In Pictures: Mother Teresa's Path To Sainthood

Updated: September 03, 2016 00:17 IST

Mother Teresa's work began in Kolkata's festering slums and spread across the world and now Pope Francis prepares to declare Mother Teresa a saint just two decades after her death.

In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Mother Teresa greeting people at the Missionaries of Charity For Destitute Children in New Delhi.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Mother Teresa attends to a patient in her home for the dying in Calcutta's teeming slum.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Mother Teresa during a visit to the Netherlands.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa kissing the hand of Pope John Paul II during an audience.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Mother Teresa (L) chatting with Diana, Princess of Wales, during a visit to a convent in Rome.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Mother Teresa's sandals, the Albanian Roman Catholic nun and missionary, displayed during a photographic exhibition in Rome.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
Nuns standing and praying before the body of Nobel laureate Mother Teresa at the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta.
In Pictures: Mother Teresa\'s Path To Sainthood
The official canonization portrait of Mother Teresa, is unvieled during ceremony at The Saint John Paul II National Shrine, September 1, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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