Mother Teresa

Pope Francis proclaims Teresa a saint

Pope Francis proclaims Mother Teresa a saint, hailing her work with the destitute of Kolkata as a beacon for mankind and testimony of God's compassion for the poor.

July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

Mother Teresa charity home 'sold babies' in India

Indian authorities says today they have sealed a home run by Mother Teresa's religious order and charged a nun and one other person with baby trafficking.

September 4, 2016
September 4, 2016

Pope Francis proclaims Teresa a saint

Pope Francis proclaims Mother Teresa a saint, hailing her work with the destitute of Kolkata as a beacon for mankind and testimony of God's compassion for the poor.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Pope approves sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope Francis formally approves sainthood for Mother Teresa and set September 4 as the date for her canonisation.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

Pope Francis recognises second Mother Teresa 'miracle'

Pope Francis recognises a second miracle attributed to Mother Teresa, clearing the way for the Roman Catholic nun to be made a saint next year.

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

Mother Teresa's successor dies

Sister Nirmala, the nun who succeeded Mother Teresa as the head of a charity in the Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) dies aged 81.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

Uproar over Mother Teresa Slur

There is an outrage in India over a Hindu leader's comment that Mother Teresa's charity work has one objective - to convert the poor to Christianity.