Lal Thanhawla pays tribute to St Teresa

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Aizawl, Sep 7: Paying rich tributes and homage to Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla described her as one of the greatest humanitarians of the 20th century, an official statement said here today.

Lal Thanhawla, who was the chief guest at the "Blessed Mother Teresa Canonisation Celebration" function in the eastern metropolis last evening, spoke of her humility, piety and faith, her life and her unconditional love, devotion and service for the unloved, the uncared and the unwanted, the statement said.

Lal Thanhawla

He said Mother's canonization was matter of great pride not just for the Christian community but for the entire country and also for the people of Kolkata – her chosen home.

The function was inaugurated jointly by former Chief Justice of India Justice Atlamas Kabir and former West Bengal Governor Justice Shyamal Sen, Kolkata Archbishop Thomas D’Souza, Missionaries of Charity Superior General Sister Mary Prema, representatives and leaders from other faiths also attended the function.


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