The remarkable woman who would be known as Mother Theresa began life named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. Born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, she was the youngest child born to Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu, Receiving her First Communion at the age of five, she was confirmed in November 1916. Her father died while she was only eight years old leaving her family in financial straits.
A long interview is interspersed with footage of the various houses she set up to educate children and care for orphans, the poor and the sick. In the interview, Mother Teresa speaks candidly on issues of celibacy, contraception, abortion, euthanasia and the AIDS centres she has established.
Find out about the life and charitable works of Mother Teresa, known as one of the great humanitarians of the 20th century, in this mini biography.