Mother Teresa was Beatified 19 October 2003 in Saint Peter’s Square, Vatican City by Pope John Paul II. This Sainthood 43 mm chip was sold in the Vatican’s Holly Village Gift Shop to those devout Catholics and other world religious leaders could pick up the sweet lady who spent a lifetime caring for the poorest of poor people.
Historian sources in parenthesis:
Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, MC, better known as Mother Teresa, was an Albanian-Indian Catholic nun and the founder of the Missionaries of Charity.
She was born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu in Skopje, part of the Ottoman Empire at the time. At the age of 18, she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived most of her life. (Wikipedia)
Born: August 26, 1910, Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1997, Kolkata, India
Parents: Dranafile Bojaxhiu, Nikollë Bojaxhiu
Siblings: Aga Bojaxhiu, Lazar Bojaxhiu
Full name: Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu
Nationality: Albanian, American, Bulgarian, Indian, Ottoman, Serbian, Yugoslav, Yugoslavian
Beatified: 19 October 2003, Saint Peter’s Square, Vatican City by Pope John Paul II (Vatican News)
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Contributed By: A. J. Giametta
Purchased: Vatican, Rome Italy while spending a couple of days in the blessed holy city.
Logo: Hallowed White Lilly
Reverse: Famous photo of the new saint in her everyday street clothes where she comforted the very poor.