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Mother Teresa by Chas Fagan. Courtesy of the Knights of Columbus.

Mother Teresa’s canonization portrait – and what the artist thought of her

Sep 1, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The canonization portrait of Bl. Mother Teresa, a copy of which will hang from St. Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, is... Read more

Mother Teresa in 1980.

Mother Teresa 'radically loved her neighbor'

Aug 31, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Mother Teresa didn't try to solve all of the world's problems: she simply lived her life in radical service and... Read more

Missionaries of Charity.

Eucharist desecrated, Missionaries of Charity assaulted in Argentina

Aug 30, 2016

The community of the Missionaries of Charity in Mar del Plata, Argentina, became the target of criminals late last week,... Read more

Vatican encourages works of mercy through new social media campaign

Aug 30, 2016

By Elise Harris

In honor of all “workers and volunteers of mercy,” the Vatican is encouraging those who volunteer in different service opportunities... Read more

Mother Teresa prayer card for WYD pilgrims in Krakow, Poland on July 25, 2016.

Mother Teresa's global impact at center of UN exhibit

Aug 28, 2016

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Mother Teresa’s tireless work for the poor and her relevance for global affairs will be featured at the United Nations,... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

Reflections on Mother Teresa from her 'Apostle of the Rosary'

Aug 23, 2016

By Elise Harris

Women’s rights activist Reggie Littlejohn is known for her fierce work fighting forced abortion and gendercide in China, often through... Read more

Mother Teresa prayer card for WYD pilgrims in Krakow, Poland on July 25, 2016.

India gears up for Mother Teresa canonization celebrations

Aug 22, 2016

Mother Teresa will be canonized on Sept. 4, and a global film festival aims to screen 23 movies to mark... Read more

Mother Teresa around the year 1994.

It's official – Mother Teresa will be canonized September 4

Mar 15, 2016

By Elise Harris

After months of anticipation, the date of Mother Teresa’s canonization has finally been announced. It falls on Sept. 4, which... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

It’s official! Mother Teresa is going to be canonized

Dec 18, 2015

By Elise Harris

After months of anticipation, the miracle allowing for the canonization of Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta has officially been approved... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

Vatican clarifies Mother Teresa canonization report

Nov 18, 2015

Despite rumors that a date has been set for Mother Teresa’s canonization, the Holy See Press Office told CNA Wednesday... Read more

Mother Teresa. Courtesy of Father Woody and Regis University.

Is this the miracle that could canonize Mother Teresa?

Sep 11, 2015

The Vatican is studying the case of a Brazilian man inexplicably cured of brain abscesses – which could be the... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

Could Mother Teresa be canonized during the Holy Year for Mercy?

May 19, 2015

By Elise Harris

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has said that Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta could be canonized during the upcoming Jubilee... Read more

Mother Teresa, circa 1988.

'Mystic in the slums': A glimpse into the prophetic life of Mother Teresa

Oct 21, 2014

By Kate Veik

“The world today is upside down, and is suffering so much, because there is so very little love in the... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on June 4, 2014.

Priest hopes papal visit will nurture fledgling Albanian Church

Sep 19, 2014

By Mary Farrow

Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Albania could encourage the leaders of the Catholic Church in a nation with a long... Read more

Pope Francis arrives at the airport in Rio de Janeiro.

Pope's Albania visit will draw from past, look to future

Sep 16, 2014

Pope Francis’ upcoming Albanian visit will highlight Mother Teresa, honor the martyrs of Albania’s atheistic past, and suggest the country’s... Read more

Mother Teresa, circa 1988.

Anyone can follow Mother Teresa's footsteps, priest says

Jun 6, 2014

One legacy of the life of Blessed Mother Teresa is that anyone can follow her example as a “missionary of... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet examines Mother Teresa's sandals along with a Missionaries of Charity sister on Thursday afternoon

New Mother Teresa exhibition gets thumbs up from Cardinal Ouellet

Aug 28, 2010

For the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa's birth a "very moving" exhibition dedicated to the life and... Read more