A number of CUA experts were interviewed about the canonization of Mother Teresa. University President John Garvey appeared on EWTN to talk about the soon-to-be saints connections to the University. Shane MacDonald , archives technician, was interviewed by Catholic News Service and EWTN News Nightly about the Mother Teresa archives held at Catholic University. Rev. Michael Witczak , associate professor, liturgical studies, was interviewed by Voice of America and the Wall Street Journal on Mother Teresa. See below.

From: Voice of America Date: Aug. 31, 2016 Author: Mariama Diallo

For many, she's known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta (Kolkata), but her real name is Anjece Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. On September 4, she'll become "St. Teresa of Calcutta."

As the world readies for her canonization, "one of her legacies is her community, the Missionaries of Charity, who embody her convictions and try to live it out in the world today," says Michael Witczak, associate professor of Liturgical Studies in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at Catholic University of America in Washington.

Today Witczak says there are about 4,500 centers worldwide continuing the work of Mother Teresa, including hospices, orphanages, homes for people with AIDS and drug addictions, unwed mothers, etc. ...

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