mother teresa sainthood
Among all the noise about Mother Teresa - positive and negative - this will be my memory of Mother Teresa.
This weekend, Mother Teresa was canonized as a saint by the Catholic Church. It is remarkable that this humble woman who stood barely 5 feet tall became a global celebrity, sought out by heads of state and venerated by just about everyone on the planet.
By Isla Binnie VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Mother Teresa of Calcutta, known as the “saint of the gutters” during her life, was
As Mother Teresa is being declared a saint by Pope Francis, I remember our meeting in the last year of her life. In 1996, I was visiting India and one evening after viewing the Taj Mahal in Agra, I met a priest in the hotel bar. Really. He was on his way to Mother Teresa's Home for the Dying Destitute. When I mentioned my lifelong work with the dying, he asked if I wanted to join him.
"Do ordinary things with extraordinary love."
Before her death in 1997, she dedicated her life to helping the poor.
Mother Teresa, who died in 1997 at the age of 87, is expected to be canonized in early September.
Martin was referring to a 2007 book based on Mother Teresa's private journals and letters, which revealed that she had experienced