The canonization date of Blessed Mother Teresa would be announced by Pope Francis on March 15. On this particular day, the Pope would hold an ordinary public consistory of cardinals in the Vatican. In the consistency he would sign the decree for the canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa of Kolkata and four others. The dates and venue of their sainthood ceremony would also be announced on the same day.
The Pope had officially approved the Blessed Mother Teresa for sainthood on December 17, 2015 by recognizing the miraculous healing happened to a Brazilian man with multiple brain abscesses. She was attributed the title Blessed in Rome, Italy on October 19, 2003 by Pope St John Paul II.