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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.

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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.

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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.

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Marcilio Haddad Andrino, whose recovery from a severe brain infection was attributed to the intercession of Mother Teresa is accompanied by members of his family and missionary nuns, in St. Peter's Square.

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A nun, belonging to the global Missionaries of Charity, carries a relic of Saint Teresa of Kolkata, as she is now known, before the mass in Saint Peter's Square.

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An Indian Christian displays a commemorative postage stamp after its release in Mumbai, India.

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A man lies covered as crowds wait to be let in for the ceremony.

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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.

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A police officers inspect the bags of the crowd before the ceremony.

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St. Peter's Square is crowded with faithful attending the Mass by Pope Francis.

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A believer prays in front of the monument and memorial house of Mother Theresa in Skopje, Macedonia.

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Bishops follow proceedings at the Mass.

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Nuns pray in front of relics during the ceremony.

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A memorial plate indicating the birth house of Mother Teresa is displayed in Skopje on August 23, 2016.

READ: 'Model of Holiness' Mother Teresa Officially Becomes Saint

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