US Bishops Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of Including St. Mother Teresa into the US Liturgical Calendar
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, at their Plenary Fall Assembly in Baltimore, Maryland voted on November 17th overwhelmingly in favor of Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Kolkata). They approved the Saint's insertion to the Liturgical Calendar of the United States. Her include her feast day, of September 5th, will soon be an optional memorial that can be celebrated in the Mass. A glance at the vote shows 213-0, with one abstention. However, their decision still needs the approval of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments for it to be completely realized.
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