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Servant of Love movingly rewalks the long, sinuous road that led Mother Teresa from her birthplace in a quiet Albanian village to the teeming ghettos of Calcutta.
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Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic . A controversial figure both during her life and after her death, Mother Teresa was widely admired by many for her charitable works.
Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and was active in 133 countries. They run hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children's and family counselling programmes; orphanages; and schools. Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honours, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2003, she was beatified as "Blessed Teresa of Calcutta".
The Missionaries of Charity (Latin: Missionariarum a Caritate) is a Catholic (Latin Church) religious congregation established in 1950 by Mother Teresa, now known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. In 2012 it consisted of over 4,500. In 2012 it consisted of over 4,500 religious sisters.
Mother Teresa and Her Missionaries of Charity. Published 1978 by Harper & Row. Missionaries of Charity.
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The then Sister Teresa made her application to Calcutta's archbishop. It took some time and much discussion and prayer for light before the archbishop was ready to apply to Rome for permission to start in his archdiocese a new religious congregation for women.
Mother Teresa, what do you hope to accomplish here?’ ‘The joy of loving and being loved
Mother Teresa, what do you hope to accomplish here?’ ‘The joy of loving and being loved. ‘That takes a lot of money, doesn’t it?’ ‘It takes a lot of sacrifice. Mother Teresa has a theory of poverty, which is also a theory of submission and gratitude. She has also a theory of power, which derives from St Paul’s neglected words about the powers that be’, which ‘are ordained of God’.