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Pope Francis approves Mother Teresa elevation to sainthood

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016,15:33 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Vatican City | Pope Francis today formally approved Mother Teresa’s elevation to sainthood and set September 4 as the date for her canonisation.

The move comes 19 years after the death of the missionary nun who dedicated most of her adult life to working with the poor of Kolkata.