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A woman holds a statuette of Mother Teresa outside the Missionaries of Charity building in Calcutta (CNS)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin said St Teresa would not bow before ‘the fashions or idols of the moment’

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

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump (AP)

The Republican candidate for president posted the video to YouTube ahead of Mother Teresa’s canonisation

Missionaries of Charity nuns in Calcutta watch St Teresa's canonisation (CNS)

Many prayed at the new saint’s tomb, while other watched the canonisation on TV

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

Mother Teresa prays at the Missionaries of Charity in East Beirut (Photo: AP)

For long periods Mother Teresa perceived God’s seeming absence. But even in her most tortured moments she showed a trust in the will of God