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Member Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Portland, OR

Tuesday, March 4, 2014  
Posted by: Colleen Crawford
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Pope Francis has named Father Peter Smith, 56, vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Diocese of Portland in Oregon as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Portland.  

The appointment was publicized in Washington, March 4, by Archbishop Carlo Maria ViganĂ², apostolic nuncio to the United States.  

A Society member since 2004, Fr. Smith holds a licentiate in canon law from The Catholic University of America. He was ordained for the Portland Archdiocese in 2001.

Please join the Canon Law Society in extending warm congratulations to Fr. Smith!

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