Magdalen Awor

Magdalen Awor receiving the Guardian of Life Award 2023 from the Pontifical Academy of Life in Rome on 22 February 2023. From left: Don Dante (Doctors with Africa CUAMM Director), Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (president of the Pontifical Academy for Life), Magdalen Awor, and Mons. Renzo Pegoraro (Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy for Life). Credit: Pontifical Academy for Life

Catholic Midwife Delivering Babies against Odds in South Sudan Feted in Rome

Feb 26, 2023

Magdalen Awor, a dedicated midwife and nurse working in South Sudan is this year’s winner of the prestigious “Guardian of Life Award” by the Pontifical Academy of Life in Rome.