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Mother Teresa by Iris Howden
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Mother Teresa by Iris Howden. The Real Lives books are about famous people from the worlds of: Sport; Film and Music; Politics and History. This book tells the story of Mother Teresa, who spent all her life helping the poor and ill. She was sometimes called 'The Saint of the Gutters'.
Mother Teresa by Anne Marie Sullivan
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
This illustrated series exhibits biographical accounts of the great people of all time. 'People of Importance' includes a variety of figures, such as Vincent Van Gogh, Mother Teresa, Archimedes, Confucius, Dalai Lama, and Marco Polo.
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.
Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor. Considered one of the 20th Century's greatest humanitarians, she was canonized as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in 2016.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Welcome to the Official Mother Teresa Website of the Missionaries of Charity. Learn more about Mother Teresa, her Life, Work, Mission & Spirituality.