Princess Diana bonded with Mother Teresa for a heartbreaking reason (Image: GETTY)
Diana reportedly bonded with Mother Teresa over their shared commitment to helping the poor and vulnerable members of society. The late princess met the Saint at the Missionary of Charity convent in Calcutta in 1992. Diana experienced a “spiritual awakening” after a meeting with Mother Teresa which deeply inspired her, according to former butler Paul Burrell.
Mother Teresa gifted Diana with a rosary which was reportedly bought to the hospital following her death in 1997, according to the Daily Mail.
The rosary beads were placed in her hands along with a picture of her sons which she carried everywhere.
Mother Teresa said: “Diana was extremely sympathetic to poor people - and very lively, and homely, too. All the sisters and I are praying for her and for all members of her family.”
In the two times they met, the pair has prayed together which reportedly gave Diana strength during her turbulent separation from