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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God made the world for all, not for a few

The Peace Pulpit: We in the church today are suffering, as everyone knows, a severe crisis. Part of the problem is the wealth of the church and the wealth of religious leaders.


Our love for God must include love for migrants

The Peace Pulpit: When we love our brother or sister, we are loving the God who brought them into being, who brings us into being. We can love the brother and sister we see, or we can choose not to.


Be faithful and welcome the stranger

The Peace Pulpit: God wants us to be one human family, brothers and sisters, all of us together helping one another. If we're going to be faithful to that message of Jesus, perhaps there are ways we have to change our thinking, change our actions in order to follow Jesus.


Married people are prophetic witnesses to the love of God in our midst

The Peace Pulpit: In the Gospel lesson, it seems so clear that Jesus, almost in a harsh way, says that there is no such thing as divorce and being remarried. Yet, if you look at how Jesus acted, it doesn't come across the same way.