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Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope Francis

Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope Francis

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by September 6, 2016 World News

 

VATICAN CITY – Mother Teresa, the diminutive Albanian nun whose work to feed the hungry and comfort the dying in India became the foundation of a new religious order and earned her a Nobel Peace Prize, was named a saint on Sunday by Pope Francis.

Tens of thousands of Roman Catholic faithful gathered for the canonization ceremony under a cloudless sky and amid tight security. Francis declared Mother Teresa — now to be called Saint Teresa of Kolkata — someone who “taught us to contemplate and adore Jesus every day, and to recognize Him and serve Him as well as to recognize and serve our brothers in need.” We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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