Mother Teresa

Learn about the incredible journey of Mother Teresa, a selfless humanitarian who dedicated her life to helping the poor and marginalized. Discover how her compassion and love continue to inspire people around the world today.
Mother Theresa - Perhaps the most famous woman of the twentieth century is a small, frail-looking nun by the name of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, who became much better known to the world simply as Mother Theresa. Born in 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia, after leaving for Ireland in 1928 to learn English, she was eventually sent as a missionary to India where she was to teach at the Loreto convent school in Calcutta. It was soon after the end of the Second World War when she felt a calling from God. People, Mother Teresa, Catholic Podcast, Saint Teresa Of Calcutta, Catholic Faith, Missionaries Of Charity, Mother Theresa, Mother Teresa Quotes, Catholic

While most famous historical figures have traditionally been men, there are a few women who managed to reach the rarified air of either notoriety or power usually reserved for their testosterone-prone contemporaries; which, considering the patriarchal nature of society for the last ten thousand years, is no small feat. It was difficult to determine who qualified as most famous from the candidates available. I looked for women who were genuinely famous (most people have heard of them). They…

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Mother Teresa , the Catholic nun who was leader of the Missionaries of Charity order, photographed in Louisville, KY, June 22, 1982. She was honored for her lifelong work in a ceremony at Bellarmine College in Louisville, KY. Pope John Paul II, during the celebration of his 25 years as leader of the world's Catholic religion, will likely beatifiy Mother Teresa.

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