Mother Teresa of Kolkata, a Saint
MOTHER TERESA (1910-1997). Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary, known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. In 1950 she founded the Missionaries of Charity. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1979) and in 1985 she was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Ronald Reagan. She was closely associated with Pope John Paul II. Pope Francis recognized a second miracle attributed to Mother Teresa. She was canonized on December 17, 2015.
A very scarce newspaper portrait of Mother Teresa and Pope john Paul II. The Pope smiling, has his both arms around Mother Teresa. This photo was taken while the Pope and Mother Teresa was visiting the Home for the Dying in Calcutta. At this time Mother Teresa had 80 patients in the home. The Pope was visiting India on a 10- day tour. Measures 4”x6”, black & white. Mother Teresa has very boldly written: “God Bless you” and signed her name “M. Teresa m.c.” Together with a colorful Mother Teresa prayer card and a Limited, numbered invitation by Pope John Paul for the Beatification of Mother Teresa to be held at the Piazza San Pietro on October 19, 2003. In addition we have included a wonderful original relic. A piece of cloth from one of her robes affixed to the back of a “Madre Teresa” medal which bears her portrait. This was made in Italy and can easily be worn with a silver chain. The collection.......$875.00