Pastoral Letters

Do Criminal Courts Administer Justice?

This post originally appeared at A Pastoral Letter on the Acquittal of George Zimmerman In light of the George Zimmerman verdict, I believe many people are blaming the wrong system. There seems to be a presupposition that the job of criminal courts is to administer justice, and I believe that is a mistaken notion. […]

Tragedy in Oklahoma

The thoughts and prayers of The Universal Anglican Church are with the people of Oklahoma and all those impacted by the tornadoes of the past few days. Our hearts go out to the injured, the missing, those who have lost their lives, those traumatized by the events; as well as their loved ones, friends, and […]

Who We Are, a pastoral letter from the Presiding Bishop

Let me begin by saying I am not fan of Pastoral Letters as I find them to be almost exclusively the purview of the pompous. However, it has come to my attention that there is some concern around the ongoing Anglican identity of The UAC, probably at least in part due to the renaming of ADS to […]

Presiding Bishop’s Statement on the Resignation of Benedict XVI

Dear Friends, Today we learned of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI effective February 28th, 2013 due to concerns related to health and aging. The reactions have been mixed. Some have used this opportunity to express their ongoing anger at the Catholic Church over the pedophilia pandemic and felonious cover up of the same by […]

Christmas Message of The Presiding Bishop

Grace and Peace to you in this Holiday Season! Whatever your spiritual or religious tradition might be, allow me first to extend warmest holiday wishes to you and yours. May you find these holidays a time of refreshment, of renewal of relationships on every level, a time of joy and a time of peace, a […]