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Remembering Bishop Tom Gumbleton

Bishop Tom Gumbleton, the "soul of the peace movement," died at the age of 94 on April 4, 2024.  A longtime friend of the Erie Benedictines, including Joan Chittister, Mary Lou Kownacki, and Anne McCarthy, he will be remembered as a passionate defender of the poor and marginalized, and a courageous voice for peace and against all forms of violence, from war to sexual abuse.  Below are some of Sister Joan's writings about Bishop Gumbleton over the years.

NCR From Where I Stand, February 2007

America Magazine, September 2014

NCR From Where I Stand, January 2022