Mother Teresa (1910-1997) was a Catholic nun of Albanian origin who dedicated her life to helping the poor
and helpless in Calcutta, India. She won the Nobel Peace Prise in 1979. In 1950 she founded her own congregation,
the Missionaries of Charity.
The first picture is a characteristic photo of Mother Teresa as she holds her hands together expressing
gratitude. She is standing amidst other sisters.
The second picture shows Mother Teresa at the age of 18 when she left home to join the Sisters of Loreto.
The third picture shows Mother Teresa with Princess Diana in 1997. Diana died only 5 days before Mother Teresa.
The fourth picture is Mother Teresa together with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in 1997.