Dr. Tom on a Postage Stamp!

Armenia’s national postal operator is issuing a new international postage stamp in honor of Dr. Tom Catena.

Haypost, Armenia’s national postal operator, will issue a new international postage stamp in June, in cooperation with the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.

Tom Catena, a Catholic missionary from Amsterdam, New York, was named as Aurora Prize Laureate on May 28, 2017. He has saved thousands of lives as the sole surgeon permanently based in Sudan’s war-ravaged Nuba Mountains where humanitarian aid is restricted.

The Aurora Prize, granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, is created on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors, IDeA Foundation told Armenpress.

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