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Christmas for the missionaries of Mother Teresa among Aids sufferers
In Shanti Bavan the Missionaries of Charity live among young people who are ill, often without any hope of recovery. The testimony of a missionary father who describes how sharing and love grows stronger than desperation and death. Following the example of Mother Teresa.
The joy of Christmas also shines through suffering
The miracle of Christmas in Calcutta: AIDS patients who die in peace, people who come back into life, full of gratitude, and begin to serve those most in need of them. The model of Mother Teresa: "We were created for greater things, to love and be loved." Beauty shines even through suffering.
HIV/AIDS patients in Mother Teresa’s home in Kolkata
Christmas is a gift from God. AIDS patients are rejected by their families, beaten even. Children are starved for love and life. A wife expresses her joy, caring for her husband. Br Yesudas, a Missionaries of Charity brother, talks about his work with patients in Kolkata’s Shanti Bhavan hostel.
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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.
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.
Archdiocese of Calcutta: 125 years, in the wake of Mother Teresa
The spirit of the foundress of the Missionaries of Charity has shown the dignity to the poorest of the poor around the world. Archbishop of Calcutta: "Foreign volunteers find themselves in giving to and serving the needy."
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