More than 40 other letters, many of which she had asked to be destroyed in her will, show her fighting off feelings of "darkness" and "torture". The letters are published for the first time in a new book, Mother Teresa: He wrote that during that period, Mother Teresa did not feel God "in her heart or in the eucharist". Mr Kolodiejchuk gathered the letters as part of the process to make Mother Teresa a saint, and is responsible for arguing in her favour.
In making her a saint, the Vatican recognized a second miracle: The Albanian nun, who died at the age of 87 on Sept. The pope substantiated a first miracle when a woman in India prayed to the nun and was cured of stomach cancer, in Oct.
The beatification ceremony is the penultimate step to being canonised a saint and was the shortest in modern history.
Following the beatification, a second miracle had to be verified by the Vatican for Mother Teresa to be proclaimed a saint. The nun, born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu Aug. She left home at 18 with the goal of becoming a missionary and joined the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ireland.
She soon left there for India. The nun lived and worked in India for many years.
She took her religious vows as a nun in May 24, and became known as Mother Teresa. Inshe donned the blue-bordered white cotton sari she became associated with, as she set out from the Loreto convent to work with the poor. The nun opened the home in as a free hospice for the poor.
The Missionaries of Charity then opened homes for those with leprosy and orphans in Calcutta and around India. The Missionaries of Charity expanded their work internationally in dozens of countries.
Sister Nirmala was elected to succeed Mother Teresa.
Byher charity operated in countries around the world, running hundreds of orphanages, hospices and leper homes from its base in Calcutta. Mother Teresa died of cardiac arrest on Sept.
She was buried in the Mother House of the Missionaries of Charity. Her canonization falls on the eve of the 19th anniversary of her death.
By citizenship, an Indian.
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