By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus”. These words of the Saint Mother Teresa, are written in stone. No one can doubt her origin which is also written black in white in all the books and her biographies. As Albanian, we are more than honored to have the same blood with Mother Teresa, with the most respected Catholic nun in the world. Now, from 4 September 2016 she is a Saint Teresa, declared by Pope Francis during a great ceremony at Saint Peter’s Square.The Special Day of Mother Teresa for Albanians is the beatification day, 19 October (2003), which is also a public holiday in the country. On this day, several activities are held to remember her values and what she gave to the mankind.
Everyone knows already the history of Mother Teresa, or Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, who was born in Albanian Family in Skopje, left her home when was 18 years old, then lived and died in Calcutta, India. But very few know what happened to other part of her family, who lived and died here in Tirana, Albania.
We offer here a tour on the steps of her family, mother and sister.
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