Rev Jules Gomes

Rev Jules Gomes

The Rev’d Dr Jules Gomes, BA, BD, MTh, PhD (Cantab) is a journalist and academic.

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Rev Jules Gomes: Britain’s feminists march to the drumbeat of Islamic fundamentalism

England and Pakistan finally have something in common. No, it’s not cricket. It’s blasphemy. In Pakistan, you can find yourself on death row if a single Muslim alleges he saw you sitting with your backside on a Koran. In England, you can find yourself trundled away on the tumbrels of political friends and foes, guillotined […]

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‘Rebel priest’ Rev Jules Gomes: Trump’s courage will live on in Jewish history

‘The earth is round!’ trumpets Donald Trump. ‘How dare he claim the earth is round! Everyone respects the status quo that the earth is flat!’ Pope Francis shoots back. Patriarchs and heads of churches in Jerusalem write to Trump advising the US to continue recognising the present international status that the earth is flat. ‘Mr […]

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Jules Gomes: Where Mishal’s Magical Muslim Mystery Tour didn’t go

My entire career as a reporter for a leading daily newspaper in Mumbai was governed by a maxim from Aroon Purie, editor-in-chief of India Today, the country’s most respected news magazine. Purie would tell his reporters: ‘Somewhere, someone is out to hide the truth. Find that. That is news. All the rest is merely advertisement.’ […]

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‘Rebel Priest’ Rev Jules Gomes: Easy virtue of the grandstanding archbishops

In you case you missed it yesterday we are re-posting this essay by Reverend Jules Gomes. Two men go to the temple to pray, one the Archbishop of Canterbury and the other a Trump-voting American fundamentalist. Archbishop Justin, standing before ITV’s Robert Peston, prays: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, […]

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‘Rebel Priest’ Rev Jules Gomes: Easy virtue of the grandstanding archbishops

Two men go to the temple to pray, one the Archbishop of Canterbury and the other a Trump-voting American fundamentalist. Archbishop Justin, standing before ITV’s Robert Peston, prays: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, Tories, pro-lifers, patriots, climate change deniers, wealth creators, welfare state haters, women’s ordination objectors, Islamophobes, homophobes, […]

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‘Rebel Priest’ Rev Jules Gomes: Is gay adoption wrong? The children say Yes

In you case you missed it yesterday we are re-posting this important essay by Jules Gomes in which he challenges the modern doctrine of parental rights, rights that take precedence over children’s needs and to which children’s best interests and welfare are too often subordinated. Hollywood did not invent the genre of horror. If you […]

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