According to the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, “Solidarity is… an authentic moral virtue, not a ‘feeling of vague compassion…. On the contrary, it is a firm and persevering determination to commit oneself to the common good. That is to say to the good of all and of each individual, because we are all really responsible for all’.”
Take a moment to meditate on this definition. What does it mean for international solidarity? What does it say about how we should care for people, including our brothers and sisters in the Global South?