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VOLUME 40 │ NUMBER 36 │ SEPT. 5, 2022
Today is both the feast day of St. Teresa of Calcutta and the 25th anniversary of her death. Learn more about this spiritual giant of the 20th century — and the Order’s new feature-length documentary about her, Mother Teresa: No Greater Love — in this issue of Knightline. For more information and to purchase tickets to the film — showing in more than 900 theaters in the U.S. on Oct. 3 and 4 — visit motherteresamovie.com.
Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly presents Pope Francis with a DVD copy of Mother Teresa: No Greater Love during the general audience in the Paul VI hall on Aug. 31.
A Vatican PremiereThe new documentary officially premiered Aug. 31 at the Vatican, a few hours after Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly presented Pope Francis with a copy of the film. The Knights of Columbus also held a special preview at the Pontifical North American College and a screening for the Missionaries of Charity community in Rome. READ MORE | WATCH RECAP
Mother Teresa speaks with an elderly man at the Kalighat home for the dying and destitute in Calcutta (present-day Kolkata), India, in October 1979. Later the same year, she received the Nobel Peace Prize for “bringing help to suffering humanity.”
Saint of the PeripheriesFilmed on five continents, with unprecedented access to the work and archives of the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa: No Greater Love tells the story of Mother Teresa’s life and her ongoing legacy for a new generation.
Speaking the Truth in LoveIn his September Columbia column, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly writes, “Mother Teresa reminded us that if we truly want to live up to the ideals of justice and equality for all, we must start by respecting the dignity and the worth of every human life, made in the image and likeness of God.” READ MORE
 Memories of MotherThough Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori met Mother Teresa many times, he will never forget the first time he saw her, seated on the floor of a simple chapel in prayer. READ MORE
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