Peter Comensoli
Peter ComensoliThe 3rd Bishop of Broken bay

Bishop Peter Commensoli

Peter Andrew Comensoli (born 25 March 1964) is the third Bishop of Broken Bay in New South Wales, Australia.

From 2011 to 2014 he was an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney and the titular bishop of Tigisi in Numidia.

On 20 November 2014, Pope Francis appointed Comensoli as Bishop of Broken Bay and his enthronement took place on 12 December 2014.

Comensoli entered St Patrick’s Seminary in 1986 and obtained a Bachelor of Theology in 1989 and a Bachelor of Sacred Theology in 1991 from the Catholic Institute of Sydney. He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Wollongong in 1992 by William Edward Murray. Prior to his appointment as a bishop, Comensoli obtained a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Alphonsian Academy in Rome in 2000, a Master of Letters in Moral Philosophy from the University of St Andrews in 2007 and a Doctor of Philosophy in theological ethics from the University of Edinburgh in 2010.