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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Imitate Jesus, resist temptation and follow God's will

The Peace Pulpit: "We listen to God's word deeply and obey that word and follow Jesus faithfully. That is what we're called to do now during this season of Lent."


We must reject war, truly fast by directly helping others

The Peace Pulpit: It is so clear to me that what we need to do is accept that call to be the light of the world and carry it out mostly by listening to that first lesson today


Jesus dissipates the darkness, and that's what he calls us to do

The Peace Pulpit: We say so easily, "Yes, I believe Jesus is God," but do you really act on that belief by listening to him deeply and trying faithfully to follow what he teaches?


Listen carefully to how the servant is to bring about God's kingdom

The Peace Pulpit: "He will not cry out or shout or raise his voice in the streets." In biblical terms, calling out in the street means a call to arms, to go to war. This servant will not do that.