Interview: Rev. Kodo Umezu

Rev. Kodo Umezu recently retired as Nishi Hongwanji’s Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) bishop after serving eight years. We spoke to him via Zoom online earlier this month. Previously Rev. Umezu was BCA’s Center for Buddhist Education director and had been a minister at California Nishi temples in Oakland, Los Angeles and Fresno. He also … Continue reading Interview: Rev. Kodo Umezu