Mother Teresa

Patrick Norton pictured with a magazine cover of Mother Teresa, who picked him up from the streets of Bombay as an infant. Later he was adopted by an American family. | Credit: Photo courtesy of Patrick Norton

Rescued by Mother Teresa, Minnesota Man Now Shares his Incredible Stories of Two Nuns  

Dec 28, 2023

Patrick Norton says Mother Teresa’s “yes” to Jesus gave him the life he has today, which includes sharing the story of Sister Annella Zervas, OSB.

Mother Teresa around the year 1994. | L'Osservatore Romano.

Mother Teresa’s Postulator Says New Film’s Creators Made "grave errors"

Oct 4, 2023

Father Brian Kolodiejchuk said the film’s writer and director falsely claimed on his website that Mother Teresa had “lost her faith.”

Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz as Mother Teresa of Calcutta in the new film "Mother Teresa and Me." | Photo credit: Curry Western Movies

New film "Mother Teresa and Me" Portrays the "human being behind the saint"

Oct 3, 2023

For one night only on Oct. 5, the movie will be released by Fathom Events in 800 theaters across the United States.

St. Teresa of Calcutta. | Credit: © 1986 Túrelio (via Wikimedia-Commons), 1986 / Lizenz: Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-2.0 de

Spanish Priests Criticize Radio Personalities Who Say Mother Teresa Took Advantage of Poor

Sep 21, 2023

On Monday, a contributor to a Spanish radio station news program claimed that St. Teresa of Calcutta was part of a list of “bad people who did things well.”

Scene from the film "Mother Teresa and Me." | Credit: Curry Western Movies

New Film "Mother Teresa and Me" Aims to Inspire "acts of kindness"

Sep 5, 2023

A new movie weaves together the lives of two women experiencing self-doubt, but, in the end, both women meet the challenge of their vocations despite their personal struggles. 

Fr.  Bonaventure Luchidio, the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: Fr.  Bonaventure Luchidio

Pope Francis Rootedness in Church Peripheries “a Mother Teresa moment”: Kenyan Priest

Mar 9, 2023

The Church is experiencing “a Mother Teresa moment” with the leadership of Pope Francis who has expressed a deep connectedness with people on the fringes of society in his 10 years at the helm of the Catholic Church.

Pope Francis celebrated his 86th birthday with the Missionaries of Charity, honoring three people who care for “the poorest of the poor” with the Mother Teresa Award on Dec. 17, 2022. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis Honors People Who Care for "poorest of the poor" on his 86th Birthday

Dec 17, 2022

Pope Francis celebrated his 86th birthday on Saturday with the Missionaries of Charity, honoring three people who care for “the poorest of the poor” with the Mother Teresa Award.

Mother Teresa in the year 1980. L'Osservatore Romano.

How This Mother Teresa Documentary Sheds New Light on a Beloved Saint

Sep 5, 2022

The so-called "definitive movie" about Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be in theaters in October. It sheds new light — and delivers powerful images of — the venerated Albanian-Kosovar nun. 

Mother Teresa around the year 1994. | L'Osservatore Romano.

Pope Francis Praises Knights of Columbus’ Mother Teresa Documentary

Sep 1, 2022

In theaters Oct. 3-4, “Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” is airing in more than 960 locations across the United States.

Missionaries of Charity house, Kolkata India. Zvonimir Atletic via

In reversal, Missionaries of Charity in India again permitted to receive foreign donations

Jan 8, 2022

The Missionaries of Charity have been cleared to receive and use foreign funding in India, after the religious order founded by Mother Teresa was unexpectedly ruled ineligible to receive donations from abroad late last year.

Missionaries of Charity house, Calcutta, India.

Mother Teresa Missionaries Seek Swift Fix after Indian Government Blocks Foreign Donations

Dec 29, 2021

Supporters of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity reacted with surprise and concern to the Indian government’s ruling that the organization is now ineligible for foreign donations, but a spokeswoman for the Calcutta-based branch of the organization believes the situation will be remedied without much effect on the missionaries’ work.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at this Angelus address on Sept. 4, 2021. Vatican Media/CNA

Silent Prayer With the Gospel Every Day the “secret to spiritual health”: Pope Francis

Sep 5, 2021

Pope Francis has said that silent prayer with the Gospel is the “secret to spiritual health.”

The canonization Mass for Saint Teresa of Calcutta, celebrated by Pope Francis on Sept. 4, 2016 in St. Peter's Square./ CNA photo

Mother Teresa's Lawyer Blasts New Podcast Likening her Order to a Cult

May 29, 2021

A new podcast that likens St. Teresa of Calcutta to a cult leader is full of “untruths and false accusations,” the former legal counsel for St. Teresa told CNA on Friday.