Dammert Bellido, José Antonio



Dammert Bellido, José Antonio

Given name

José Antonio

Family name

Dammert Bellido

One-line bio

Bishop of Cajamarca, José Antonio Dammert Bellido was a major promoter of the Specialised Catholic Action movements.


José Antonio Dammert Bellido (August 20, 1917 – September 10, 2008) was a Peruvian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

Bellido was born in Lima, Peru and ordained a priest on December 21, 1946. Bellido was appointed Auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Lima, along with Titular Bishop of Amathus in Palaestina, on April 14, 1958 and ordained bishop May 15, 1958. On March 15, 1962 he was appointed Bishop of Diocese of Cajamarca and would remain in post until his retirement on December 1, 1992.

Bellido died on September 10, 2008.


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