St Teresa of Kolkata

Nineteen years ago tomorrow, on the day before the funeral of Diana Princess of Wales, an 87-year-old Albanian woman named Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu passed quietly from this life into the life of eternity. Her death attracted little attention, and although she had gained a certain amount of fame in her later years, her life and achievements were judged less newsworthy than the question of whether the monarchy was doomed because the Union Jack was lowered to half-mast on the roof of Buckingham Palace a couple of days later than some people thought it should have been. Today, the judgement of ...

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