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Swiss Georges COTTIER

born Georges Marie Martin COTTIER

Swiss Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop, Dominican, Theologian emeritus of the Pontifical Household

Source :  Jacques GUERVILLE DÉVAUD

Born: on April 22, 1922 in Carrouge, Canton De Vaud, Suisse
Died: on March 31, 2016 in Vatican, Rome, Italie


Cottier was born in Carouge, Switzerland, joined the Dominican Order in 1945. Cottier studied theology and philosophy at the Pontificium Athenaeum Internationale Angelicum, the future Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum until 1952 obtaining a baccalaurate in philosophy and a licentiate in theology. While at the Angelicum he was ordained a priest in 1951.

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