Peace movement activist Bishop Thomas Gumbleton to speak at Pax Christi assembly in Crookston


The Pax Christi Minnesota State Assembly will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Saint Benedict Monastery in Crookston, September 25, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bishop Thomas Gumbleton’s keynote address, “Choosing Peace in Today’s World: Nuclear Disarmament,” will focus on questions related to peace and nuclear weapons.

Gumbleton is a “longtime national and international activist in the peace movement,” According to the “National Catholic Reporter.” “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.”

Other speakers will present workshop sessions regarding peace and nuclear disarmament. The cost for the day is $30 if you register on or before the event. For more information contact Sister Anne DeMers, (218) 281-3441, or go to