᛫  

Searching for Solidarity and Starting with Facts

Im not an overly emotional person, outside of watching Duke basketball and seeing my kids grow up too quickly. But I confess to predictable tears this past spring with each new episode of John Krasinskis Some Good News. As we began a long season of pandemic shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, Krasinski brought us both ordinary... Read more

Christian Solidarity Worldwide challenges Marks & Spencer over Uighur slave labour

(Photo: Reuters)Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has launched a letter-writing campaign asking Marks & Spencer to reassure shoppers that it does not use Uighur slave labour in the manufacture of its clothing.  Marks & Spencer is one of the many fashion retailers and apparel brands recently accused by human rights groups of using supply chains "tainted by Uighur... Read more

What You Should Know About the 2020 American Solidarity Party Platform

Although minor partiesoften called third parties to distinguish them from the dominant twohave always been a part of American politics, the dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties in the past few election seasons has led some Christians to give them more consideration than usual. To help Christians think about voting in a way that... Read more

Black Jesus painting installed at St Albans Cathedral in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

A Last Supper by Lorna May WadsworthJesus is depicted as a black man in a painting being installed at St Albans Cathedral in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. 'A Last Supper' by Lorna May Wadsworth is inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper and depicts a black Jesus with his arms outstretched.  Ms Wadsworth... Read more

Police and Protesters Hug, Shake Hands after Officers Take a Knee in a Show of Solidarity

Police and Protesters Hug, Shake Hands after Officers Take a Knee in a Show of Solidarity All 60-plus police officers in Fayetteville, N.C., took a knee Monday to show solidarity with protesters in what has become a law enforcement trend in recent days.Police officers in big cities like Philadelphia, Atlanta, Detroit, New York... Read more

Bishop urges UK government to show solidarity with people of Hong Kong

(Photo: Reuters)A senior Catholic official is calling on the UK Government to stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong amid concerns over Beijing's proposed national security law.Bishop Declan Lang, who chairs the Catholic Bishops' Conference Department of International Affairs, made the call in a letter to the Foreign Secretary in which he said... Read more

I’ve Had Enough of #Solidarity

“I’m so angry!” “Tears, so many tears!” “I feel so helpless!” “I just don’t know what to do!” “I’m so sorry!” The above declarations have been spoken to me by several of my non-Black colleagues, associates, and friends in the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. More often than not, these... Read more

Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Lit With Flags of the World as a of Present Solidarity within the Battle Towards Coronavirus | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer is without doubt one of the worlds most iconic statues. And, this week, the large construction that overlooks the town of Rio de Janeiro was a illuminated with the flags of the world as an indication of solidarity within the international battle in opposition to the Coronavirus. A... Read more