Mother Teresa’s death anniversary: Top 10 inspirational quotes on International Day of Charity

September 5, 1997, marked the somber occasion of the world bidding farewell to the revered figure, Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu, more famously known as Mother Teresa. Every year, as the 26th anniversary of her passing approaches, the global community comes together to honor this iconic personality. Mother Teresa, a distinguished nun acclaimed for her unwavering dedication to the care of the ailing and destitute, continues to occupy a sacred place in history as one of the most esteemed humanitarians.

Her birthplace, Skopje, which is now the capital of Macedonia, witnessed her arrival on August 26, 1910. Mother Teresa\’s exceptional commitment in the worldwide battle against poverty earned her the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. On March 13, 1997, she relinquished her position as the leader of the Missionaries of Charity, the religious order she had established. Later that same year, on September 5, she peacefully passed away.

In acknowledgment of her extraordinary service to the underprivileged, regardless of their religious convictions, the Indian government accorded Mother Teresa the honor of a state funeral. Furthermore, the United Nations designated September 5 as the International Day of Charity in her enduring memory.

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