What Did Mother Teresa Do?


Mother Teresa used to help the poor, sick, orphaned and dying children. She opened orphanages all around the world and did most of her job in Calcutta helping people in the slums. She was a catholic nun of Albanian ethnicity and was an Indian citizen.
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Mother Teresa was born into a devout Catholic family on August 26, 1910, and baptized into the Catholic Church on the following day.
She took her first religious vows on May 24th 1931 at 21 years of age. She took her solemn vows on May 14th 1937 at 27 years of age. She died when she was 87, so she was a nun for
Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997. She died of heart failure at the age of 87, in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
Mother Teresa was born as Agnese Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. She chose the name Teresa after Thérèse de Lisieux, the patron saint of missionaries, after she took her first religious
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Mother Teresa grew famous for humbly ministering to lepers, the homeless and the poorest of the poor in the slums of Calcutta. In 1928 Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu joined the Sisters of Our Lady of Lareto, a Catholic order that did charity work in India. She too... More »
Name at Birth: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
Born: August 27, 1910, Skopje, Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1997
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Mother Teresa started the Missionaries of Charities with the aim of taking care of all those in society who are outcast because they are poor, sick and a burden. The first of her homes started in Calcutta, India and spread throughout the world.
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Mother Teresa, was a Roman Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India. For years she ministered to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying ...
Born Gonxha (Agnes) Bojaxhiu, Mother Theresa devoted her life to helping people who nobody bothered to look after. She helped people by providing food, clothing, ...
Mother Teresa lived her life to provide aid to those who needed it. During her years of work, she established hospice as well as centers for disabled, lepers, ...
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