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NICHOLAS KRISTOF ON DR. TOM
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof travels around the U.S. and the world, shedding light on crises and unsung heroes. After 35 years at the Times, he compiled some of the work that is still particularly meaningful to him. Amid touching stories of...
In addition to caring for the people of the Nuba Mountains, this year, as the Aurora Prize Initiative Chair, Dr. Tom has been traveling and speaking about the Mother of Mercy Hospital and the Aurora Prize, conveying what the prize meant to him, and...
Dr. Tom Catena, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Chair and 2017 Aurora Prize Laureate, will participate as speaker at the 2019 World Health Summit to take place on October 27 to 29, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Catena will join leading healthcare experts and...
The Voice of America has included three excellent segments on The Heart of Nuba in their international coverage in late October and November. Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience...
Mark Leon Goldberg interviews Dr. Tom in Yerevan, Armenia where he was on hand to participate in events around the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. Goldberg says "This is a powerful conversation with a true humanitarian who has saved countless lives in...
“…praiseworthy, almost Nobel Prize praiseworthy.”
“gripping, inspiring documentary.”
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HAPPENING IN SUDAN
Ryan Boyette has dedicated his life to reporting on and providing assistance to the people of the Nuba mountains. He recently shared an event on his Facebook page that marked a moment in history for the people of Nuba: "A historic day in #Sudan . This...read more
If you have been following the news on Sudan, you may know of an exciting recent development -- a member of Sudan's ruling council stated recently that the council had reached an agreement “to hand over those facing arrest from the International Criminal...read more
Sudan Government and Opposition Sign Political Roadmap, Includes Humanitarian Corridor in Nuba Mountains
Sudan has agreed to open humanitarian access to war-torn areas of the country for the first time in eight years as part of a new roadmap enabling suspended peace talks to resume, a rebel leader said on Monday. “We are expecting that the humanitarian...read more
Press From George Clooney and John Prendergast, of coalition member Enough! Project, on events in Sudan: "..Though [former military leader] Burhan has said the military council would name a civilian prime minister and cabinet, he has not committed to...read more
On Februrary 11 The Heart of Nuba was honored with the Most Valuable Documentary Award at Cinema for Peace in Berlin on February 11. Katrina Carlson performed the film’s song “Bloom” for the audience. As an extra blessing, Dr. Tom was able to join us and...read more
The Voice of America has included three excellent segments on The Heart of Nuba in their international coverage in late October and November. Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience...read more
From our partners for the Los Angeles premiere, The Africa Channel.read more
The Heart of Nuba opened in Scottsdale, AZ tonight at the Harkins Shea 14 Theater. Director/Producer Kenneth A. Carlson held a Q&A with the audience following the screening.read more
MEET TOM CETENA
Katrina Carlson has always been a front-line supporter of Dr. Tom and The Heart of Nuba, writing and performing "Bloom," the original song for the film, and traveling across the globe to perform at special screenings. So we are excited to announce the...read more
Dr. Tom Catena has been honored with a top medical missionary award, African Mission Healthcare (AMH). Catena will be presented with the Gerson L'Chaim Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service at an awards ceremony in New York City, April...read more
On October 2, a delegation from the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative including Dr. Tom Catena received a special blessing from His Holiness Pope Francis during their visit to the Vatican. The visit was part of a wider trip from the group to Rome, during...read more
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof travels around the U.S. and the world, shedding light on crises and unsung heroes. After 35 years at the Times, he compiled some of the work that is still particularly meaningful to him. Amid touching stories of...read more