Mother Teresa

Learn about the incredible journey of Mother Teresa, a selfless humanitarian who dedicated her life to helping the poor and marginalized. Discover how her compassion and love continue to inspire people around the world today.
My Brush With A Saint - Mother Theresa

In the summer of 1976 I attended Habitat: The United Nations Conference on Human Settlements in Vancouver, Canada. While walking with a friend across the campus of the University of British Columbia where the conference was taking place we saw an older woman of diminutive stature with a lined, weathered [...]

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Kevin Nevin
Mother Theresa - Perhaps the most famous woman of the twentieth century is a small, frail-looking nun by the name of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became much better known to the world simply as Mother Theresa. Born in 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia, after leaving for Ireland in 1928 to learn English, she was eventually sent as a missionary to India where she was to teach at the Loreto convent school in Calcutta. It was soon after the end of the Second World War when she felt a calling from God. Mother Teresa, People, Saints, Catholic Podcast, Saint Teresa Of Calcutta, Catholic Church, Catholic Faith, Missionaries Of Charity, Mother Theresa

While most famous historical figures have traditionally been men, there are a few women who managed to reach the rarified air of either notoriety or power usually reserved for their testosterone-prone contemporaries; which, considering the patriarchal nature of society for the last ten thousand years, is no small feat. It was difficult to determine who qualified as most famous from the candidates available. I looked for women who were genuinely famous (most people have heard of them). They…

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Deanie Deans
0000171692-002 | 19 Oct 1979, Calcutta, India --- Mother Ter… | Flickr

19 Oct 1979, Calcutta, India --- Mother Teresa with children from the orphanage she operates in Calcutta. Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Boyaxihu) the Roman Catholic, Albanian nun revered as India's "Saint of the Slums," was awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. --- Image by © Kapoor Baldev/Sygma/CORBIS

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