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Mother Teresa Declared Saint By Pope Francis at Vatican
Mother Teresa, one of the Catholic Church's most iconic figures, was canonized as a saint on Sunday.
Pope Francis passes in front of a portrait of Mother Teresa as he is driven through the crowd at the end of the canonization ceremony in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, on Sept. 4, 2016.
Nuns from the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India, watch a live broadcast of the ceremony. Born Agnese Gonxha Bojaxhiu of Albanian parents in 1910 in what is now Macedonia, she became a nun aged 16 and moved to India in 1929, creating her first mission in 1950.
A visitor offers floral tribute at the Mother House in Kolkata, eastern India. The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who died in 1997 and was famed for her work with the poor in India -- but fiercely criticized by some -- was praised by Francis as a "generous dispenser of divine mercy.
A memorial plate indicating the birth house of Mother Teresa is displayed in Skopje on August 23, 2016.