The entire world began to know about her work and her mission and started supporting her mission to help the poor and needy. She lived her entire life serving the sick and the poor. Though she found happiness in doing so she was never able to overcome the pain she felt for them. Even during her last years of life, though she was not healthy, she continued to manage the Society and take action to the need of the poor and the Church. With around 4000 sisters, Mother Teresa had managed to establish 610 foundations in 123 countries around the world by 1997. She elected her successor and made her the Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity and traveled abroad to meet Pope John Paul II. She came back and spent her time with her visitors and advising her Sisters. She died on 5th September 1997 and was given the honor of a State funeral by the Government of India. Her body was buried in the Mother House of the Missionaries of Charity. In 2003, the Holy Father sanctified Mother Teresa before an entreating crowd of about 300000 who had assembled at the St. Peter’s Square for thanksgiving to God for the contribution of her life and devotion (Mother Theresa of Calcutta center).Nikola was a contractor by profession and a successful businessman. He bought a house and many properties in Skopje soon after he moved in from Prizren. Mother Teresa.
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