Mother Teresa sainthood

Pope approves sainthood for Mother Teresa

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

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.