Mother Teresa's Relics Coming to Chicago

July 14, 2010

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Mother Teresa's relics are coming to Chicago this weekend.

The relics include short strands of her hair and drops of her blood. People also can see Mother Teresa's rosary, her crucifix and a pair of sandals.

They'll be on display at St. Procopius Church Saturday evening and St. John Cantius Church on Sunday. Sunday evening, they'll move to the local Missionaries of Charity convent, the order founded by Mother Teresa.

The relics are going to several cities in honor of the 100th anniversary of her birth.

Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize. She died in 1997 and is a step away from being declared a saint.