PRISTINA, Kosovo (RNS) — The consecration Tuesday (Sept. 5), which falls on the one-year anniversary of her canonization in Rome, was long-awaited by the small but active Catholic community in Kosovo.
I felt deep admiration for Mother Teresa’s faith and work, but when she died I did not mourn. I was too busy weeping buckets for Princess Di.
(The Conversation) The pope’s decision to create a new category for beatification raises the question: Is the Catholic understanding of sainthood changing?
Elizabeth Warren is our heroine. Miriam and Deborah would be proud of her.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff said the tiny nun 'made her voice heard before the powers of this world so that they might recognize their guilt for the crime of poverty they created.'
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The priest who championed her canonization -- set for Sunday -- also said the late nun was in such demand that she could wind up as the patron saint of frequent flyers.
(RNS) The Rev. James Martin, author of the best-selling memoir 'My Life With the Saints,' talks about the canonization of Mother Teresa and how to look at sainthood in the modern era.
LETNICA, Kosovo (RNS) A young Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu made the decision to become a nun in a church in this small village.
(RNS) To escape the flood of poisonous rhetoric, I turned off my TV and shut down my computer, and sought relief by rereading my favorite thinkers: Mark Twain, Mother Teresa, Mohandas Gandhi and Elie Wiesel.
ROME (RNS) The handwritten notes tell how gunmen hunted down the nuns, four of the 16 victims, and then destroyed the Christian symbols in the Catholic nursing home.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Albanian nun’s canonization will come almost exactly 19 years after her death on Sept. 5, 1997.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis confirms what everyone already knew. But here's why the nun famous as the "saint of the gutters" may also become the "saint of the doubters."
Sister Nirmala Joshi, age 80 at her death on Sunday, expanded the Missionaries of Charity around the world from it's Kolkata base.
(RNS) According to a growing chorus of prominent Bible scholars, Jesus was speaking about persecuted Christians rather than the poor.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) Religious conversion has become a highly emotive issue in India recently, with debate whipped up by some supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who see multi-faith Indian as a Hindu-first nation.
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