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20 Facts About Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa was a humanitarian. She was a tiny woman of just 4 feet 11 inches and less than pounds. Yet, she spent many years lifting and carrying those who were dying or sick. Mother Teresa chose to "serve the poorest of the poor and to live among them and like them. She, along with others of the Missionaries of Charity, strove to make the lives and deaths of those around them more peaceful and full of love.
Who Was Mother Teresa?
After living in Skopje for eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India , where she lived for most of her life. In , Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity , a Roman Catholic religious congregation that had over 4, nuns and was active in countries in It also runs soup kitchens , dispensaries, mobile clinics, children's and family counselling programmes, as well as orphanages and schools. Members take vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience , and also profess a fourth vow—to give "wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor. She was canonised on 4 September , and the anniversary of her death 5 September is her feast day. A controversial figure during her life and after her death , Teresa was admired by many for her charitable work. She was praised and criticized on various counts, such as for her views on abortion and contraception, and was criticized for poor conditions in her houses for the dying.