Sights from the canonization Mass of St. Teresa of Calcutta, Sept. 4 at the Vatican, included: Pope Francis meets a Missionary of Charity sister in St. Peter’s Square; a young boy waving a flag of India, Mother Teresa’s adopted homeland, prior to Mass; and a member of the Missionaries of Charity carries the official relic of St. Teresa included in her canonization Mass. Shown here, the official portrait of St. Teresa of Calcutta hangs from the façade of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. The night before the canonization, pilgrims reverence Mother Teresa’s relics during a Mass in the Basilica of St. Andrea della Valle.

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