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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Who is our neighbor? Anyone who is in need

The Peace Pulpit: Probably the most extraordinary of all the teachings of Jesus is where he tells us to love one another as I have loved you without limit, without condition.


Like Jesus at the Last Supper, we must serve others

The Peace Pulpit: We have to ask ourselves how well we are living out what Jesus intends by the Eucharist, how well we are living out that part of the Last Supper where Jesus made himself the slave, the servant of all?


Made in the image of God, we're called to be people who love

The Peace Pulpit: We're called to enter into that mystery because we're made in the image of God, so we're called to be people who love. The only way we grow into our fullness as a human person is by loving, loving one another.


Jesus gives us his Spirit so we can carry on his work

The Peace Pulpit: As we celebrate Pentecost, I hope we can take to our heart this message that comes to us so clearly in the readings: that Jesus rejects violence and so must we.