The Vatican says the late Mother Teresa will be made a saint. Pope Francis has recognized a second miracle attributed to the nun, allowing her formal canonization next year. For many Catholics, Teresa was the tireless "Saint of the Gutters".
Pope Francis has attributed new miracles to Archbishop Oscar Romero and Paul VI, paving the way for their sainthood. Paul VI oversaw major reforms to the Catholic Church, while Romero was an advocate for human rights.
Mother Teresa founded a holy order and was a Nobel Peace Prize recipient. Many people already saw her as a saint during her lifetime. However, others are deeply critical of the nun and the way she carried out her work.
Pope Francis has made saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary 100 years ago. Their reported visions turned the town of Fatima into one of the world's major Catholic shrines.
Pope Francis has declared Mother Teresa a saint. Known as the "saint of the gutters," she devoted her life to the poor and homeless in Kolkata.
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