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  • Kosovo to dedicate cathedral named for Mother Teresa

    Kosovo to dedicate cathedral named for Mother Teresa

    Mostly ethnic Albanian Muslims make up at least 90 percent of the 2.1 million inhabitants of Kosovo, whose 2008 independence from Serbia has been recognized by 111 of the United Nations’ 193 member-states, but not by the Vatican. The Catholic apostolic administration, founded in 2000 with 24 parishes, officially accounts for 3.5 percent of the population, although church leaders put numbers higher.

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  • Missionaries of Charity copyright blue and white sari

    Missionaries of Charity copyright blue and white sari

    The sari which serves as the habit of the Missionaries of Charity sisters was designed by Mother Teresa when she went to the streets in 1948 to serve the poor. It is white with three blue stripes, the outer stripe being larger than the inner two. It is now protected under India’s copyright law.

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  • After Trump, Pope Francis tackled the Balkans on Friday

    After Trump, Pope Francis tackled the Balkans on Friday

    Some forty-eight hours ago, a meeting between Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump made global headlines. On Friday, Francis received the heads of state of two Balkan nations, Bulgaria and Macedonia, and almost no one noticed. Yet from the pontiff’s point of view, there’s good reason to think these sessions were every bit as important.

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