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NICHOLAS KRISTOF ON DR. TOM
“Catena’s respect for the dignity of the Nuba people is profound.”
“…a moving and remarkable story.”
‘Saints Don’t Always Look the Way You’d Expect’
“If I Leave, People Will Die”
“Not every deserving person can win the Nobel Peace Prize…It seems the least society can do to honor them and shine a light on their good deeds is produce a good documentary about them.”
Dealing with life and death in southern Sudan
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The Heart of Nuba – Authentically Lived Christianity
HAPPENING IN SUDAN
Sudan News "April 11th, 2019 will hopefully be a big day in Sudanese history as it was the day that dictator Omar al-Bashir and his henchmen were removed from power after a 30 year reign of terror. He has presided over 3 separate bloody civil...read more
Press FROM OUR COALITION MEMBERS: "The end of Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule provides a momentous opportunity for Sudan to put respect for human rights and rule of law at the center of its transition, Human Rights Watch said today. Sudan’s authorities...read more
Some of the young lives saved by Dr. Tom Catena, as he talks of the need for a humanitarian corridor...read more
We were so delighted to receive this message from Dr. Tom in August, from "the bush" of the Nuba mountains. Your participation and support has meant so much to him, and to the families of the Nuba mountains. Please continue. If you haven't yet donated,...read more
Producer/Director Kenneth A Carlson met yesterday with Congressman James P. McGovern (D-MA), Co-Chair of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, United States Congress, discussing the road forward for the people of Nuba.read more
The Heart of Nuba opened with a splash in Washington, D.C. last night, with more than 200 people attending. We were particularly happy to see and meet some of our incredible NGO partners who are working so hard in Washington on behalf of the people of...read more
A fantastic premiere in Los Angeles last night, to a sold out crowd. Q and A moderated by The Africa Channel's Nzinga Blake, with The Heart of Nuba director Kenneth A. Carlson, and Cecil Blake, former Cabinet Minister of Information and Broadcasting for...read more
On March 26 the Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) hosted the exclusive New York Premiere of The Heart of Nuba at the Village East Cinema. Thirty one members of Tom Catena's family attended the premiere and sent special messages to Sudan from the red...read more
MEET TOM CETENA
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...read more
One of the gifts that has made it possible for Dr. Tom to travel and inspire others is having new doctors and surgeons do volunteer stints at Mother of Mercy Hospital, arranged through the long-term supporters of Mother of Mercy at the Catholic Medical...read more
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...read more
In a moving first-person article for America Magazine, Dr. Tom Catena talks about his work at Mother of Mercy Hospital, and the role that his religion has played in his decision to stay when others were evacuating, and how he deals with the pain and...read more