Mother Teresa Biography : To the Point

  • Mother Teresa, known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was a renowned humanitarian and missionary.
  • She was born on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Albania, which is now part of North Macedonia, and she passed away on September 5, 1997, in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India.
  • International Day of Charity is an annual event that is celebrated on 5 September each year to commemorate the day of passing away of  Mother Teresa.
  • 5th September 2023 marks the 26th death anniversary of Mother Teresa
  • Mother Teresa came to India in 1929.
  • In 1948 AD, he took permanent citizenship of India and started the work of social service
  • In 1950, Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic religious congregation dedicated to caring for the sick, the poor, the orphaned, and the dying.
  • Mother Teresa’s received Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her dedication to the relief of suffering and the promotion of peace.
  • Mother Teresa was awarded the Bharat Ratna in the year 1980.
  • She was officially canonized as a saint on September 4, 2016, by Pope Francis.
  • Sister Gemma Toppo (Jema Toppo) is called the Mother Teresa of Jharkhand.

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