Those closest to Mother Teresa’s sainthood cause talk about her heavenly aid.


VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The inexplicable recovery from a severe brain infection — attributed to the intercession of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata — is a sign that God’s mercy is for everyone, said the Brazilian man who was healed.

“Merciful God looks over all of us, without distinction. Today it was me, perhaps tomorrow it will be someone else. I don’t feel special. Merciful God watches over everyone,” Marcilio Haddad Andrino told reporters at a Vatican news conference Sept. 2.

Andrino’s reported cure was the miracle that cleared the way for Mother Teresa’s canonization Sept. 4, which is the day before the 19th anniversary of her death.

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