• Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint

    Pope Francis declares Mother Teresa a saint

    The Pope has declared Mother Teresa – who worked with the dying and destitute in the Indian city of Kolkata – a saint.

    Tens of thousands watched in St Peter’s Square as Pope Francis held the canonisation mass for the nun, revered as one of the icons of the 20th century.

    The service took place the day before the 19th anniversary of her death.

    The pontiff said in Latin: “For the honour of the Blessed Trinity… we declare and define Blessed Teresa of […]