Mother Teresa Takes Religious Vows in India

Mother Teresa Takes Religious Vows in India

Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Source: Turelio

Timeline of History

History Topics
Religious History
Christian History

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu adopts the name Teresa when she takes her first religious vows as a nun.

Bojaxhiu had hoped to adopt the name Thérèse de Lisieux, patron saint of missionaries, but opts instead for Teresa because another nun in the same convent already has this name.



Hell's Angel: Mother Teresa by Christopher Hitchens

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Germany's Supreme Film Censorship Board Bans 'All's Quiet on the Western Front'
France's King Louis XVI is Put on Trial for Treason
Archbishop McIntyre Questions Eleanor Roosevelt's Fitness to Head UN Human Rights Committee
Hitler Declares War on U.S.
Pope Pius XII Tells Cardinals He Fears Spread of Atheism and Neo-Paganism Due to European War

May History Calendar