Mother Teresa

Pope Says Mother Teresa to Be Made a Saint on Sept. 4

Mother Teresa at a hospice for the destitute and dying in Kolkata, India, 1969. Terry Fincher/Getty Images VATICAN CITY (ABC News) — Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept. 4. Pope Francis set the canonization date Tuesday, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on…

Pope Approves Miracle for Mother Teresa’s Canoniza

(ABC News) — Pope Francis has signed off on the miracle needed to make Mother Teresa a saint, giving the tiny nun who cared for the poorest of the poor one of the Catholic Church’s highest honors just two decades after her death. The Vatican said Friday that Francis approved a decree attributing a miracle to Mother Teresa’s intercession during…