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The Year of Our Lord 1973

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
29 JanDiocese of Dibrugarh, India Territory LostDiocese of Kohima-Imphal, India Erected
29 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon ElevatedDiocese of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon Elevated
29 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Yagoua, Cameroon ElevatedDiocese of Yagoua, Cameroon Elevated
11 FebDiocese of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy Elevated
11 FebDiocese of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy Elevated
27 FebApostolic Chancery, Roman Curia SuppressedSecretariat of State, Roman Curia Territory Added
1 MarDiocese of Ogoja, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Abakaliki, Nigeria Erected
1 MarEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), India Territory LostEparchy of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabarese), India Erected
1 MarDiocese of Kumasi, Ghana Territory LostDiocese of Sunyani, Ghana Erected
1 MarArchdiocese of Shillong-Gauhati, India Territory LostDiocese of Tura, India Erected
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Antonio da Padova in Via Tuscolana Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santa Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santi Fabiano e Venanzio a Villa Fiorelli Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Gregorio Barbarigo alle Tre Fontane Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santa Lucia a Piazza d’Armi Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Odigitria dei Siciliani Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Marco in Agro Laurentino Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria “Regina Pacis” in Ostia mare Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Pier Damiani ai Monti di San Paolo Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Pio V a Villa Carpegna Established
5 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Sebastiano al Palatino Established
13 AprArchdiocese of Gitega, Burundi
Diocese of Ngozi, Burundi
Territory LostDiocese of Ruyigi, Burundi Erected
14 AprDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
17 MayArchdiocese of Madurai, India Territory LostDiocese of Palayamkottai, India Erected
26 MayDiocese of Jacarezinho, Parana, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Cornélio Procópio, Parana, Brazil Erected
26 MayDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil Erected
28 MayDelegation to Jerusalem and Palestine Territory LostNunciature to Cyprus Erected
25 JunEparchy of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), Australia Erected
5 JulDiocese of Benin City, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Issele-Uku, Nigeria Erected
5 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Raipur, India ElevatedDiocese of Raipur, India Elevated
23 JulDiocese of Osnabrück, Germany Territory LostApostolic Administration of Schwerin, Germany Erected
23 JulArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory LostApostolic Administration of Magdeburg, Germany Erected
23 JulDiocese of Fulda, Germany
Diocese of Würzburg, Germany
Territory LostApostolic Administration of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany Erected
22 AugDiocese of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Banjarmasin, Indonesia Name Changed
22 AugArchdiocese of Djakarta, Indonesia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Jakarta, Indonesia Name Changed
22 AugDiocese of Djajapura, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Jayapura, Indonesia Name Changed
22 AugArchdiocese of Makassar, Indonesia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Ujung Pandang, Indonesia Name Changed
22 AugDiocese of Surabaia, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Surabaya, Indonesia Name Changed
22 AugDiocese of Tandjung-Karang, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia Name Changed
17 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston, Malawi ElevatedDiocese of Mangochi, Malawi Elevated
17 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Minna, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Minna, Nigeria Elevated
13 OctDiocese of León, Guanajuato, México
Archdiocese of Morelia, Michoacán, México
Territory LostDiocese of Celaya, Guanajuato, México Erected
15 OctArchdiocese of Fort-Lamy, Chad Name ChangedArchdiocese of N’Djaména, Chad Name Changed
29 NovDiocese of Timmins, Ontario, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada Erected
1 DecDiocese of Albenga, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Albenga-Imperia, Italy Name Changed
17 DecArchdiocese of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sinoia, Zimbabwe Erected

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