September 2016: Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of September 2016.
1. Death of Uzbekistan's President 2. Mother Teresa Gains Sainthood 3. Hong Kong Elections 4. Syrian Government Drops Chlorine Bomb in Aleppo 5. Gabon Reelects President 6. North Korea Tests Nuclear Warheads 7. U.S. and Russia: Syrian Cease-Fire 8. Bayer Buys Monsanto 9. Parliamentary Election Reinforces Putin 10. Syrian Cease-Fire Over 11. Puerto Rico Loses Power 12. Typhoon Megi Hits Asia 13. Israeli Leader Shimon Peres Dies 14. OPEC Agrees to Oil Cuts
- Pope Francis Canonizes Mother Teresa
- On Sunday September 4, 2016, Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa, officially making her Saint Teresa. The celebration takes place in Saint Peter's Square, Vatican City amongst a large crowd of people from all around the world. A woman from India, the home of St. Teresa, said "We are proud of her, all of India is proud. She may no longer be there, but we still feel her spirit around us."
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