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The Year of Our Lord 1974

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19 JanDiocese of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Registro, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
24 JanDiocese of Cuttack, India Territory LostDiocese of Berhampur, India Erected
24 JanDiocese of Cuttack, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, India Elevated
14 AprDiocese of Santa Isabel, Equatorial Guinea Name ChangedDiocese of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea Name Changed
9 MayDiocese of Bathurst in Gambia Name ChangedDiocese of Banjul, Gambia Name Changed
14 MayArchdiocese of Endeh, Indonesia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Ende, Indonesia Name Changed
14 MayDiocese of Manokwari, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia Name Changed
27 MayArchdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Daet, Philippines Erected
27 MayDiocese of Legazpi, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Virac, Philippines Erected
28 MayDiocese of Richmond, Virginia, USA Territory LostDiocese of Arlington, Virginia, USA Erected
31 MayDiocese of Taiohae, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedDiocese of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
27 JunEparchy of Edmonton (Ukrainian), Canada Territory LostEparchy of New Westminster (Ukrainian), Canada Erected
27 JunEparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India Territory LostDiocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
6 JulArchdiocese of Rouen, France Territory LostDiocese of Le Havre, France Erected
10 AugDiocese of Apia, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedDiocese of Apia o Samoa and Tokelau, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
21 AugDiocese of Wheeling, West Virginia, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA Name Changed
21 SepDiocese of Tuguegarao, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Tuguegarao, Philippines Elevated
21 SepTerritorial Prelature of Bayombong, Philippines (from Nueva Segovia) Metropolitan Changed
21 SepDiocese of Ilagan, Philippines (from Nueva Segovia) Metropolitan Changed
21 SepTerritorial Prelature of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, Philippines (from Nueva Segovia) Metropolitan Changed
5 OctDiocese of Mouila, Gabon Territory LostDiocese of Franceville, Gabon Erected
28 OctArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Alagoinhas, Bahia, Brazil Erected
28 OctDiocese of Oeiras, Brazil
Archdiocese of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Picos, Piaui, Brazil Erected
12 NovDiocese of Valencia en Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Valencia en Venezuela Elevated
12 NovTerritorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure, Venezuela ElevatedDiocese of San Fernando de Apure, Venezuela Elevated
17 NovDelegation to Mozambique Established
18 NovDiocese of Castries, Saint Lucia, Antilles ElevatedArchdiocese of Castries, Saint Lucia, Antilles Elevated
5 DecDiocese of Borongan, Philippines
Diocese of Calbayog, Philippines
Territory LostDiocese of Catarman, Philippines Erected
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of El Obeid, Sudan ElevatedDiocese of El Obeid, Sudan Elevated
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Juba, Sudan ElevatedArchdiocese of Juba, South Sudan Elevated
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan ElevatedArchdiocese of Khartoum, Sudan Elevated
12 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Malakal, Sudan ElevatedDiocese of Malakal, South Sudan Elevated
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan ElevatedDiocese of Rumbek, South Sudan Elevated
12 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan ElevatedDiocese of Tombura, Sudan Elevated
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Wau, Sudan ElevatedDiocese of Wau, South Sudan Elevated
14 DecDiocese of Bucaramanga, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Bucaramanga, Colombia Elevated
14 DecDiocese of Ibagué, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Ibagué, Colombia Elevated
19 DecDiocese of Capiz, Philippines
Vicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines
Territory LostDiocese of Romblon, Philippines Erected
30 DecNunciature to Guinea-Bissau Established


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