José Gottardi Cristelli

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José Gottardi Cristelli S.D.B.
Archbishop of Montevideo
See Montevideo
Predecessor Carlos Parteli
Successor Nicolás Cotugno
Ordination 15 October 1950
Personal details
Born (1923-09-21)21 September 1923
Baselga di Pinè,  Italy
Died 7 March 2005(2005-03-07) (aged 81)
Montevideo,  Uruguay
Nationality  Uruguayan
Denomination Roman Catholic
Residence Montevideo
Previous post Auxiliary Bishop of Montevideo

José Gottardi Cristelli, S.D.B. (born 21 September 1923 in Baselga di Pinè, Trentino - deceased 7 March 2005 in Montevideo) was a Uruguayan cleric.


He was ordained on 15 October 1950 as a Salesian of Don Bosco. On 1 March 1972 he was appointed titular bishop of Bellicastrum and auxiliary bishop of Mercedes; three years later, auxiliary bishop of Montevideo. On 5 June 1985 he was appointed Archbishop of Montevideo; he retired in 1998.[1]


  1. ^ José Gottardi dies (in Spanish)

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