Mother Teresa's hometown legacy

Despite living mostly in India, Mother Teresa is widely admired in Skopje, Macedonia.

    Mother Teresa lived most of her life in India but she was born in the city of Skopje.

    In 1910, the city was part of the Ottoman Empire, but now it is the capital of Macedonia, formerly part of Yugoslavia.

    She came from a tight-knit Catholic community, but the whole city has claimed her as one of their own.

    In an area grappling with a history of religious and ethnic conflict, Mother Teresa's message of human compassion resonates strongly.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from Skopje, Macedonia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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