Jules Gomes

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Bishops supporting ISIS-bride have no vocabulary for evil

Remember the “two drifters off to see the world” as in Audrey Hepburn’s ‘Moon River’ song from Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Jay Austin and...

How the world’s most famous Muslim played Pope Francis for a fool

“The Pope? How many divisions has he got?” Stalin supposedly asked Churchill in the waning days of World War II. “The Pope?...

Politics of baptism: Has the Church of England adopted the German model?

As flies to wanton boys, so is liturgy to the Church of England. For the last three decades, liturgical fidgets have been...

Bishop of Chichester refuses to say Bishop George Bell is “innocent”

In an unexpected turn of events, Martin Warner, Bishop of Chichester, refused to unequivocally exonerate Bishop George Bell of allegations of child...

The silence of the shepherds on the abortion of the lambs

In the nautical novel Moby Dick, Herman Melville has a chapter where he paints a magnificent portraiture of Father Mapple’s grand pulpit. Beginning...

No “words of knowledge” on Bishop George Bell’s innocence, Archbishop Welby?

When you hear a media fanfare of brass, clashing of cymbals and thumping of tambourines panegyrizing Archbishop Justin Welby like a Roman...

Archbishop Justin Welby is suffering from a terminal case of confirmation bias

It is the mother of all misconceptions and the father of all fallacies. It is incurable and infectious. Cognitive scientists could well...

Anglican bishop gives masterclass in the art of the apology

There’s the English apology and there’s the Hebrew apology. The person delivering an English apology has to be awfully sorry, terribly sorry...

Abortion is a no-go area for Church of England’s flagship conservative evangelical church

Editor's note: Anglican Ink held publication of this article by Dr Gomes and contacted St Helen's asking if they wished to...

Therese May’s anti-Christian regime

You don’t need to be a fan of the vintage British political sitcom Yes Minister to understand how government reviews are instruments of inertia,...

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Next meeting of bishops and the provincial standing committee...

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has announced that the September 2020 sessions of the Synod of Bishops (SOB) and the Provincial Standing Committee (PSC)...

Govt meeting for NZ church leaders on COVID-19 lockdown...

Aotearoa New Zealand faith leaders have met with the Parliamentary Select Committee on Epidemic Response, to discuss Level 2 restrictions on public...

ACNA Governance Task Force issues second update

In response to the latest round of feedback from members of the Province, The Governance Task Force has refined the proposed Constitution...

Bishop Mayer letter to the diocese in the wake...

This is the letter Bishop Scott Mayer wrote in the wake of the Supreme Court of Texas decision issued on May 22,...