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The Year of Our Lord 1960

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
16 JanArchdiocese of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Brasília, Brazil Erected
16 JanDiocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
16 JanDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
19 JanSons of Charity Approbation
20 JanDiocese of Ondo, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ilorin, Nigeria Erected
29 FebDiocese of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Hauterive, Québec, Canada Name Changed
1 MarDiocese of Sokodé, Togo Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Dapango, Togo Erected
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Andrea della Valle Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eugenio Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Gioacchino ai Prati di Castello Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria ai Monti Established
16 MarDelegation to Scandinavia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Thare, Thailand Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand Name Changed
26 MarDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil
Diocese of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
26 MarDiocese of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Diocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil
Diocese of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
13 AprDiocese of Multan, Pakistan Territory LostDiocese of Lyallpur, Pakistan Erected
25 AprDiocese of Morondava, Madagascar Territory LostDiocese of Morombe, Madagascar Erected
30 AprDiocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Diocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
Territory LostDiocese of Arecibo, Puerto Rico Erected
30 AprTerritorial Prelature of Virgin Islands, USA Erected
30 AprDiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico ElevatedArchdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of México, Federal District Territory LostDiocese of Texcoco, México, México Erected
30 AprDiocese of Aracajú, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil Erected
30 AprDiocese of Aracajú, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil Erected
30 AprDiocese of Aracajú, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of La Serena, Chile
Diocese of San Felipe, Chile
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Illapel, Chile Erected
10 MayVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of El Obeid, Sudan Erected
21 MayDiocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
21 MayDiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Kisii, Kenya Erected
28 MayDiocese of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA Name Changed
31 MayDiocese of Segorbe, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, Spain Name Changed
5 JunPontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia Erected
20 JunDiocese of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
21 JunDiocese of Rutabo, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Bukoba, Tanzania Name Changed
21 JunDiocese of Bukoba, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Rulenge, Tanzania Name Changed
25 JunDiocese of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Diocese of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
25 JunDiocese of Melo, Uruguay Territory LostDiocese of Minas, Uruguay Erected
28 JunDiocese of Oturkpo, Nigeria Name ChangedDiocese of Makurdi, Nigeria Name Changed
JulTerritorial Abbey of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA (Gaston County) Territory LostDiocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Territory Added
5 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles Elevated
7 JulDiocese of Beni nel Congo Name ChangedDiocese of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
22 JulApostolic Exarchate of France (Armenian) Erected
22 JulApostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian) Erected
2 AugArchdiocese of Asunción, Paraguay
Diocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Caacupé, Paraguay Erected
15 AugApostolic Administration of Burgenland, Austria ElevatedDiocese of Eisenstadt, Austria Elevated
30 AugFranciscan Friars of the Atonement Approbation
23 SepNunciature to Madagascar Erected
22 OctDiocese of Florida, Uruguay Territory LostDiocese of Tacuarembó, Uruguay Erected
22 OctDiocese of Calbayog, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Borongan, Philippines Erected
24 OctDiocese of Alquoch (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
10 NovVicariate Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yurimaguas, Peru Name Changed
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Cân Tho, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovDiocese of Ðà Lat, Viet Nam Erected
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam ElevatedArchdiocese of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Huê, Viet Nam ElevatedArchdiocese of Huê, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Kontum, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Kontum, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho, Viet Nam Territory LostDiocese of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam Erected
24 NovDiocese of My Tho, Viet Nam Erected
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Nha Trang, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Nha Trang, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Quinhon, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Quy Nhon, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Saigon, Viet Nam ElevatedArchdiocese of Saigon, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Thái Binh, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Thái Binh, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Vinh, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Vinh, Viet Nam Elevated
24 NovVicariate Apostolic of Vinh Long, Viet Nam ElevatedDiocese of Vinh Long, Viet Nam Elevated
27 NovDiocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México
Diocese of San Luis Potosí, México
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México Erected
27 NovDiocese of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
5 DecDiocese of Aterrado, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Luz, Minas Gerais, Brazil Name Changed
17 DecDiocese of Salto, Uruguay
Diocese of San José de Mayo, Uruguay
Territory LostDiocese of Mercedes, Uruguay Erected
17 DecTerritorial Prelature of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil Erected
17 DecTerritorial Prelature of Marbel, Philippines Erected
20 DecArchdiocese of Kabgayi, Rwanda
Diocese of Nyundo, Rwanda
Territory LostDiocese of Ruhengeri, Rwanda Erected
30 DecCardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Redentore e Sant’Alfonso in Via Merulana Established
30 DecCardinal Titular Church of San Sebastiano alle Catacombe Established

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