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Pope Francis at the end of a canonization ceremony for Mother Teresa.
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President Dwight Eisenhower at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on Feb. 2, 1956.
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Mother Theresa in 1991.
Mother Teresa will become a saint on Sunday, on the basis of two miracles of healing. But let's not remove our thinking caps and go all medieval: we should be wary of uncritical endorsement of claims to the miraculous.
Called a saint in her lifetime, it has not been a straightforward process to canonise Mother Teresa.