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In addition to her lifelong dedication to caring for the sick, the dying and the needy, Mother Teresa's major accomplishment was the founding of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity. In 1950, she received permission ... More »

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Mother Teresa lived a life committed to helping others. Among her many accomplishments were building a hospice center, as well as centers for blind and disabled people. She also established a leper colony. Her works of c... More »

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Mother Teresa was a Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity to help the poor. She worked primarily in India to provide comfort and care for the poor, sick and dying. More »

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Mother Teresa was a Catholic nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity to help the poor. She worked primarily in India to provide comfort and care for the poor, sick and dying. More »

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Mother Teresa's greatest achievement was the founding of the Missionaries of Charity, an order of nuns dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poor. Established in 1950 in Calcutta, India, it has grown from its ini... More »

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Some traditional habits of Catholic nuns include garments worn by the Order of Saint Clare, the Missionaries of Charity and the Sisters of the Annunciation. The habit of the Order of Saint Clare is brown with a black vei... More »

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Mother Teresa lived a life committed to helping others. Among her many accomplishments were building a hospice center, as well as centers for blind and disabled people. She also established a leper colony. Her works of c... More »

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