Analysis Of Mother Teresa 's Speech

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Analysis of Mother Teresa’s Speech
Mother Teresa. Known as a pioneer, a peacemaker, and a legend. Mother Teresa or also known as “Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu” was a Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary. Throughout her whole life, she helped many sick and poor people and cared for the children. She ended up getting two “calls within a call” that changed her life forever. Mother Teresa was then awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her “untaken struggle to overcome poverty and distress, which also constitutes a treat to peace.” On December 10, 1979, Mother Teresa held her Acceptance Speech for the Nobel Prize in Oslo City Hall, Norway. This speech that Mother Teresa delivered in 1979 was about loving one another and about the very controversial topic of abortion.
Mother Teresa was born in Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM) on August 26, 1910. Mother Teresa’s Father, Nikollë Bojaxhiu, was an entrepreneur while her Mother, Dranafile Bojaxhiu, was associated with a local church. Mother Teresa spend 17 years teaching in India before she got a “call within a call” to help the sick and poor in 1946. Mother Teresa then continued her life by going to primary and secondary school. When Mother Teresa took her Final Profession of Vows in 1937, she then earned the title “Mother”. In 1946 while she was on her way to a retreat, she heard God speak to her saying to leave what she was doing and to help the people. Christ said to her: “I want Indian Nuns, Missionaries of Charity, who would be my…

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