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    Mother Teresa to be canonized

    Dec 18 2015, 9:28 am ET

    Mother Teresa to Be Sainted After 2nd Miracle Declared: Vatican

    by Claudio Lavanga and Alastair Jamieson

    ROME Mother Teresa, who dedicated her life to helping India's poor, will be made a saint in the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican said Friday.

    She will likely be canonized in September to coincide with the 19th anniversary of her death and Pope Francis' Holy Year of Mercy, according to an Italian Catholic newspaper report.

    The pontiff marked his 79th birthday on Thursday by approving a decree that the nun had performed a second miracle 11 years after her death, the Vatican confirmed in a statement...

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/mo...atican-n482281

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    I'm not Catholic and I don't really follow these things too closely so I had never heard of any dissenting opinions on Mother Teresa before. But I found this article today and thought it was interesting:

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_a...e_dearest.html

    I'm curious to learn how others feel on this subject.



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