Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and commonly known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-born Indian Roman Catholic nun. "By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus." In late 2003, she was beatified, the third step toward possible sainthood. A second miracle credited to Mother Teresa is required before she can be recognized as a saint by the Catholic church. Mother Teresa was fluent in five languages: Bengali, the local language of the people of Kolkata, Albanian, Serbo-Croatian, English, and Hindi.
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... Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta and director of the Mother Teresa Center ... He edited and wrote the commentary for the book Mother Teresa Come Be My Light, published by Doubleday, on September 4, 2007 ...
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... Mother Teresa is the subject of the 1969 documentary film and 1972 book Something Beautiful for God, a 1997 Art Film Festival award winning film starring Geraldine Chaplin called ...
... Mother Teresa is best known for its Senior football team winning OFSAA in 2007 and 2009 ... The Mother Teresa girls soccer team also won the AAAA OFSAA Gold Medal in the spring of 2011 ... Mother Teresa is also known for volleyball, basketball, badminton, tennis and track and field ...
... It is a modern, transformed version of Mother Teresa's birth house and has a multifunctional, but sacral character ... There is a museum and sculptures of Mother Teresa and the members of her family in realistic appearance ... One sculpture shows Mother Teresa as a ten-year old child, sitting on a stone and holding a pigeon in her hands ...
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