Solidarity and Mercy

The Power of Christian Humanitarian Efforts in Ukraine

Chris Herlinger

Oct/2024, 256 Pages, HC-PLC with Jacket, 6 x 9

ISBN-13: 9781640657502

From an international correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter's Global Sisters Report comes a powerful investigative work into the poignant acts of humanitarianism he witnessed during the Ukrainian war. 

In this touching, eye-opening book, award-winning journalist Chris Herlinger spotlights the Catholic sisters, clerics, and humanitarian workers who came together to assist those affected by the war in Ukraine. Drawing from his remarkablefield reports and comprehensive research into the history of the crisis, Chris recounts how people of different backgrounds joined forces to help Ukrainian survivors and refugees get to safety and survive the war.

Complemented by evocative photos taken on Ukrainian soil, Solidarity and Mercy: The Power of Christian Humanitarian Efforts in Ukraine explores the limitless bounds of compassion, the indomitable power of faith, and the central role coming together plays in alleviating human suffering. As readers will come to discover, standing in solidarity with the oppressed and forsaken is foundational to the faith and key to changing the world. 

Chris Herlinger is currently an international correspondent for Global Sisters Report, a project of National Catholic Reporter, for which he covers the impactful humanitarian work of Catholic nuns across the globe. A New York–based freelance journalist, he has written on humanitarian and international issues for the Christian Century, the Huffington Post, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, and Religion News Service. Chris’s work for humanitarian groups has also included stints for Church World Service and for Episcopal Relief & Development. He lives in New York, New York.

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