St. Teresa of Calcutta

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Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz as Mother Teresa of Calcutta in the new film "Mother Teresa and Me."

New film ‘Mother Teresa and Me’ portrays the ‘human being behind the saint’

Oct 3, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

For one night only on Oct. 5, the movie will be released by Fathom Events in 800 theaters across the... Read more

St. Teresa of Calcutta.

Spanish priests criticize radio personalities who say Mother Teresa took advantage of poor

Sep 20, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

On Monday, a contributor to a Spanish radio station news program claimed that St. Teresa of Calcutta was part of... Read more

Scene from the film "Mother Teresa and Me."

New film ‘Mother Teresa and Me’ aims to inspire ‘acts of kindness’

Sep 5, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The film premieres Sept. 5 on the International Day of Charity, established by the U.N. to commemorate the anniversary of... Read more

Mark Houck gives a speech at the Men's March in Boston on Oct. 15, 2022.

Mark Houck: My family’s photo is on Mother Teresa’s tomb

Oct 17, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The Catholic pro-life father of seven who was arrested last month after a controversial FBI raid at his home, says... Read more


Mother Teresa’s former secretary to lead Missionaries of Charity

Mar 15, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Sister Joseph Michael is the 3rd person to lead the order since St. Teresa of Calcutta’s death. Read more

Missionaries of Charity house, Kolkata India.

In reversal, Missionaries of Charity in India again permitted to receive foreign donations

Jan 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Missionaries of Charity have been cleared to receive and use foreign funding in India, after the religious order founded... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

USCCB votes to inscribe Mother Teresa in the U.S. Liturgical Calendar

The U.S. bishops voted to honor Mother Teresa each year in the Liturgical Calendar of the United States. Read more

Pope Francis offers Mass in the Casa Santa Marta April 1, 2020.

Be like Mother Teresa during the coronavirus crisis, urges Pope Francis

Apr 2, 2020

Mother Teresa's example should inspire us to seek out those whose suffering is hidden during the coronavirus crisis, Pope Francis... Read more

Pope Francis at Mass in Skopje, North Macedonia May 7, 2019.

Hunger for God, feed the poor, Pope Francis urges Macedonian Catholics

May 7, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Following the example of St. Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hunger for Jesus, partake in the Bread of Life, and then... Read more

A banner of St. Teresa of Kolkata in St. Peter's Square shortly before her canonization.

Mother Teresa to be named co-patron of Kolkata archdiocese

Sep 5, 2017

Marking the first anniversary of Mother Teresa’s canonization, the Archdiocese of Kolkata will hold a Mass Wednesday to declare the... Read more

Cardinal Ernest Simoni takes possession of Santa Maria della Scalla in Rome, Feb. 11, 2017.

Cardinal Simoni to consecrate church of Mother Teresa in Balkans

Jul 17, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Cardinal Ernest Simoni to be his delegate at the consecration of a church dedicated to... Read more