A Legacy of Peace

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Most Rev. Thomas J. Gumbleton, the retired auxiliary bishop of Detroit and founding bishop president of Pax Christi USA, speaks about the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, who died on Dec. 5. In this interview, Bishop Gumbleton suggests that a truth and reconciliation commission, like the one championed by Mandela in South Africa, could be a source of healing and reconciliation as the church seeks to address the ongoing sexual abuse crisis.

Picture: Depiction of former South African president Nelson Mandela seen at Regina Mundi Church in Soweto

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David Blyth
2 years 8 months ago

The TRC was a whitewash of ANC human rights abuses while piling blame on whites in general.
Anthea Jefferey's book "The People's War" shows how the ANC learnt from North Vietnam's doctrine of people's war to intimidate the civil population of South Africa through violence and murder to achieve their aim of political dominance.

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