• November 7, 2013

    WCC Assembly participants have visited Jeju Island in an act of solidarity with those protesting about the building of a naval base there.

  • August 10, 2013

    Our animal natures are in a constant state of tension between the personal and the communal. We have instincts which drive us to gratify ourselves, to dominate for food, status and mates. And then we have the pull towards the good of the tribe, pack or troop and the protection and support it offers.

  • December 20, 2012

    Solidarity is vital to overcoming the problems humankind faces in an interdependent world, says United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.

  • December 20, 2012

    Today is International Human Solidarity Day -- a chance for us all to remind ourselves that what we hold in common is more important than what divides us, and that the needs of the most vulnerable should stand at the heart of our common commitments.

  • August 2, 2012

    A Persian Tent Village based in Edinburgh for Festival season has a message of "solidarity with the 99 per cent" who make up the vast bulk of humanity.

  • December 3, 2011

    The Methodist Church has urged people to pray for Dalits struggling under the caste system next weekend, coinciding with international actions.

  • November 7, 2011

    In the midst of the regular visits and umpteen fact-finding missions to the Holy Land, and weighty statements made by numerous church leaders or heads of ecumenical organisations, all of it professing solidarity with the Christians of the region, the following link takes us to a Ha'aretz article highlighting one of the many small daily indignities suffered by those same Living Stones - a spitting attack.

  • September 12, 2011

    A call for solidarity with the poor has been delivered to a gathering of religious, political and civil society leaders from across the world by the WCC.

  • August 22, 2011

    A global churches' team has visited Burma this month, as part of the WCC’s commitment to accompanying churches in conflict situations.

  • February 2, 2010

    To consider the possibility that whatever we cherish in our own environment, legends and customs, could have a parallel in the hearts of others, is to begin to mix the mortar that may bind us in solidarity, says Jill Segger. It is this solidarity which rests at the heart of a patriotism worthy of the name.