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The Year of Our Lord 1988

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
14 JanDiocese of Covington, Kentucky, USA
Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Lexington, Kentucky, USA Erected
18 JanDiocese of Warangal, India Territory LostDiocese of Khammam, India Erected
23 JanDiocese of Belley, France Name ChangedDiocese of Belley-Ars, France Name Changed
23 FebDiocese of Massa, Italy
Diocese of Pontremoli, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy United
25 FebArchdiocese of Port-au-Prince, Haïti Territory LostDiocese of Jacmel, Haïti Erected
27 FebEparchy of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek) Erected
12 MarApostolic Administration of Izabal, Guatemala ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Izabal, Guatemala Elevated
21 MarVicariate Apostolic of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México Territory LostDiocese of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México Erected
7 AprDiocese of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti ElevatedArchdiocese of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti Elevated
8 AprDiocese of Wankie, Zimbabwe Name ChangedDiocese of Hwange, Zimbabwe Name Changed
23 AprDiocese of Luxembourg ElevatedArchdiocese of Luxembourg Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of Bombay, India Territory LostDiocese of Kalyan (Syro-Malabarese), India Erected
27 MayDiocese of Nashville, Tennessee, USA Territory LostDiocese of Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Erected
1 JunDiocese of Strasbourg, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Strasbourg, France Elevated
11 JunDiocese of Corbeil, France Name ChangedDiocese of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France Name Changed
11 JunArcheparchy of Antélias (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
18 JunDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Apartadó, Colombia Erected
18 JunArchdiocese of Medellín, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Caldas, Colombia Erected
18 JunArchdiocese of Medellín, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Girardota, Colombia Erected
18 JunDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia Elevated
24 JunInstitute of Schönstatt Fathers Approbation
28 JunCongregation of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
Congregation for Divine Worship, Roman Curia
UnitedCongregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia United
28 JunCongregation of Catholic Education, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study), Roman Curia Name Changed
28 JunCongregation for Religious and Secular Institutes, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, Roman Curia Name Changed
28 JunPontifical Commission of Justice and Peace, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia Elevated
28 JunPontifical Commission of Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia Elevated
28 JunCongregation for Bishops, Roman Curia Territory LostPontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Roman Curia Erected
28 JunPontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Roman Curia Elevated
28 JunSecretariat of Non-Christians, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Roman Curia Elevated
28 JunPontifical Commission of Social Communications, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Social Communications, Roman Curia Elevated
28 JunPontifical Commission of Preserving the Church’s Patrimoney of Art and History, Roman Curia Erected
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Benedetto fuori Porta San Paolo Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Beata Vergine Maria del Monte Carmelo a Mostacciano Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Frumenzio ai Prati Fiscali Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Gabriele Arcangelo all’Acqua Traversa Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santi Gioacchino ed Anna al Tuscolano Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Madre del Redentore a Tor Bella Monaca Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria “Regina Mundi” a Torre Spaccata Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria “Regina Pacis” a Monte Verde Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santi Martiri dell’Uganda a Poggio Ameno Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Spirito Santo alla Ferratella Established
2 JulPontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”, Roman Curia Erected
6 JulDiocese of Santarém, Para, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Itaituba, Para, Brazil Erected
16 JulVicariate Apostolic of Riohacha, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Riohacha, Colombia Elevated
18 OctPriestly Fraternity of Saint Peter Founded
18 OctPriestly Fraternity of Saint Peter Approbation
5 NovDiocese of San Luis Potosí, México ElevatedArchdiocese of San Luis Potosí, México Elevated
5 NovDiocese of León, Guanajuato, México (From Morelia (Mexico) to San Luis Potosi (Mexico)) Metropolitan Changed
5 NovDiocese of Querétaro, México (From Morelia (Mexico) to San Luis Potosi (Mexico)) Metropolitan Changed
14 NovDiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar Territory LostDiocese of Loikaw, Myanmar Erected
14 NovArchdiocese of Bangalore, India
Diocese of Chikmagalur, India
Territory LostDiocese of Shimoga, India Erected
29 NovArchdiocese of Palo, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Naval, Philippines Erected
12 DecTerritorial Prelature of Chulucanas, Peru ElevatedDiocese of Chulucanas, Peru Elevated
15 DecVicariate Apostolic of Darién, Panama Territory LostDiocese of Colón, Panama Erected
15 DecTerritorial Abbey of Pietersburg, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Pietersburg, South Africa Elevated

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