Mother Teresa of Calcutta attends a Mass celebrating the feast day of St. Peter and St. Paul in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in 1997. Mother Teresa is to be canonized at the Vatican on Sunday.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta attends a Mass celebrating the feast day of St. Peter and St. Paul in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in 1997. Mother Teresa is to be canonized at the Vatican on Sunday. Plinio Lepri Associated Press file
Mother Teresa of Calcutta attends a Mass celebrating the feast day of St. Peter and St. Paul in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in 1997. Mother Teresa is to be canonized at the Vatican on Sunday. Plinio Lepri Associated Press file
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Jerry Brown’s time with Mother Teresa in the slums of Calcutta

September 03, 2016 05:31 AM

UPDATED September 03, 2016 06:34 PM

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