Mother Teresa is set to become a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.
But who is She?
These are what you should know:
- Mother Teresa was born 26th of August 1910.
- She was an Albanian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.
- She was born in Skopje (modern Republic of Macedonia).
- After having lived in Macedonia for eighteen years, she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life.
- She founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and was active in 133 countries.
- She is a recipient of numerous honours, including the 1962 Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize and 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
- She died 5th of September 1997.