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February 9, 2017

Ten Catholic women who changed the world

Mary O’Regan profiles 10 Catholic women who transformed the planet with their holiness, untiring work and incredible creativity 1. Phyllis Bowman On May 7 Britain lost arguably its most dynamic…
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December 23, 2016

The happiest day of Mother Teresa's life

It’s been said that saints often come in pairs. Sts. Peter and Paul, Mary and Joseph, Francis and Clare, and Louis and Zelie Martin are just a handful of such…
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October 21, 2016

The beautiful meeting of John Paul II and Mother Teresa

It's been said that saints often come in pairs. Sts. Peter and Paul, Mary and Joseph, Francis and Clare, and Louis and Zelie Martin are just a handful of such…
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September 7, 2016

The truth about Mother Teresa’s ‘atheism’

For long periods Mother Teresa perceived God's seeming absence. But even in her most tortured moments she showed a trust in the will of God As is now well known,…
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September 6, 2016

Pope: Christians can’t ignore suffering and have a clear conscience

Turning your head away from the suffering of others is a grave sin, and simply saying some prayers does not make a good Christian of someone who ignores those in…
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September 5, 2016

Pope prays for Spanish nun murdered in Haiti

Remembering religious women who too often are the targets of violence around the world, Pope Francis led prayers for a Spanish sister murdered on September 2 in Haiti. “At this…
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September 5, 2016

In Calcutta, joy and prayers as Mother Teresa declared saint

At Shishu Bhavan, children, the destitute, Missionaries of Charity nuns and novices sat silently, glued to the TV screen for the live telecast of the Vatican canonisation ceremony of Mother…
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September 5, 2016

The simplicity of St Teresa’s reliquary reflects her life, priest says

Missionaries of Charity Father Brian Kolodiejchuk said the reliquary chosen for Mother Teresa’s relic reflects her life and values. At every canonisation ceremony, people connected to the new saint carry…
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September 5, 2016

‘We always knew Mother Teresa was a saint’, say US pilgrims

US pilgrims gathered at the Vatican to celebrate the newly declared St. Teresa of Kolkata said it was about time Mother Teresa officially had the title. Organised diocesan and parish…
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September 5, 2016

Donald Trump releases video praising ‘humble and pious’ Mother Teresa

The Republican candidate for president posted the video to YouTube ahead of Mother Teresa's canonisation US presidential candidate Donald Trump has released an online video in which he praises St Teresa…
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