Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Mother Teresa's Nobel Lecture

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Mother Teresa's Nobel Lecture

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Here are excerpts from the Dec. 11, 1979, Nobel Lecture given by Mother Teresa, winner of that year's Nobel Peace Prize:

Let us thank God for the opportunity that we all have together today, for this gift of peace that reminds us that we have been created to live that peace, and Jesus became man to bring that good news to the poor. . . .

And, as if that was not enough . . . he died on the cross to show that greater love, and he died for you and for me and for that leper and for that man dying of hunger and that naked person lying in the street not only of Calcutta, but of Africa, and New York, and London and Oslo - and insisted that we love one another as he loves each one of us. …

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