An American Named Consultant To Vatican's High Court
Monday, May 24, 2010
American Canon Lawyer, Ed Peters has been named to a new post at the Apostolic Signatura, the Supreme Court of the Vatican. This from Dr. Peter's blog post:

"This morning it was announced that His Holiness Benedict XVI has appointed me a Referendarius (Referendary) of the Apostolic Signatura. As one of some dozen international consultants to the Church's highest administrative tribunal, it will be my privilege and responsibility to advise*, on an as-needed basis, the officials of that dicastery regarding matters impacting the administration of law and justice within the Church.

A number of persons have graciously conveyed their congratulations to me on this honor, and I am truly grateful for their kind words. But I want to underscore that I see this appointment not so much as an honor, but rather, as an invitation to serve more effectively the mission of the Church as the Speculum Iustitiae."

Congratulations Dr. Peters.




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