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The Year of Our Lord 1990

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownFranciscan Friars of the Renewal Founded
unknownInstitut du Christ Roi Souverain Prétre Founded
1 JanDiocese of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy (S. Donato and S. Maria in Val d'Abisso (both in Piobbico)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy Territory Added
13 JanDiocese of Villarrica, Paraguay Name ChangedDiocese of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, Paraguay Name Changed
31 JanDiocese of Tamatave, Madagascar Name ChangedDiocese of Toamasina, Madagascar Name Changed
19 FebApostolic Exarchate of Venezuela (Melkite Greek) Erected
26 MarArchdiocese of Luanda, Angola (Cuanzanse) Territory LostDiocese of Ndalatando, Angola Erected
2 AprDiocese of Umuahia, Nigeria (Isiala Ngwa, Obioma Ngwa, Aba Urban, and Ukwa-Ndoki) Territory LostDiocese of Aba, Nigeria Erected
16 AprNunciature to Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Antilles Established
18 AprSociety of Saint John Mary Vianney Founded
19 AprTerritorial Prelature of Encarnación, Paraguay ElevatedDiocese of Encarnación, Paraguay Elevated
23 AprArchdiocese of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil (Aracruz, Baixo Guandu, Colatina, Ibiraçu, Itaguaçu, Itarana, João Neiva, Laranja da Terra, Linhares, Marilândia, Pancas, Rio Bananal, and Santa Teresa) Territory LostDiocese of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
27 AprDiocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Rest of Anhembi) Territory LostArchdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
30 AprVicariate Apostolic of Istmina, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia Elevated
30 AprVicariate Apostolic of Quibdó, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Quibdó, Colombia Elevated
15 MayDiocese of São Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, Brazil (Latin changed from Sancti Ludovici de Montes Belos) Name Changed
17 MayDiocese of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil (Wenceslau Guimarães) Territory LostDiocese of Jequié, Bahia, Brazil Territory Added
21 MayDiocese of Kisumu, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
21 MayDiocese of Mombasa, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Mombasa, Kenya Elevated
21 MayDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Elevated
21 MayDiocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh (Rajshahi, Pabna, and Bogra) Territory LostDiocese of Rajshahi, Bangladesh Erected
21 MayDiocese of Bungoma, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Eldoret, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Kakamega, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Kisii, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Lodwar, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Embu, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Marsabit, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Meru, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Muranga, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
21 MayDiocese of Garissa, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
JunEparchy of Stanislaviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Name ChangedEparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine Name Changed
3 JunOrder of Cistercians of the Strict Observance Approbation
9 JunEparchy of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite), Lebanon SplitEparchy of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), Lebanon
Eparchy of Zahleh (Maronite), Lebanon
Split
9 JunEparchy of Jbeil {Byblos} (Maronite), Lebanon Split
9 JunEparchy of Joubbé (Maronite), Lebanon
Diocese of Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon
UnitedEparchy of Joubbé, Batrun e Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon United
23 JunFranciscan Friars of the Immaculate Founded
7 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Lashio, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Lashio, Myanmar Elevated
13 SepDelegation to Myanmar Established
5 OctEparchy of San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite), Argentina Erected
31 OctDiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada Elevated
31 OctDiocese of Amos, Québec, Canada (from Québec) Metropolitan Changed
31 OctDiocese of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada (from Ottawa) Metropolitan Changed
31 OctDiocese of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada (from Ottawa) Metropolitan Changed
19 NovArchdiocese of Beira, Mozambique (Manicana) Territory LostDiocese of Chimoio, Mozambique Erected
19 NovDiocese of Enugu, Nigeria (Nsukka Senatorial Zone (Igbo Etiti, Uzo Wwani, Isi Uzo, and Igbo Eze)) Territory LostDiocese of Nsukka, Nigeria Erected
19 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa Elevated
30 NovVicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey (Eastern parts)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Trabzon, Turkey
SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Asia Minor, Turkey
Vicariate Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey
Elevated
30 NovVicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey Name Changed
3 DecDiocese of Dapango, Togo Name ChangedDiocese of Dapaong, Togo Name Changed

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