Fr Peter Smith has been a priest of the Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia since 1985. He is the Promoter of Justice and Peace for the Archdiocese. Peter is also the Parish Priest of the inner city parish of St Columbas North Leichhardt and an adjunct of the University of Notre Dame, Sydney.
Peter is the Co-editor in Chief of Solidarity: The Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics. He has published articles on a variety of Social Justice Issues and presented at a number of international conferences including for the Vatican Dicastery for Integral Human Development. He is a co-founder and partner of the Refugee Welcome Centre Lilyfield and a Founding member of The Global Catholic Climate Network (now the Laudato Si’ movement).