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

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

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

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

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

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

With the future saint’s help I left behind years of severe mental illness

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Working at her side as the West prepared for war with Saddam Hussein, I saw her dread as she glimpsed the future of Middle Eastern Christianity