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The Doctor

posted on October 22, 2015

At Atavist Magazine, James Verini reports on Dr. Tom Catena, who runs Mother of Mercy Hospital in war-torn Sudan. The Islamist government declared a holy war on the native Nubans, shelling their villages in an attempt to drive them from their land, leading many to visit Catena at the only hospital for 3,000 miles. Catena, who once considered becoming a Catholic priest, said, “If you can’t stand with the persecuted people, then what are you doing?”

Read at Atavist Magazine