Dr. Ziu Remembers Meeting Mother Teresa


More than 20 years ago, Ascension Seton neurosurgeon Dr. Mateo Ziu traveled throughout his native Albania with Mother Teresa as she worked to re-establish the Catholic church after years of communism.

He told her about his dream of becoming a doctor and soon after he received a surprise scholarship to an Italian medical school. “She never told me how she helped me but I know it was her hand, probably a phone call,” Dr. Ziu said. “I really don’t know.”

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