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Hymns and prayers: Kolkata celebrates death annversary of Saint Mother Teresa

AP

Published : Sep 6, 2019, 1:48 pm IST
Updated : Sep 19, 2019, 12:28 pm IST
The Nobel Peace Prize winning Catholic nun who spent 45-years serving for the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying. (Photo: AP)
The Nobel Peace Prize winning Catholic nun who spent 45-years serving for the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying. (Photo: AP)
Nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, pray in front of her portrait. (Photo: AP)
Nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, pray in front of her portrait. (Photo: AP)
A nun distributes copies of prayer hymns among the priests during the special mass beside the tomb of Saint Teresa at the Missionaries of Charity. (Photo: AP)
A nun distributes copies of prayer hymns among the priests during the special mass beside the tomb of Saint Teresa at the Missionaries of Charity. (Photo: AP)
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, right, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa. (Photo: AP)
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, right, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa. (Photo: AP)
Mother Teresa, born on this day at Skopje, Macedonia, Slovenia in 1910. (Photo: AP)
Mother Teresa, born on this day at Skopje, Macedonia, Slovenia in 1910. (Photo: AP)
Mother Teresa was conferred a Sainthood on Sept. 4, 2016 by Pope Francis. (Photo: AP)
Mother Teresa was conferred a Sainthood on Sept. 4, 2016 by Pope Francis. (Photo: AP)
Thomas D'Souza, second right, Archbishop of Calcutta conducts a special service beside the tomb of Saint Teresa while Superior General Sister Mary Prema Pierick, third right, and other nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, join a prayer. (Photo: AP)
Thomas D'Souza, second right, Archbishop of Calcutta conducts a special service beside the tomb of Saint Teresa while Superior General Sister Mary Prema Pierick, third right, and other nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, join a prayer. (Photo: AP)
Nuns pray beside the tomb of Saint Teresa at the Missionaries of Charity. (Photo: AP)
Nuns pray beside the tomb of Saint Teresa at the Missionaries of Charity. (Photo: AP)
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, center, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, lights a candle as Thomas D'Souza, right, Archbishop of Calcutta bows at the tomb. (Photo: AP)
Sister Mary Prema Pierick, center, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity, the order founded by Mother Teresa, lights a candle as Thomas D'Souza, right, Archbishop of Calcutta bows at the tomb. (Photo: AP)

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