MOTHER TERESA – December 2010 Issue – Primary School of Pteleos

Mother Teresa
by Julie Alamanioti (6th grade)

Mother Teresa (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997) was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and she was a catholic nun of Albanian origin and Indian citizenship, who founded the Missionaries of charity in Calcutta, India in 1950. For 45 years she helped the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying, while leading the Missionaries of charity expansion, first throughout India and then to other countries. Following her death she was beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.

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