Our Lady of the Missions Sr. Mary Anna Gomes is a popular presenter and producer for the online Bengali Service of Radio Veritas Asia, all to "promote the good news of Christ and the church's social teachings."
The film is structured around Alwan telling the story of a young Syrian refugee named Shaima, whose life takes a tragic turn when she accepts an offer of marriage to a man in Turkey who turns out to be an imposter and involved in a human trafficking network.
With renowned cartoonists and artists contributing, the project aims to raise awareness and funds to help sisters reintegrate survivors of trafficking back into society, with all proceeds going to Talitha Kum.
Medical Missionaries of Mary Sr. Bernadette "Bernie" Kenny brought her nursing skills to Appalachian Virginia in 1978. She has written a book about her experience caring for those in southwest corner of the state.