2016-08-05
How much do you know about the much-admired nun? Test your knowledge!
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Mother Teresa was born in 1910 in:

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Her parents named her after a famous saint. That saint was:

3

When she was a child, she hoped to grow up to be:

4

When did Mother Teresa take the name "Teresa" as her religious name?

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Before she founded the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa belonged to a different religious order. Which one?

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Before she founded the Missionaries of Charity, she devoted her religious life to:

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What year did she found the Missionaries of Charity?

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Mother Teresa spent decades working with the poor of Calcutta before many people in the West ever heard of her. Who was the first person to introduce her to a large Western audience?

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Critics of Mother Teresa have attacked her friendship with the family of a notorious dictator—which one?

10

Mother Teresa's death in 1997 was overshadowed by the death of a famous person just a few days earlier. Which famous person?

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Mother Teresa was considered to be a living saint during her lifetime. How far along the road to official canonization by the Catholic Church is she?

12

Some of Mother Teresa's admirers were shocked when her letters were published in 2007, revealing that she had kept hidden all her life:

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Mother Teresa famously said the following:

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What did Mother Teresa have in common with President Obama?

15

How many popes occupied the Chair of Peter during Mother Teresa's lifetime?

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