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Salesian priest recounts his kidnapping in Yemen, imprisonment

Catholic News Service ROME — Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location, one of several he had been relocated...

On St. Teresa’s Sept. 5 feast day, cardinal praises her defense...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Love for those society considers “useless” or even a bother led St. Teresa of Kolkata to a courageous defense...

In Kolkata, joy, prayers and testimonies as Mother Teresa becomes saint

Catholic News Service KOLKATA, India — At Shishu Bhavan, children, the destitute, Missionaries of Charity nuns and novices sat silently, glued to the TV screen...

St. Teresa of Kolkata will always be ‘Mother’ Teresa, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves and Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY — With a large tapestry bearing the portrait of the woman known as the “Saint of the...

New portrait of Mother Teresa unveiled in Washington

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — On the eve of her canonization as a saint, Mother Teresa of Kolkata, who famously disliked being photographed, was immortalized...

Indians gather to celebrate birthday of Blessed Teresa, soon-to-be-saint

Catholic News Service KOLKATA, India — They came from all around to celebrate the birthday of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, the founder of the Missionaries...

Missionaries of Charity stop adoptions after India imposes new rules

Catholic News Service KOLKATA, India — Seventeen-month-old Anirban Mukherjee playfully touches his mother’s face with his fingers at Shishu Bhavan, the Missionaries of Charity children's...

Pope Francis calls nuns killed in Yemen ‘martyrs of charity’

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The four Missionaries of Charity murdered March 4 in Yemen “are the martyrs of today,” Pope Francis said. “They...

Gunmen kill nuns, elderly and disabled; priest missing in Aden, Yemen

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Four Missionaries of Charity and 10 to 12 other people were killed March 4 after uniformed gunmen entered a...

Brazilian priest recalls prayers to Mother Teresa, possible miracle

Catholic News Service SAO PAULO — Although some may say it was by chance, Brazilian Father Elmiran Ferreira Santos believes that God’s hands were leading...

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