Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic order of nuns dedicated to helping the poor. Begun in Calcutta, India, the Missionaries of Charity grew to help the poor, the dying, orphans, lepers, and AIDS sufferers in over a hundred countries. Mother Teresa's selfless effort to help those in need has caused many to regard her as a model humanitarian.
Mother Teresa laughing; "Faith in action is love, and love in action is service. By transforming that faith into living acts of love, we put ourselves in contact with God Himself, with Jesus our Lord."
PRINCESS DIANA AND MOTHER TERESA After visiting Mother Teresa's Hospice for the Sick and Dying in India in February 1992, Diana traveled to Rome and New York where she reconnected with the Catholic saint and formed a strong bond based on their charitable efforts. They often collaborated on their many charitable projects.
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"I cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa, founder of Missionaries of Charity. The sisters ran hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis at a time when such people were treated as outcasts by most of society. #WomensHistoryMonth