Posts Tagged ‘Uber’

Uber Eats driver asks priest to hear confession after delivering food

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

A Virginia priest ordered Chinese food on Uber Eats, but when the driver arrived, the priest got a second knock on the door. “Are you a priest? A Catholic priest?” the man asked Father Dan Beeman of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in the Virginia city of Newport News.  Read more

Slavery, profits and technology titans

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Global “titans of technology” are forcing workers into a form of slavery, says Britain’s trade union leader Frances O’Grady. Speaking to a two-day summit of Catholic and labour movement leaders at the Vatican last Friday, O’Grady said the world needs a new figure like Cardinal Manning. (Manning was influential in setting the modern-day Catholic Church Read more

Uber driver turns his car into a church on wheels

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Ordained minister Kenneth Drayton has turned his 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis into a church-on-wheels, transforming his car into a divine vehicle for himself and his passengers. “The job lets me open the door into my passenger’s lives,” said Drayton, 54, who said his Brooklyn trips often turn into therapy sessions. “The hope is to brighten Read more