Mother Teresa

Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje, then part... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, August 26, 1910, Üsküp, Kosovo Vilayet, Ottoman Empire (present-day Skopje, North Macedonia)
  • Died:  September 5, 1997, Calcutta, West Bengal, India)
  • Beatified:  19 October 2003, Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City by Pope John Paul II
  • Canonized:  4 September 2016, Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City by Pope Francis
  • Major shrine:  Mother House of the Missionaries of Charity, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  • Feast:  5 September
  • Attributes:  Missionaries of Charity Habit, Rosary
  • Patronage:  World Youth Day, Missionaries of Charity, Archdiocese of Calcutta (co-patron)
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo