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The Year of Our Lord 1967

Diocese Events

January to June


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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 Suppressed
unknownCongregation of the Basilica of St. Peter, Roman Curia Name ChangedFabric of St. Peter, Roman Curia Name Changed
unknownDelegation to Central-Western Africa Established
3 JanDiocese of Visakhapatnam, India (Nugur Taluk) Territory LostDiocese of Warangal, India Territory Added
6 JanPontifical Commission for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia Established
6 JanPontifical Council for the Laity, Roman Curia Established
9 JanNunciature to Madagascar (to Nunciature) Elevated
7 FebDiocese of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Butembo-Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
9 FebArchdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand (Tak, Sukkotai, Phitsanulok, Kamphenghet, Pichit, Pechabum, Nakhorn-Sawan, Uthaithani, Chainat, Singbury, Lopbury, and Sarabury) Territory LostDiocese of Nakhorn-Sawan, Thailand Erected
14 FebEparchy of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq ElevatedArcheparchy of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq Elevated
15 FebDiocese of Darwin, Australia (Torres Strait) Territory LostDiocese of Cairns, Australia Territory Added
27 FebDiocese of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil (Abaira, Agua Quente, Barra da Estiva, Boninal, Contendas do Sincorá, Dom Basilio, Ibicoara, Ibitiara, Ibipitanga, Iramaia, Ituaçu, Jussiapé, Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Mucugê, Paramirim, Piata, Rio de Contas, Rio do Pires, and Tanhaçu) Territory LostDiocese of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil Erected
8 MarApostolic Exarchate of England and Wales {Inghilterra e Galles} (Ukrainian), Great Britain (Added Scotland) Territory Added
11 MarDelegation to Southern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Lesotho Established
14 MarArchdiocese of Luanda, Angola (Uije and Zaire) Territory LostDiocese of Carmona e São Salvador, Angola Erected
20 MarDiocese of Surigao, Philippines (Agusan and Butuan City) Territory LostDiocese of Butuan, Philippines Erected
29 MarTerritorial Prelature of Caacupé, Paraguay ElevatedDiocese of Caacupé, Paraguay Elevated
8 AprDiocese of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium (West Flanders and Hainaut) Territory LostDiocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium Territory Added
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of De Aar, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of De Aar, South Africa Elevated
13 AprDiocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar (Betroka)
Diocese of Farafangana, Madagascar (Ihosy, Ivohibé, and Midongy-Sud)
Territory LostDiocese of Ihosy, Madagascar Erected
13 AprDiocese of Atambua, Indonesia (Timor Tenggah and Kupang along with the islands of Semau, Roti, and Sawu) Territory LostDiocese of Kupang, Indonesia Erected
27 AprDiocese of Sololá, Guatemala (EI Quiché) Territory LostDiocese of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala Erected
27 AprArchdiocese of Guatemala (Chimaltenango) Territory LostDiocese of Sololá, Guatemala Territory Added
29 AprArchdiocese of Cuzco, Peru (Callao, Bellavista, La Punta, and Reynoso Carmen de la Legua along with the islands of San Lorenzo, El Fronton, Cavinzas, and Redonda) Territory LostDiocese of Callao, Peru Erected
5 MayDiocese of Avellaneda, Argentina (from La Plata) Metropolitan Changed
5 MayDiocese of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina (from La Plata) Metropolitan Changed
5 MayDiocese of Mercedes, Argentina (from Buenos Aires) Metropolitan Changed
5 MayDiocese of Nueve de Julio, Argentina (from Buenos Aires) Metropolitan Changed
31 MayDiocese of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), Belgium (Limbourg) Territory LostDiocese of Hasselt, Belgium Erected
5 JunDiocese of Iquique, Chile (Quillagua) Territory LostDiocese of Antofagasta, Chile Territory Added
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 (Kurnool and Anantapur (in Andhra Pradesh)) Territory LostDiocese of Kurnool, India Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos (Saravane, Vapikhamthong, Sédon, Champassac, Attopeu, and Sithandone) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Paksé, Laos Erected
12 JunDiocese of Fort Rosebery, Zambia (from Lusaka) Metropolitan Changed
12 JunDiocese of Abercorn, Zambia (from Lusaka) Metropolitan Changed
16 JunDiocese of Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
22 JunDiocese of Ðà Lạt, Viet Nam (Quang-Duc and Phuoc-Long)
Diocese of Kontum, Viet Nam (Dak Lak)
Territory LostDiocese of Ban Mê Thuột, 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
28 JunDiocese of Iquique, Chile (from La Serena to Antofagasta) Metropolitan Changed
28 JunTerritorial Prelature of Arica, Chile (from La Serena to Antofagasta) Metropolitan Changed
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