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NICHOLAS KRISTOF ON DR. TOM
Living and filming in such conditions were routinely fraught with peril for Carlson and his small production crew.
An interview with Producer/Director Kenneth A. Carlson
Interview with Deborah Kobylt
At six o'clock each morning an American doctor makes his way through the dark to a simple chapel where he spends half an hour, rosary in hand, enlisting God's support for the day ahead. He is Dr Tom Catena, and he is the only surgeon in the...
“Never did I think… that he’d have the wherewithal to grab the camera out of his desk drawer when he heard incoming Sukhois and shoot some of the most harrowing footage of the film!”
“They had never seen a sponge, much less a syringe. Now there are 200 people on staff, almost all Nuban.”
“The closest I have come to meeting a saint.”
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof in an op-ed on November 14, 2015: "Dr. Tom, as he is known, battles leprosy, delivers babies and amputates arms of kids hit by shrapnel. He pulls maggots out of burn wounds and struggles to get United...
The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof travels to the Nuba Mountains.
HAPPENING IN SUDAN
Who is benefiting from the lifting of sanctions by the US?read more
John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project and Co-Founder of The Sentry, will be testifying on Sudan before the U.S. Congress.read more
As of October 2014, some two million people have been affected by the conflict, with more than 500,000 having been displaced.read more
The Sudanese government is involved in the same smuggling and trafficking networks it is being paid by the E.U. to contain.read more
We are pleased to announced that The Heart of Nuba is being released theatrically on April 6, 2018. It will be released in New York with more to follow. Check back on web site for information or join our mailing list to stay updated.read more
At six o'clock each morning an American doctor makes his way through the dark to a simple chapel where he spends half an hour, rosary in hand, enlisting God's support for the day ahead. He is Dr Tom Catena, and he is the only surgeon in the...read more
The Heart of Nuba will be screened on all seven continents beginning this week in observance of the United Nations Genocide Prevention Day on December 9 and Human Rights Day on December 10. Select screenings will include a virtual reality...read more
MEET TOM CETENA
We received a very special Holiday message from Dr. Tom this year, thanking those who have supported The Heart of Nuba and the Mother of Mercy Hospital, and filling us in on plans for the coming year. Click on image to watch. [video_lightbox_vimeo5...read more
Dr. Tom was just awarded the 2018 Catholic Doctor of the Year award, from the Mission Doctors Association in Los Angeles. "Since 1959, the Mission Doctors Association has trained, sent and supported Catholic doctors and their families who come from across...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