“Pope Francis today approved Mother Teresa’s elevation to sainthood and set September 4 as the date for her canonization,” Vatican spokesperson said.
She is the most well known among the five candidates for sainthood considered by Vatican .
Mother Teresa was a founder of Missionaries of Charity and served the institute for 45 years.
The final step towards sainthood was taken in December by Pope Francis .
Mother Teresa formed the institute in 1950s and was also awarded a noble prize for her work in 1979.
She helped the miserable people in Kolkata and died in 1997 at the age of 87.