Christians for Biblical Equality

By Tim Bouquet

With his pioneering surgery Dr Pierre Foldès is giving thousands of victims of female genital mutilation a new life.

The Healer

It is early morning and 34-year-old Sandrine feels her stomach tighten as she arrives for an operation at the sprawling hospital complex at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, a 45-minute train ride from Paris. In the pre-op room, she visibly relaxes as she is greeted by a tall, powerfully built, softly spoken man in his 60s.