Mother Teresa

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Mother Teresa

Events1981 : She had been thaught at Saint Mary's High Shcool, a school run by the Loreto Sisters and dedicated to teaching girls from the city's poorest Bengali families.1948 : She voyaged for the first time into Calcuta's slums with no more specific goal than"to add the unwanted, the unloved, the uncared for". Also She began open-air school and established a home for the dying destitute in a dilapidated building she convinced the government to donate to her cause.1950 : She won canonical recognition for a new congregation, The Missionaries of Charity which founded only 12 members.1950-1960 : She esblished a leper colony,an orphanage, a nursing home, a family clinic and a string of mobile clinic in Culcuta.1971 : She traveled to New York where she opened a soup kitchen as a home to care for those infected with HIV/AIDS.1972 : She went to Beirot, Lebanon, where she crossed frequently between Christian East Beirut and Muslim East Beirut to aid childrens of both faiths.Mother Teresa has received various honours for her tireless and effective charity. She was awarded "Jewel of India," the highest honor bestowed on Indian civilians as well as the now-defunct Soviet Union's Gold Medal of the Soviet Peace Committee.1979 : Mother Teresa won her highest honor when she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her work "in bringing help to suffering humanity."

"I feel the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion".1979, Mother Teresa said in her Nobel lecture.

"God doesn't require us to succeed;he only requires that you try"

"Don't wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person"

ProfileName:Mother TeresaOccupation:Nun, SaintBirth date: August 26, 1910Death date:September5,1997Education:Institute of the blessed Virgin MaryPlace of birth:Skopje, MacedoniaPlace of death:Calcutta, IndiaOriginally:Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

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