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‘Now a saint … always a mother’ – Songs, celebrations in Kolkata for Mother Teresa’s sainthood

VATICAN CITY, Sept 4, (AFP): Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed Mother Teresa of Kolkata a saint, hailing her as the personification of maternal love and a powerful advocate for the poor. “We may have some difficulty in calling her ‘Saint’ Teresa,” the pontiff said. “Her holiness is so near to …

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Mother Teresa set for sainthood – ‘Miracle’ patient speaks

HARIRAMPUR, India, Sept 2, (Agencies): Sitting in her mud house in eastern India, Monica Besra vividly recalls the “blinding light” emanating from Mother Teresa’s photo that she believes helped cure her cancer — one of the two recognised miracles that propelled the nun towards sainthood. Besra, a tribal woman from …

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Mother Teresa sainthood set

Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept 4. Pope Francis set the canonization date Tuesday, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on the Catholic Church’s merciful side. The announcement was expected after Francis …

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