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The Year of Our Lord 1964

Diocese Events

January to June

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JanTitular See of Alexandria {Alessandria} Suppressed
JanTitular See of Antiochia {Antioch} Suppressed
JanTitular See of Constantinople Suppressed
13 JanArchdiocese of México, Federal District (Coyotepec, Cuautitlan, Chapa de Mota, Huehuetoca, Huixquilucan, Iturbide, Jilotepec, Jilotzingo, Naucalpan, Nicolas Romero, Soyaniquilpan, Teoloyucan, Tepotzotlan, Tlalnepantla, Tultitlan, Villa del Carbon, and Zaragoza)
Diocese of Texcoco, México, México (Coacalco)
Territory LostDiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México Erected
13 JanArchdiocese of México, Federal District (Acambay, Aculeo, Morelos, Polotitlan, Temascalcingo, and Timilpan) Territory LostDiocese of Toluca, México, México Territory Added
16 JanVicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia (Western Part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ariari, Colombia Erected
16 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Bossangoa, Central African Republic ElevatedDiocese of Bossangoa, Central African Republic Elevated
16 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Pala, Chad ElevatedDiocese of Pala, Chad Elevated
16 JanArchdiocese of Nagpur, India (Civil Districts: Raipur, Bilaspur, and Drug) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Raipur, India Erected
16 JanDiocese of Dibrugarh, India (Subansiri, Siang, and part of Lakhimpur)
Diocese of Shillong, India (Darrang, Nowgong, and parts of Goalpara and Kamrup)
Territory LostDiocese of Tezpur, India Erected
20 JanMilitary Ordinariate of Kenya, Military (as Vicariate) Erected
20 JanMilitary Ordinariate of Uganda, Military Erected
20 JanDiocese of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Arinos and Formoso) Territory LostDiocese of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
10 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Bangassou, Central African Republic ElevatedDiocese of Bangassou, Central African Republic Elevated
10 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Parakou, Benin (Civil District of Natitingou) Territory LostDiocese of Natitingou, Benin Erected
10 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Parakou, Benin ElevatedDiocese of Parakou, Benin Elevated
10 FebDelegation to Thailand and the Malacca Peninsula Name ChangedDelegation to Thailand, Laos and the Malacca Peninsula Name Changed
11 FebVicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Villavicencio, Colombia Elevated
15 FebArchdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Agudos, Boracela, Cabrália Paulista, Duartina, Gália, Lucianópolis, Pederneiras, Piratininga, and part of Bauru)
Diocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Arealva, Avai, Iacanga, and parts of Bauru)
Territory LostDiocese of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
15 FebDiocese of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil (Floresta, Beiern do Rio Sao Francisco, Betania, Custòdia, Inajá, Petrolândia, and Tacaratu)
Diocese of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil (Cabroró)
Territory LostDiocese of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
25 FebDiocese of Garzón, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Garzón-Neiva, Colombia Name Changed
2 MarArchdiocese of La Plata, Argentina (Adrogué, Burzaco, Claypole, Longchamps, Mármol, Villa Calzada, Glew, Ministro Rivadavia plus San Vicente Ferrer (San Vicente)) Territory LostDiocese of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina Territory Added
2 MarArchdiocese of La Plata, Argentina (San Juan Bautista and Santa Lucia) Territory LostDiocese of Avellaneda, Argentina Territory Added
4 MarDiocese of Piura, Peru (Morropòn, Huancabamba, and Ayabaca) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Chulucanas, Peru Erected
10 MarDiocese of Benin City, Nigeria (Warri) Territory LostDiocese of Warri, Nigeria Erected
20 MarDiocese of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (Johnston Island) Territory Added
25 MarDiocese of Barcelona, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Barcelona, Spain Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Madrid, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Madrid, Spain Elevated
2 AprPontifical Commission for Educational and Religious Films, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Commission for Social Communications, Roman Curia Name Changed
21 AprArchdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Mahenge, the Game Reserve, and parts of Nachingwea) Territory LostDiocese of Mahenge, Tanzania Erected
12 MayDiocese of Simla, India Name ChangedDiocese of Simla and Chandigarh, India Name Changed
18 MayDiocese of Comacchio, Italy
Territorial Abbey of Pomposa, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Comacchio (-Pomposa), Italy United
19 MaySecretariat for Non-Christians, Roman Curia Established
6 JunNunciature to Rwanda (as Delegation) Established
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Kota Baru, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sukarnapura, Indonesia Name Changed
16 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso ElevatedDiocese of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso Elevated
16 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Sokoto, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Sokoto, Nigeria Elevated
17 JunDelegation to Indochina Name ChangedDelegation to Vietnam and Cambodia Name Changed
20 JunDiocese of Cali, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Cali, Colombia Elevated
20 JunDiocese of Tunja, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Tunja, Colombia Elevated
20 JunDiocese of Luni o La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy (Gasa Fazzi in Scurtabò) Territory LostDiocese of Piacenza, Italy Territory Added
20 JunDiocese of Cartago, Colombia (from Popayán) Metropolitan Changed
20 JunDiocese of Palmira, Colombia (from Popayán) Metropolitan Changed
20 JunDiocese of Duitama, Colombia (from Bogotá) Metropolitan Changed
20 JunDiocese of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia (from Nueva Pamplona) Metropolitan Changed
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