THE Nobel Peace Prize has been won by some of history's most famous and iconic figures like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Barack Obama. The award is one of five - including Chemistry, Literature, Physics and Medicine - set up by Swedish industrialist, inventor and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018? Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have won the 2018 Nobel peace prize. They were recognised for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war. The committee said Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege had been “the foremost, most unifying symbol both nationally and internationally of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflict”. Nadia Murad of the Yazidi minority in Iraq was captured by Isis, raped and subjected to other abuses. The committee said she showed “uncounted courage in recounting her own suffering”. The winners are receiving their award today, December 10 … [Read more...] about Who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2018, who won in past years and what did Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad do?
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Aug 26, 9:03 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Pritha Paul @ZiggyZina143 08/26/18 AT 8:00 AM Sunday marks the 108th birth anniversary of Mother Teresa, one of the most significant and worldwide recognized figures of the Catholic world.Mother Teresa, originally named Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was born in Skopje, Macedonia, in 1910. She worked as nun focused on helping the poor in India for which she earned wide renown and was given a Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.After her death in Sept. 5, 1997, she was canonized as a saint in a ceremony at the St Peter’s Square in Vatican City in September 2016.“After due deliberation and frequent prayer for divine assistance, and having sought the counsel of many of our brother bishops, we declare and define Blessed Teresa of Calcutta to be a saint and we enrol her among the saints, decreeing that she is to be venerated as such by the whole Church,” said Pope … [Read more...] about Mother Teresa Quotes: Sayings To Celebrate Catholic Saint Of Calcutta’s Birth Anniversary
India's government has ordered inspections of all centers run by Mother Teresa's charity following the arrest of a nun and a worker at one of its shelters for unwed mothers for allegedly selling a baby. The arrest early this month followed a complaint by an Indian couple that they paid 120,000 rupees ($1,760) to Anima Indwar, who worked at the shelter run by the Missionaries of Charity in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand state in eastern India. Police said they were investigating three other complaints. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi ordered that child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity be inspected immediately, a government statement said Monday. Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint on Sunday, honoring the tiny nun who cared for the world's most destitute and holding her up as a model for a Catholic Church that goes to the peripheries to find poor, wounded souls. David Ushery reports. (Published Monday, Sept. 5, 2016) Missionaries of Charity … [Read more...] about Indian Gov’t Orders Scrutiny of Mother Teresa’s Charity