U.S. Catholic honoured as missionary, physician working in Sudan war zone

Posted June 10, 2017 9:38 pm by Editor

U.S. Catholic honoured as missionary, physician working in Sudan war zone

WASHINGTON – Hidden in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, a war zone for the past few years, a U.S. Catholic missionary, Dr. Tom Catena, ministers to a village of 750,000 people as the single medical doctor in the area.

He says his faith is the primary motivation for his work and that he relies on his faith to keep up with the unrelenting nature of his work.
“We have very clear directives from our Lord as to how to treat our brothers and sisters who are ‘the least of these,'” Catena said in a June 5 email to Catholic News Service.
Catena received

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