Category - welcome

  • January 17, 2018

    'Great British Welcome', a series of photographs and texts portraying refugees and their hosts at home in Britain, will be on display at St Martin-the-Fields in London until mid March.

  • November 14, 2017

    The UK’s Syrian refugee resettlement programme is well managed and has made a successful start in enabling its beneficiaries to integrate in their new country, according to a study by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners.

  • September 13, 2015

    On Saturday 12 September, right across Europe, many thousands gathered and marched to welcome refugees and urge their governments to offer more support.

  • January 18, 2015

    In the worldwide Catholic Church, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees is celebrated in January each year, having been instituted in 1914 by Pope Pius X. In 2015 it falls on 18 January, which is also the Church's World Peace Day (and for many the first Day of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity).

  • August 2, 2013

    The term popular 'fly the flag' is all too often a cipher for "support us against them" or "toe the line". But from the beginning of August through to the beginning of September 2013, creative artist Peter Liversidge is helping us to recognise and practice another, positive meaning.

  • June 22, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

  • September 18, 2007

    As Christians who come from a privileged part of the world, our convictions should compel us to listen to the voices of our Palestinian brothers and sisters, voices too often silenced, says Timothy Seidel, reflecting on who is 'in' and 'out' and why.