Claudio Cipolla (born 11 February 1955, in Goito) is an Italian bishop of the Catholic Church. He has been Bishop of Padua since 18 October 2015.
Bishop of Padua
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|Metropolis||Patriarchate of Venezia|
|Diocese||Roman Catholic Diocese of Padua|
|Elected||18 October 2015|
|Other post(s)||Parish Vicar of the Parish of Ognissanti, in Mantua(1980-1989)|
Assistant of the Explorers Club and Guides of the AGESCI(1988-1990)
Parish Vicar of the Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Medole(1989-1990)
Provincial Assistant of the AGESCI(1989-1992)
Director of Caritas Diocesana(1990-2008)
Parish priest of Sant'Antonio di Porto Mantovano(1998-2015)
Episcopal Vicar for the Pastoral Sector(2008-2015)
|Ordination||24 May 1980|
by Bishop Carlo Ferrari
|Consecration||27 September 2015|
by Bishop Roberto Busti
11 February 1955
|Alma mater||Episcopal Seminary of Mantua|
|Motto||Confide Surge Vocat TeLatin|
Trust, Rise He calls youEnglish
|Coat of arms|
|Reference style||His Eminence|
|Spoken style||Your Eminence|
Ordination history of
Cipolla was ordained priest in the Diocese of Mantua on 24 May 1980.
When he was appointed Bishop of Padua, Cipolla was pastor in Porto Mantovano and episcopal vicar of the Diocese of Mantua.
He was a scout leader and assistant of the Association of Italian Catholic Guides and Scouts.
He was ordained bishop on 27 September 2015 and consequently installed in Padua on 18 October 2015.