Category - hospitality

  • April 16, 2018

    US Catholic Bishops have released a statement on the continuing militarisation of the US/Mexico border.

  • April 7, 2018

    The Joseph Rowntree Foundation says the retail and hospitality sectors are key to solving the UK's low-wage, low-productivity problem.

  • 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.

  • October 10, 2017

    Six in ten workers in industries such as hospitality and agriculture are not paying into a pension.

  • April 16, 2016

    Late last year, in response to the refugee crisis, Pope Francis called for "every parish, every religious community, every monastery, every sanctuary of Europe" to take in a refugee family. 

  • 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).

  • December 10, 2013

    Yesterday I received an email from John Lewis inviting me to “be the perfect host this Christmas”. This would apparently be facilitated by the purchase of “cookware” and “serveware" which would enable me to “cook with ease from morning to night.”

  • 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 2, 2013

    “I'll get you a nice cup of tea.” There can be few people in these islands – particularly in England – who have not heard these words at a time of distress. In shock or bereavement many of us will have smiled through our tears at being gently offered the national sacrament of solidarity.

  • November 7, 2012

    I'm somewhat taken with the idea of Election Day Communion, being practiced by a diverse range of church groups and Christians across the United States on election day, Tuesday 6 November 2012.