Monica Besra, 35, poses with a portrait of Mother Teresa at her home in Nakor village, 280 miles north of Kolkata, in December 2002. Besra claimed that prayers to Mother Teresa resulted in her recovery from abdominal cancer, something documented by the Vatican as a miracle. Rana Chakraborty/AP hide caption

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How The Catholic Church Documented Mother Teresa's 2 Miracles

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