Bishop John Stowe, Order of Friars Minor Conventual, is the third bishop of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky. He serves as bishop president of Pax Christi USA.

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Religious leaders call for release of David Gilbert from New York prison

Commentary: Forgiveness is not only an act of an individual but also of the community. As bishop-president of Pax Christi USA and former co-president of Pax Christi International, we urge the release of David Gilbert.


Biden administration must include rural poor in his policies

Commentary: From the perspective of Catholic social teaching, one area in which Joe Biden might begin to address the divide and promote the common good would be a genuine engagement in the issues of rural poverty.


After the election is the time to form consciences for faithful citizenship

Commentary: After living through a period of intense division, enhanced by a contentious presidential contest and made more urgent by a pandemic, what do we do now as a nation?