Father Rob Esdaille details the theology of solidarity. He explains in depth the origins of the concept, solidarity as outlook and activity, as a mutual obligation, as a Christian virtue and how the Church community contributes.
Patsy Cummings reminds us of the need to fight for dignity for each other. As we face more challenges with changing circumstances in the economic downturn causing anxiety and fear, this has taken a toll on increased prejudice and suspicion of foreigners.
Bishop Pat Lynch refers to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching in welcoming migrants and the importance of the Church’s role in pursuing this nationally and internationally.