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Missionaries of Charity

Mother Teresa's Charity Halts Adoptions In India Over Single, Gay Parents

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.12.2015 | Religion

In a statement that is sure to dishearten many prospective parents and may even challenge the well-being of hundreds of orphaned children, the Mission...

Mother Teresa's Successor Sister Nirmala Dies

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2016 | Religion

KOLKATA, June 23 (Reuters) - Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Nobel laureate Mother Teresa as the head of her Missionaries of Charity and expande...

Mother Teresa's Canonization Dissed

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.02.2014 | Religion
Irene Monroe

While it might be argued that the Pope Francis's understanding about human sexual orientation, especially LGBTQ's is expanding, and his concern for the dignity and humanity of LGBTQ people is genuinely shown, the pontiff is still a doctrinal conservative when it comes to women.

Why Did City Try To Stop Nuns From Feeding Poor?

Posted 04.05.2013 | Miami

The City Of Miami threatened to shut down and/or prosecute nuns who have been feeding the homeless at a soup kitchen set up by Mother Teresa over 30 y...

Questions For Pope Francis On Holy Thursday

Mary C. Johnson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Mary C. Johnson

The decisions made during Francis' first Holy Thursday as pope will signal much about just what sort of father Francis will be: a loving one who values his daughters as much as his sons, who truly listens and is willing to admit his own mistakes, or a father who signals merely a shift in papal style but not in substance?

Ethiopia: Missionaries of Charity Foster Dignity Amid Destitution

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 11.26.2011 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

There was something else, something elusive. It probably has to do with the attitude of the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa, whose familiar face beams down from many of the home's walls.

PHOTOS: Mother Teresa's 101st Birthday Honored In India

Posted 10.26.2011 | World

Somber tributes were paid to Mother Teresa in India on what would have been her 101st birthday. As CathNews India is reporting, ceremonies began w...