Were there to be no support in the whole history of ethical and moral thought, were there no acknowledged confirmation from medical science, were the history of legal opinion to the contrary, we would still have to conclude on the basis of God's Holy Word that the unborn child is a person in the sight of God. He is protected by the sanctity of life graciously given to each individual by the Creator, Who alone places His image upon man and grants them any right to life which they have.
Just last week, a distraught father rushed into St. Theresa Hospital in
Nzara, South Sudan with a sick child in his arms. Our medical
volunteer, Dr. Harry Owens knew right away that four-and-a-half-year-old
Nathalia was gravely ill. Dr. Harry writes:
was barely conscious. Her temperature was 104 degrees. She had a cough,
diarrhea and vomiting. It was clear that this little girl had malaria
Unfortunately, sick children like Nathalia
often fill the mission hospitals we serve. With your generous support,
we’re sending caring and trained physicians like Dr. Harry to help care
for them all. Dr. Harry writes:
often complicated with pneumonia in children, is a big problem and
Africa is heavily hit. I’m happy to report that she survived this
I am thankful to CMMB donors for
making it possible for me and other volunteers to help families in
underserved areas like South Sudan.
Because you helped Dr. Harry follow his calling to serve the poor in South Sudan, Nathalia’s story has a happy ending.
Mother Teresa reminds us, “Some people come into your life as blessings. Some people come into your life as lessons.”
With your generous support, medical volunteers bring blessings to the
communities they serve. Your donation also spreads Jesus’ lessons of
love, as these devoted men and women minister to the poor with mercy and