Mother Teresa was approved for sainthood by the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican announced Friday. Her second miracle for canonization was approved by Pope Francis. According to MSNBC, "'The miracle needed for her canonization involved the curing of a man in Santos, Brazil, with a serious viral brain infection,' according to Father Brian Kolodiejchiuk, a Missionaries of Charity Father who worked closely with Mother Teresa for 20 years and spearheaded the cause of her sainthood. 'The patient's wife continuously sought the intercession of the Blessed Mother Teresa for her husband,' he said in a statement explaining the event." Mother Teresa died on September 5, 1997, aged 87. Click on for her best quotes plus facts about her life.