Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

Born: August 26, 1910

Died: September 5, 1997

Nationality: Albanian

Occupation: Leader

Biography: Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and commonly known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian born Indian Roman Catholic nun. By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.

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Source/Notes: Mother Teresa Reflects on Working Toward Peace, (essay, Santa Clara University, retrieved August 2012).
Source/Notes: As quoted in: Reader's digest quotable quotes: wit and wisdom for all occasions from America's most popular magazine, 1997 - ISBN: 9780895779250

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