Can our parish priest be my son's Confirmation sponsor?

Can our son, who is preparing for Confirmation, ask our parish priest to be his sponsor? Our priest will obviously be participating in the sacrament with our bishop and he wondered if there would be a conflict in his ability to serve as his sponsor.

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