Bishop Scott Hayashi

2:50 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Utah Episcopalians Remember Pacifist Bishop

The Right Reverend Paul Jones, Episcopal Bishop of Utah, 1916-1918

  As Congress debates a possible military strike against Syria, Episcopalians around the country are remembering a bishop from Utah who paid a high price for his opposition to war. 

Today (September 4th)  is the feast day for the Right Reverend Paul Jones across the Episcopal Church in America.  Jones became the missionary bishop of Utah in 1916.  Over the next several years, he strongly criticized the United States’ entry into World War One.

Read more