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Pope Francis passes in front a portrait of Mother Teresa as he is driven through the crowd at the end of a canonisation ceremony (AP)

American pilgrims were amongst those delighted to celebrate Mother Teresa’s canonisation

Missionaries of Charity nuns present a relic of St. Teresa of Kolkata at canonisation ceremony (CNS)

The container holding the relics of St Teresa reflects her work and values, says priest

Pope Francis pictured during the canonisation (AP)

‘Let us carry her smile in our hearts,’ Pope Francis told the faithful in St Peter’s Square

A photo of Mother Teresa is held up before the start of the canonisation (AP)

Applause erupted in St Peter’s Square as Mother Teresa was canonised on Sunday

A nun holds a photo of Mother Teresa before the start of the canonisation Mass in St Peter's Square (AP)

The homeless people have been given seats of honour at the Mass

Mother Teresa (AP)

The canonisation Mass will take place on the morning of September 4

Members of the Missionaries of Charity attend a service marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta in 2010 (CNS)

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A nun and a visitor await the start of evening prayer on the eve of the 105th birth anniversary of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata, at the Missionaries of Charity mother house in Calcutta (CNS)

Representatives of the Missionaries of Charity say they have plans for regular special Masses and prayer meetings to mark the canonisation that will take place on September 4

The stamp to mark the canonisation of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

The Vatican Philatelic and Numismatic Office announced the stamp’s release on Friday

Pamphlets and prayer cards to Sister Blandina Segale at the Catholic Center in Albuquerque (AP)

Sr Blandina Segale, a Sister of Charity, founded schools and worked with the poor