Mother Teresa, an inestimable gift for the world

26/08/2010
In the Footsteps of Mother Teresa, fighting abortion through adoption
The formula of the founder of the Missionaries of Charity explained to AsiaNews by Sister Jenvie, who for over 20 years worked in the orphanage of Ahmedabad. Protagonist of a miracle, her mother said: "We work well, so much so that today the doctors advise to those seeking an abortion to come to us first."
26/08/2010
Message from Pope: Mother Teresa, an "inestimable gift" for the Church and the world
The message from Benedict XVI for the centenary of the birth of the Blessed was read this morning by Mgr. Lucas Sirkar during mass celebrated in the chapel of the Motherhouse of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta.
25/08/2010
Mother Teresa and Nirmal Hriday: the miracle of joy in the house of the dying
This was the first house opened by the Blessed of Calcutta. It welcomes the terminally ill (HIV / AIDS, cancer, tuberculosis) and dying. The smell of death does not take away the joy. Today five sisters and some volunteers work there, including Hindus. There is also the room used by Mother Teresa, venerated as a shrine.
25/08/2010
Hindu Priest: Mother Teresa is an example of love for us all
Swami Shantatamanda met Mother Teresa 15 years ago, shortly before her death. He recalls her simplicity, love for the poor and still has a little paper with some prayers written by the religious. Member of a Hindu philanthropic organisation the priest promotes interfaith dialogue through aid to the needy.
24/08/2010
Sister Joanna on the "precarious" mission of Mother Teresa
A Missionary of Charity since 1974 Sister Joanna D'Souza spent 15 years with the Blessed. The Mother wanted to open a house of order in China, but the government prevented it. The mission: "We do not plan anything, we go where God leads us, even when we do not understand or through times of darkness. We leave God free to do what he wants with us ."
23/08/2010
Tibetan leader: “The Dalai Lama tells Buddhists to follow the path of Mother Teresa".
Samdhong Rinpoche reveals the importance of the Blessed of Calcutta for Tibetan Buddhism. "For us, the Mother is the incarnation of Maha Karuna (immeasurable compassion). For her, no one was unreachable. The Dalai Lama had the deepest admiration and respect for Mother. "
19/08/2010
Missionary of Charity: Mother Teresa taught me to never complain
Sister Amile Jose is 48 years old and has been a Missionary of Charity since 1983. She visits families in difficulty and teaches catechism to children. Mother Teresa’s eyes left a deep impression on the religious as well as the fact that the Blessed never complained or blamed anyone.
17/08/2010
Missionary of Charity: Defeating the Culture of Death accepting unwanted babies
Sister Kusamam is 48 years old and has been a Missionary of Charity since 1985. She takes care of children that mothers can not raise, but do not want to abort. She spent two and a half years with Mother Teresa and in September 2004 was bloodily beaten because she is a Missionary of Charity: "I have no doubt, it was the Mother who saved me."
13/08/2010
Like Mother Teresa, we love Christ through His poor, Missionary of Charity says
Sister Anita Rose MC, who works in Uttar Pradesh, spoke to AsiaNews about her vocation and mission among the poorest of the poor. In remembering Mother Teresa a hundred years after her birth, she said, “Mother wanted all her daughters to be saints”.


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