Mother Teresa

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Noun1.Mother Teresa - Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia)Mother Teresa - Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
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The pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church declared Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in Skopje on 26 August, a saint at a ceremony in St.
Mother Teresa was born as Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia, in 1910 and was given Indian citizenship in 1951.
The saintly image is no longer an automatic label for Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu.