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India: international film festival dedicated to Mother Teresa

The Catholic Church in Goa, southern India, is hosting a six day Mother Teresa International Film Festival starting today, January 5, 2016. The Festival will screen a number of Indian and international films based on the life and work of the Albanian-born saint.

In a statement, the Diocesan Centre for Social Communications Media, Goa, said the aim of the festival "is to make known the life and works of Mother Teresa so that all may be inspired by her life to serve the society."

The event is a part of a series of celebratory events being organised by the Church in honour of Mother Teresa, the statement added. As part of the festival, films will be screened at venues in Panaji as well as in Margao.

Some of the films which will be screened at the six-day festival are 'In the name of God's poor' (USA), 'All for God's Love' (India), 'Mother Teresa and Me' (UK), "The Fifth World" (Spain) and 'Nirmal Hriday' (India).

Mother Teresa was canonised on 4 September 2016.

Source: UCAN/Fides