Around the world there are people who care. Watch how they have come together to support Dr. Tom and his work.
The 8th annual Thanks4Giving 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk in Amsterdam, New York, was held Thursday, with 246 participants. The run, in Dr. Tom's home town, raises funds for their local hero, Dr. Tom Catena, and Mother of Mercy Hospital. read article
Steve Kettelberger, President of Blue Rock Construction in Philadelphia, and Dr. Tom first met while playing football at Brown University. In 2014, Steve joined Dr. Tom at the National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner where Dr. Tom was awarded the...
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,...
“Don’t let the idea of genocide die out as this is something which can never happen again, this is happening now and this will continue happening in the future.”
Armenia’s national postal operator is issuing a new international postage stamp in honor of Dr. Tom Catena.
Last year’s flood destroyed the generator at Mother of Mercy Hospital, Dr. Tom’s hospital. Donations from his supporters have procured and installed a new one.
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.
“Catena’s respect for the dignity of the Nuba people is profound.”
Kenneth A. Carlson, Director/Producer, and Maria Shriver, Executive Producer were with the 2018 CIMA Social Justice Award in Anaheim.
The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative honors esteemed Catholic Missionary physician in war-torn Sudan for rekindling faith in humanity.
“As a doctor in Sudan, let me tell you: foreign aid saves lives.”
The difficulties of running a hospital in a conflict zone, however, cannot be underestimated. The staples for running a hospital anywhere else in the world— electricity and running water— are a luxury to us. And, most types of foreign aid are nonexistent.
CARING FOR THOUSANDS IN A FORGOTTEN WAR As the sole doctor permanently based in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains, home to 750,000 people, Dr. Tom Catena has worked around the clock to care for the citizens of this war-torn area. Amid ongoing civil war between the...
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Living and filming in such conditions were routinely fraught with peril for Carlson and his small production crew.