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The Year of Our Lord 1967

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownCongregation of the Affairs of Religious, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Religious and Secular Institutes, Roman Curia Name Changed
unknownCongregation of Seminaries and Universities, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation of Catholic Education, Roman Curia Name Changed
unknownCongregation of Ceremonies, Roman Curia Territory Added
unknownCongregation of the Basilica of St. Peter, Roman Curia Name ChangedFabric of St. Peter, Roman Curia Name Changed
6 JanPontifical Commission of Justice and Peace, Roman Curia Erected
6 JanPontifical Council for the Laity, Roman Curia Erected
7 FebDiocese of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Butembo-Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
9 FebArchdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand Territory LostDiocese of Nakhorn-Sawan, Thailand Erected
14 FebArcheparchy of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq Elevated
27 FebDiocese of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil Erected
14 MarArchdiocese of Luanda, Angola Territory LostDiocese of Carmona e São Salvador, Angola Erected
20 MarDiocese of Butuan, Philippines Erected
29 MarTerritorial Prelature of Caacupé, Paraguay ElevatedDiocese of Caacupé, Paraguay Elevated
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of De Aar, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of De Aar, South Africa Elevated
13 AprDiocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar
Diocese of Farafangana, Madagascar
Territory LostDiocese of Ihosy, Madagascar Erected
13 AprDiocese of Atambua, Indonesia Territory LostDiocese of Kupang, Indonesia Erected
27 AprDiocese of Sololá, Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala Erected
29 AprArchdiocese of Cuzco, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Callao, Peru Erected
31 MayDiocese of Liège, Belgium Territory LostDiocese of Hasselt, Belgium Erected
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santi Ambrogio e Carlo Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of Beata Maria Vergine Addolorata a piazza Buenos Aires Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Filippo Neri in Eurosia Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Francesco di Paola ai Monti Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Giuseppe in via Trionfale Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Luigi dei Francesi Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Auxiliatrice in via Tuscolana Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa Albani Established
7 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santissimi Nome di Gesù e Maria in Via Lata Established
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Bermuda Islands, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Hamilton in Bermuda, Antilles Elevated
12 JunDiocese of Kasama, Zambia ElevatedArchdiocese of Kasama, Zambia Elevated
12 JunDiocese of Nellore, India Territory LostDiocese of Kurnool, India Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Paksé, Laos Erected
16 JunDiocese of Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
22 JunDiocese of Ðà Lat, Viet Nam
Diocese of Kontum, Viet Nam
Territory LostDiocese of Ban Mê Thuôt, Viet Nam Erected
28 JunDiocese of Antofagasta, Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of Antofagasta, Chile Elevated
28 JunTerritorial Prelature of Calama, Chile (from La Serena to Antofagasta) Metropolitan Changed
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada Elevated
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Keewatin, Manitoba, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Labrador-Schefferville, Québec, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Baie de James {James Bay}, Ontario, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
13 JulArchdiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada (Archdiocese without Suffragans) Territory Added
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Elevated
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
31 JulArchdiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Dipolog, Philippines Erected
1 AugSacred Consistorial Congregation, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Bishops, Roman Curia Name Changed
15 AugCongregation for Propagation of the Faith, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Roman Curia Name Changed
15 AugCongregation of the Council, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Clergy, Roman Curia Name Changed
15 AugAdministration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See, Roman Curia Erected
15 AugPrefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, Roman Curia Erected
15 AugPrefecture of the Papal Household, Roman Curia Erected
15 AugApostolic Datary, Roman Curia Territory Added
22 AugNunciature to India (from Internuciature) Elevated
12 SepDiocese of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Terracina-Latina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy Name Changed
14 SepDiocese of Kingston, Jamaica, Antilles Territory LostDiocese of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Antilles Erected
14 SepDiocese of Kingston, Jamaica, Antilles ElevatedArchdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles Elevated
14 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
26 SepDiocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles ElevatedArchdiocese of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles Elevated
26 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
26 SepArchdiocese of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostDiocese of Luiza, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
6 OctDiocese of Monterey-Fresno, California, USA SplitDiocese of Fresno, California, USA
Diocese of Monterey in California, USA
Split
23 OctDiocese of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Name ChangedDiocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Name Changed
30 OctDiocese of Mahagi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Mahagi-Nioka, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
22 NovDiocese of Fort Rosebery, Zambia Name ChangedDiocese of Mansa, Zambia Name Changed
22 NovDiocese of Abercorn, Zambia Name ChangedDiocese of Mbala, Zambia Name Changed
23 DecTerritorial Prelature of Huehuetenango, Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of Huehuetenango, Guatemala Erected

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