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The Year of Our Lord 1966

Diocese Events

January to June


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DateFromTo
3 JanEparchy of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey ElevatedArcheparchy of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey Elevated
3 JanArcheparchy of Ahwaz (Chaldean), Iran Erected
10 JanApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Maronite) Erected
10 JanPatriarchal Exarchate of United States of America (Melkite Greek) Erected
10 JanDiocese of Minas, Uruguay Territory LostDiocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay Erected
22 JanDiocese of Juneau, Alaska, USA Territory LostArchdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska, USA Erected
1 FebDiocese of Mbarara, Uganda Territory LostDiocese of Kabale, Uganda Erected
15 FebDiocese of Masan, Korea (South) Erected
15 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Saint-Louis du Sénégal ElevatedDiocese of Saint-Louis du Sénégal Elevated
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México Territory LostDiocese of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, México Erected
25 AprArchdiocese of Chihuahua, México
Diocese of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México
Diocese of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Madera, Chihuahua, México Erected
26 AprArchdiocese of Chambéry, France
Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
Diocese of Tarentaise, France
UnitedArchdiocese of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France United
30 AprDiocese of Barquisimeto, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Barquisimeto, Venezuela Elevated
30 AprDiocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela Elevated
3 MayVicariate Apostolic of Río Muni, Equatorial Guinea ElevatedDiocese of Bata, Equatorial Guinea Elevated
3 MayVicariate Apostolic of Fernando Poo, Equatorial Guinea ElevatedDiocese of Santa Isabel, Equatorial Guinea Elevated
3 MayArchdiocese of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Apostolic Administration of Mbuji-Mayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
ElevatedDiocese of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
29 MayMilitary Ordinariate of Portugal, Military Erected
30 MayArchdiocese of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedArchdiocese of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
30 MayArchdiocese of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedArchdiocese of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
30 MayArchdiocese of Elisabethville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedArchdiocese of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
30 MayArchdiocese of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedArchdiocese of Mbandaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
7 JunVicariate Apostolic of Kimberleys, Australia ElevatedDiocese of Broome, Australia Elevated
7 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Maiduguri, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Maiduguri, Nigeria Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Fiji Island, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedArchdiocese of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Isole Samoa e Tokelau, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Apia, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Tahiti {Isole Tahiti}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedArchdiocese of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Marquesas Islands {Isole Marchesi}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Taiohae, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Tarawa, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga} e Niue, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedArchdiocese of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
21 JunVicariate Apostolic of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
25 JunDiocese of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Beaumont, Texas, USA Erected
29 JunArchdiocese of Cali, Colombia
Diocese of Palmira, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Buga, Colombia Erected
30 JunDiocese of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru ElevatedArchdiocese of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru Elevated
30 JunDiocese of Huancayo, Peru ElevatedArchdiocese of Huancayo, Peru Elevated
30 JunDiocese of Piura, Peru ElevatedArchdiocese of Piura, Peru Elevated
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