Ricardo María Carles Gordó (24 September 1926 – 17 December 2013) was a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona in the Catholic Church.
Born in Valencia, Spain, Carles Gordó was ordained a priest in 29 June 1951.
He studied at Teresian school in Valencia; then, he completed his secondary education at the Jesuit Colegio de San José. He entered the Seminary of Valencia, where he was a pupil at Colegio "Corpus Christi" and finally, he studied at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, where he obtained a licenciate in canon law in 1951–1953.
After his studies he served in pastoral ministry in the archdiocese of Valencia, including parish priest, rector of the parish of San Fernando in Valencia (1967); counselor of the Juventud Obrera Católica, JOC (Catholic Youth Workers); director of the boarding-school for deacons; vicar for clergy; and diocesan counselor for the pastoral for the family.