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Mother Teresa celebrated in Albania

08-27-2010 13:52 BJT

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On Thursday, ceremonies were held in Albania and Rome to commemorate the centenary of Mother Teresa's birth.

Albanian Catholics wearing traditional folk costumes, along with school children, nuns and bishops filled the courtyard of a cathedral named after Mother Teresa for Mass.

Albanians are proud of Mother Teresa's Albanian origins. Similar commemoration masses were held in Rome, where Mother Teresa was beatified by Pope Paul II in 2003.

She was well known for her life's work building shelters, orphanages and clinics around the world, and was awarded a Nobel Peace prize in 1979.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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