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The Year of Our Lord 1982

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownTerritorial Abbey of New Norcia, Australia SuppressedArchdiocese of Perth, Australia Territory Added
11 JanApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Chaldean) Erected
6 FebDiocese of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil Erected
27 FebDiocese of Saint-Jean-de-Québec, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada Name Changed
27 FebDiocese of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil Erected
27 FebArchdiocese of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy Name Changed
1 MarDiocese of Hull, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada Name Changed
2 MarDiocese of Penne e Pescara, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Pescara-Penne, Italy Name Changed
18 MarDiocese of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea Territory LostDiocese of Wabag, Papua New Guinea Erected
18 MarDiocese of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea ElevatedArchdiocese of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea Elevated
18 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka ElevatedDiocese of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka Elevated
18 MarDiocese of Bamenda, Cameroon ElevatedArchdiocese of Bamenda, Cameroon Elevated
18 MarDiocese of Douala, Cameroon ElevatedArchdiocese of Douala, Cameroon Elevated
18 MarDiocese of Garoua, Cameroon ElevatedArchdiocese of Garoua, Cameroon Elevated
18 MarDiocese of Bamenda, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Kumbo, Cameroon Erected
13 AprDiocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Diocese of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Victoria in Texas, USA Erected
20 MayPontifical Council for Culture, Roman Curia Erected
8 JunDiocese of Goroka, Papua New Guinea Territory LostDiocese of Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea Erected
8 JunArchdiocese of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Territory LostDiocese of Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
8 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Sekadau, Indonesia ElevatedDiocese of Sanggau, Indonesia Elevated
8 JunArchdiocese of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Territory LostDiocese of Yopougon, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
18 JunDiocese of Matagalpa, Nicaragua Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Jinotega, Nicaragua Erected
24 JunApostolic Exarchate of Australia (Ukrainian) ElevatedEparchy of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne (Ukrainian), Australia Elevated
25 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Sinoia, Zimbabwe Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe Name Changed
25 JunDiocese of Gwelo, Zimbabwe Name ChangedDiocese of Gweru, Zimbabwe Name Changed
25 JunArchdiocese of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Name ChangedArchdiocese of Harare, Zimbabwe Name Changed
25 JunDiocese of Umtali, Zimbabwe Name ChangedDiocese of Mutare, Zimbabwe Name Changed
5 AugDiocese of Csanád, Hungary Name ChangedDiocese of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary Name Changed
17 AugDiocese of El Paso, Texas, USA
Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA Erected
27 AugEparchy of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada Erected
3 SepVicariate Apostolic of Gimma, Ethiopia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Nekemte, Ethiopia Name Changed
10 SepDiocese of Samoa and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Territory LostDiocese of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
10 SepDiocese of Samoa and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedArchdiocese of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
10 SepDiocese of Tarawa, Nauru and Funafuti, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania) SplitMission "Sui Iuris" of Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania)
Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
Split
30 SepDiocese of Ruvo e Bitonto, Italy SplitDiocese of Bitonto, Italy
Diocese of Ruvo, Italy
Split
2 OctDelegation to Scandinavia SplitNunciature to Denmark
Nunciature to Norway
Nunciature to Sweden
Split
4 OctDiocese of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil Elevated
15 OctDiocese of Bata, Equatorial Guinea Territory LostDiocese of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea Erected
15 OctDiocese of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ElevatedArchdiocese of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea Elevated
15 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia Elevated
16 OctArchdiocese of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Diocese of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Ituiutaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
18 OctDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania SplitDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
Split
19 OctArchdiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh Name ChangedArchdiocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh Name Changed
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Bangued, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Bangued, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Bayombong, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Bayombong, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Iba, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Iba, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Iligan, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Iligan, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Kidapawan, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Kidapawan, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Malaybalay, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Malaybalay, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of Marbel, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Marbel, Philippines Elevated
15 NovDiocese of Palo, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Palo, Philippines Elevated
15 NovTerritorial Prelature of San Jose de Antique, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of San Jose de Antique, Philippines Elevated
19 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Volksrust, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Dundee, South Africa Elevated
19 NovArchdiocese of Garoua, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon Erected
28 NovPersonal Prelature of Opus Dei Elevated
8 DecCongregration of Jesus the Priest Approbation
17 DecArchdiocese of Honiara, Solomon Islands Territory LostDiocese of Auki, Solomon Islands Erected
17 DecEparchy of Ismayliah (Coptic), Egypt Erected

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