A longtime national and international activist in the peace movement, Bishop Thomas Gumbleton is a founding member of Pax Christi USA and an outspoken critic of violence and militarism. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, and has published numerous articles and reports.

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'This is my beloved, listen to him'

The Peace Pulpit: This is what we must try to do now during this season of Lent — listen deeply, intently to the Word of God. Isn't it true we need this message more than ever because there is so much violence, such a spirit of hatred in our world.


Lent calls us to Jesus' most challenging teaching

The Peace Pulpit: Jesus challenges us today to reject every other concern, most of all to reject power and violence in order to grow in the one thing that is most important: to grow in love.


Begin Lent with authentic intent

The Peace Pulpit: We have the season of Lent so that we can undergo every year a new conversion to the way of Jesus.


Promise to be peacemakers

The Peace Pulpit: If we accepted what Jesus says and bring it into our own life, transform ourselves, our attitudes, our thinking, our ways of acting, we could end violence. Certainly, the violence in our country is truly extraordinary.