Indian artesans work on a fiberglass statue of Mother
Teresa in Calcutta, 17 October 2003. Mother Teresa
will be beatified, 19 October 2003, in a ceremony
in St Peter's Square, Vatican. The beatification ceremony
is the penultimate step to being canonised a saint
and has been the shortest in modern history. Following
the beatification, a second miracle has to be verified
by the Vatican before Mother Teresa can be proclaimed
Williamsl (R-white) and Ruth Riely (red band) from
team WNBA (USA), fight for a ball with Ann Wauters
(blue) from French Valenciennes Olympic team, during
their women's basketball clubs World Cup match in
Samara, 18 October 2003.
Blossom Casey, aged two from Townsville, plays with
a rugby ball after the Japanese team Captain's Run
at the Dairy Farmer Stadium in Townsville, 17 October
2003. Japan will meet France for their Pool B match
on October 18.
crosses are seen in a waste land at the place where
the corpses of eight women were found murdered in
2001 in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, 12 October 2003.
In a report two yers ago Amnesty International said
that after a two-year investigation it had documented
370 murders over the last decade in Ciudad Juarez.
Many of the victims were young women who had traveled
from other parts of Mexico to work in factories on