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Articles for Mother Teresa

Why Mother Teresa Still Matters

by David Van Biema, TIME Magazine: How do secular people remember a saint? As Mother Teresa‘s birthday on August 26th and the anniversary of her death on September 5th approach, I found myself thinking about this. I tried to imagine what I would know about the woman, 15 years gone, if I didn’t write about religion for a living. […]

Mother Teresa’s Secret

By Father Joseph Langford, MC: TIJUANA, Mexico, SEPT. 4, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Ahead of the 13th anniversary of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta’s death on Sunday, and following the recent celebration of the 100th anniversary of her birth (Aug. 26), Missionary of Charity Father Joseph Langford shared with ZENIT some excerpts of his book “Mother Teresa’s Secret Fire” (Our […]

The Dark Night of Mother Teresa

by Carol Zaleski: On October 19, 2003, Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997) will be beatified in Rome. During the three-and-a-half-year investigation into her cause, no less thorough for having been hastened by the waiver of the customary five-year waiting period, every nook and cranny of her life was studied for evidence that she is the […]