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Pope Francis visits the Bethlehem Center in Bratislava, Slovakia, Sept. 13, 2021.

Pope Francis visits former ‘Bronx of Slovakia’ transformed by Mother Teresa’s nuns

The pope toured the Bethlehem Center, which has helped the homeless since 1997. Read more

A Missionary of Charity in Rome, Sept. 16, 2017.

Missionaries of Charity and 14 disabled children from Kabul arrive at Rome airport

The children were residents of an orphanage founded by the sisters in 2006. Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

Missionaries of Charity cancel Mother Teresa birthday celebrations due to COVID-19

The Missionaries of Charity canceled their customary birthday celebrations for their founder, Mother Teresa, this year after nine religious sisters... Read more

After 15 months, Missionary of Charity accused of child trafficking granted bail

A religious sister with the Missionaries of Charity has been released on bail 25 months after her arrest. She is... Read more

Mother Teresa.

Missionaries of Charity remember Mother Teresa’s birthday

Hundreds of Missionaries of Charity gathered at their headquarters on Monday to commemorate the birthday of the order’s founder, Mother... Read more

Missionary of Charity sister prays the rosary.

Missionaries of Charity sister arrested in baby-selling investigation

Two women affiliated with the Missionaries of Charity, one a religious sister and the other an employee, have been arrested... Read more

Mother Teresa.

This journalist first told the world about Mother Teresa

The American reporter who first brought news of Mother Teresa’s work to an international audience still remembers the day in... Read more

Sister Sally speaks at the Jubilee for Workers of Mercy and Volunteers.

Only sister to survive Yemen attack: despite danger, 'we chose to stay'

A year before a March 4 attack killed four sisters, the Missionaries of Charity opted not to leave, but to... Read more

Missionaries of Charity.

Eucharist desecrated, Missionaries of Charity assaulted in Argentina

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

Missionaries of Charity at a prayer vigil in St. Peter's Square, June 19, 2015.

There's no question – the Missionaries of Charity in Yemen 'died as martyrs'

After a recent attack at a Missionaries of Charity convent in Yemen claimed the lives of four of the sisters... Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on the papal flight en route to South Korea on Aug. 14, 2014.

Pope: murdered Missionaries of Charity are martyrs of indifference

On Sunday Pope Francis lamented the world’s indifference to the recent killing of four Missionaries of Charity, calling them the... Read more

Father Woody and Bl. Teresa of Calcutta. Courtesy of Regis University.

Mother Teresa, and the Denver priest who was her kindred spirit

Mother Teresa visited Denver, Colo. twice in the 1980s. Both times, one of her biggest fans was tasked with picking... Read more

Pope Francis visits the Dono di Maria House on May 21, 2013.

Pope praises Missionaries of Charity's 'beautiful' Vatican ministry

Pope Francis thanked the Missionaries of Charity for their work and described one of their houses for homeless women located... Read more