresa received numerous awards including
the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1979. In 2013 The United Nations General Assembly
designated 5th September, the anniversary of her death, as International
Day of Charity.
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