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100th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa marked

2010-08-26 10:23:54 GMT2010-08-26 18:23:54 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, pray beside her tomb on the occasion of her 100th birth anniversary in Kolkata August 26, 2010. Mother Teresa was a Nobel Peace Prize-winning nun who died in 1997, and was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003 at the Vatican. [Agencies]

Nuns belonging to the Missionaries of Charity order follow the service to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa (pictured in banner) at her tomb in the Missionaries of Charity house in Kolkata August 26, 2010. [Agencies]

Sister Prema, Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity order, speaks during a mass service to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa at her tomb in the order's house in Kolkata August 26, 2010. [Agencies]

Nuns belonging to the Missionaries of Charity order take part in the mass service to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa at her tomb in the order's house in Kolkata August 26, 2010. [Agencies]

A woman walks past a statue of Mother Teresa ahead of Teresa's 100th birth anniversary in Kolkata August 25, 2010. [Agencies]

Catholic nuns from the Missionaries of Charity, the global order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, pray beside her tomb on the occasion of her 100th birth anniversary in Kolkata August 26, 2010. Mother Teresa was a Nobel Peace Prize-winning nun who died in 1997, and was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2003 at the Vatican.

(Agencies)

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