Item 11 - Bishop to Fr Shannon: Option for Hemsby

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA19-01-03-11


Bishop to Fr Shannon: Option for Hemsby


  • 26-11-1996 (Creation)

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1 page; headed; typescript

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1943: born
1972: Ordained
1995-2001: Bishop of East Anglia
2001-2010: Cardiff
2010-2019: Archbishop of Southwark
2019: retired
2020: died

Peter David Smith was born on 21 October 1943 in Battersea, London, England. He was educated at Clapham College, Exeter University, St. John's Seminary in Wonersh and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome.
Obituary: RDCEA Yearbook 2021 Pg 72

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RCDEAA holding XEA12 - not individually listed in pre 2019 systems

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Option 2 recommended by the Bishop. Fr Shannon should inform the Finance Board [Diocesan Trustee] and Council of priests. Give Fr Dick Wilson and Fr Tony Sketch the facts and figures. This matter remains confidential until both bodies have replied.


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