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Mother Teresa's Feast Day

I grew up hearing now and then about Mother Teresa. She's now Saint Teresa of Kolkata (which I'll never be able to think of except as Calcutta — the habits of hearing of her as Teresa of Calcutta over a lifetime die hard). Anyway, here's a bit of her story. Show More Summary

Mother Teresa’s 5 Lessons for Pro-Life People

Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa, or, as she is now known to Catholics, St Teresa of Calcutta. (As with her actual death, the anniversary seems to have been rather overshadowed by that of Princess Diana!) Mother Teresa is best known for her work among the poorest of the poor, […]

Read TIME’s Original 1997 Report on Mother Teresa’s Death

"Only physically did Mother Teresa's heart fail her," TIME Magazine observed following her death at 87 on Sept. 5, 1997

Kosovo devotes cathedral to St. Teresa 20 years after death

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Roman Catholic cathedral in Kosovo’s capital has been consecrated to the saint formerly known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

5 Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week

This week, a practiced Mother Teresa impersonator comes to the Broad and parkour performers escape an unidentified assailant, running and flipping their way around Houston. Forever on the run In “Not/Normal” at Shulamit Nazarian Gallery, Steffani Jemison’s short film Escaped Lunatic is projected against a long wall; it showed on a...

‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ Honored With Historic Funeral

The medical missionary who helped curb the leprosy outbreak is the first Christian woman to receive this government honor. For the first time in Pakistan’s recent history, a Christian is being honored with a state funeral. Dr. Ruth Pfau,...Show More Summary

State funeral for Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa'

Ruth Pfau, a German nun who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, was buried with full state honours on Saturday, in an unprecedented service for a foreign Christian in the Muslim-majority country. Pfau, who died at the age of 87 on August 10 was known locally as Pakistan's Mother Teresa. Show More Summary

Dr. Ruth Pfau, Savior of Lepers in Pakistan, Dies at 87

A German-born medical missionary, who discovered her life’s calling by chance, is hailed in Asia as “a Mother Teresa.”

Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' dies aged 87

Ruth Pfau, a German nun who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, has died at the age of 87. Pfau, who was known locally as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, came to the southern port city of Karachi in 1960 and spent half a century taking care of some of the country's sickest and poorest people. Mervyn Lobo, the chief of the centre, told AFP that she died late Wednesday.

Known as the Mother Teresa of Pakistan, she helped defeat one of the most stigmatized diseases in human history

Dr. Ruth Pfau, a German nun who has died at 87, ministered to Pakistan’s leprosy patients for decades.

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Catholic League to Cheese Shop: Don’t Joke About Mother Teresa’s Nether Regions

Somehow, a description of cheese caused the Catholic League's Bill Donohue to have a nervous breakdown.

Teresa Giudice Says Her Mother’s Death Was Worse Than Prison; Memoir ‘Standing Strong’ Details

There’s never a dull moment in Teresa Giudice‘s life. Less than a year after being released from federal prison, Teresa suffered the tragic loss of her mother Antonia and the Real Housewives Of New Jersey star admits that nothing she’s...Show More Summary

Cardinal choler over copyright of Mother Teresa's sari

The famous white sari with three blue borders worn by saint Mother Teresa has been copyrighted by nuns, and one of the Vatican's top cardinals is not pleased. "Holy Mother Teresa of Calcutta is a universal symbol, beloved by believers...Show More Summary

A Religious First, Mother Teresa's Famous Sari Officially Trademarked By Nuns

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The blue and white ribbed sari is now the exclusive intellectual property of the Missionaries of Charity, which was founded by the nun some 70 years ago.

Mother Teresa's Famous Sari Is Now Trademarked

The nuns who belong to Mother Teresa's order were willing to forgive and forget groups taking advantage of their late matriarch's image. Their lawyer? Not so much. And that's why the Missionaries of Charity in India now owns the trademark to the saint's famous blue-bordered sari, reports the Guardian. It...

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