Fr Peter Smith is a priest of the Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia. He is the Parish Priest of the inner city parish of St Columba’s North Leichhardt. Peter is also the Promoter of Justice and Peace for the Archdiocese and teaches in both the Medical and Philosophy & Theology faculties of the University of Notre Dame, Sydney.
Additionally, he sits on a number of committees both ecclesiastical and secular including The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, (a national body of the Episcopal Conference), The Sydney Archdiocese Anti-Slavery Committee, the Board of the Sydney Alliance, (a community organising body incorporating 47 member groups from across civil society), the Council of Sancta Sophia (a residential College of Sydney University), and the Archdiocesan Properties Committee.
Peter is the Co-editor in Chief of Solidarity: The Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics and a Founding member of The Global Catholic Climate Network.