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The Year of Our Lord 1965

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
11 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Bhagalpur, India ElevatedDiocese of Bhagalpur, India Elevated
26 JanDiocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Name Changed
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Gran Madre di Dio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Annunciazione della Beata Vergine Maria a Via Ardeatina Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santi Angeli Custodi a Città Giardino Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Cristo Re Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Camillo de Lellis Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Croce in via Flaminia Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Maria Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Bosco in via Tuscolana Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Girolamo della Carità Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Leone I Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Liberatrice a Monte Testaccio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Michele Arcangelo Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora del Sacro Cuore Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Nome di Gesù Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Patrizio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santi Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Regina Apostolorum Established
17 MarDiocese of Ibarra, Ecuador Territory LostDiocese of Tulcán, Ecuador Erected
22 MarArchdiocese of Blantyre, Malawi Territory LostDiocese of Chikwawa, Malawi Erected
22 MarDiocese of Gulu, Uganda Territory LostDiocese of Moroto, Uganda Erected
22 MarVicariate Apostolic of Ubon, Thailand Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand Erected
22 MarDiocese of Wonju, Korea (South) Erected
5 MayDiocese of Kabba, Nigeria Name ChangedDiocese of Lokoja, Nigeria Name Changed
28 MayDiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain Elevated
28 MayDiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great Britain Erected
14 JunArchdiocese of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Itabira, Brazil Erected
24 JunApostolic Administration of Loreto, Italy ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Loreto, Italy Elevated
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Mendi, Papua New Guinea ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mendi, Papua New Guinea Elevated
6 JulArchdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bafia, Cameroon Erected
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Dapango, Togo ElevatedDiocese of Dapango, Togo Elevated
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kaolack, Senegal ElevatedDiocese of Kaolack, Senegal Elevated
10 JulDiocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Brownsville, Texas, USA Erected
18 JulInstitute of Schönstatt Fathers Founded
21 JulDiocese of Antofagasta, Chile
Diocese of Iquique, Chile
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Calama, Chile Erected
23 JulDiocese of Calabozo, Venezuela
Archdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela
Territory LostDiocese of Barinas, Venezuela Erected
23 JulDiocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Cabimas, Venezuela Erected
23 JulArchdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Los Teques, Venezuela Erected
9 AugVicariate Apostolic of Fernando Poo, Equatorial Guinea Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Río Muni, Equatorial Guinea Erected
9 AugDiocese of Fort Portal, Uganda
Archdiocese of Rubaga, Uganda
Territory LostDiocese of Hoima, Uganda Erected
5 SepEparchy of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite) ElevatedArcheparchy of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite) Elevated
15 SepSynod of Bishops, Roman Curia Established
12 OctArchdiocese of Washington, District of Columbia, USA (becomes a Metropolitan) Elevated
14 OctVicariate Apostolic of Guam, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
14 OctDiocese of Johannesburg, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Western Transvaal, South Africa Erected
14 OctArchdiocese of Saigon, Viet Nam Territory LostDiocese of Phú Cuong, Viet Nam Erected
14 OctDiocese of Xuân Lôc, Viet Nam Erected
3 DecDiocese of Hassaké (Syrian), Syria ElevatedArcheparchy of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), Syria Elevated
3 DecEparchy of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt Erected
7 DecCongregation of the Holy Office, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Roman Curia Name Changed
15 DecNunciature to Malta Erected
16 DecDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
Diocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
Diocese of Toledo, Parana, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil Erected
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand ElevatedArchdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand Elevated
18 DecArchdiocese of Bangui, Central African Republic Territory LostDiocese of Bambari, Central African Republic Erected
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Chantaburi, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Chantaburi, Thailand Elevated
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Chieng-Mai, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Chieng-Mai, Thailand Elevated
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand Elevated
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Saint-Louis du Sénégal Territory LostDiocese of Nouakchott, Mauritania Erected
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Rajaburi, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Bangnokhuek, Thailand Elevated
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand ElevatedArchdiocese of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand Elevated
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Ubon, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Ubon, Thailand Elevated
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Udonthani, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Udonthani, Thailand Elevated

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