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The Year of Our Lord 1999

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownNunciature to Cambodia Elevated
unknownNunciature to Singapore Elevated
unknownPontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Council for Legislative Texts, Roman Curia Name Changed
2 JanDiocese of Gulu, Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Gulu, Uganda Elevated
2 JanDiocese of Mbarara, Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Mbarara, Uganda Elevated
2 JanDiocese of Tororo, Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Tororo, Uganda Elevated
9 FebDiocese of Jhansi, India Territory LostDiocese of Gwalior, India Erected
9 FebDiocese of Buéa, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Mamfe, Cameroon Erected
9 FebDiocese of Gweru, Zimbabwe Territory LostDiocese of Masvingo, Zimbabwe Erected
3 MarDiocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
16 MarDiocese of Arusha, Tanzania ElevatedArchdiocese of Arusha, Tanzania Elevated
16 MarDiocese of Patna, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Patna, India Elevated
16 MarArchdiocese of Tamale, Ghana Territory LostDiocese of Yendi, Ghana Erected
19 MarFraternità Sacerdotale dei Missionari di San Carlo Borromeo Approbation
19 AprIndian Missionary Society Approbation
24 AprArcheparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), India Territory LostDiocese of Belthangady (Syro-Malabarese), India Erected
5 MayHeralds of Good News Approbation
18 MayApostolic Administration of Siberia, Russian Federation Territory LostApostolic Administration of Eastern Siberia {Siberia Orientale}, Russian Federation Erected
18 MayApostolic Administration of Siberia, Russian Federation Name ChangedApostolic Administration of Western Siberia {Siberia Occidentale}, Russian Federation Name Changed
3 JunArchdiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar Territory LostDiocese of Ambositra, Madagascar Erected
5 JunEparchy of Batrun (Maronite), Lebanon Split
5 JunEparchy of Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
Eparchy of Joubbé e Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon
UnitedEparchy of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon United
22 JunDiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles ElevatedArchdiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles Elevated
22 JunVicariate Apostolic of Kano, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Kano, Nigeria Elevated
23 JunEparchy of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese), India Territory LostDiocese of Adilabad (Syro-Malabarese), India Erected
7 JulApostolic Administration of Kazakhstan ElevatedDiocese of Karaganda, Kazakhstan Elevated
7 JulApostolic Administration of Kazakhstan Territory LostApostolic Administration of Atyrau, Kazakhstan Erected
7 JulApostolic Administration of Kazakhstan Territory LostApostolic Administration of Astana, Kazakhstan Erected
7 JulApostolic Administration of Kazakhstan Territory LostApostolic Administration of Almaty, Kazakhstan Erected
13 OctArchdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus Territory LostDiocese of Vitebsk, Belarus Erected
29 OctVicariate Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Trinidad, Colombia Erected
29 OctVicariate Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Yopal, Colombia Erected
29 OctVicariate Apostolic of Ariari, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Granada en Colombia Elevated
29 OctVicariate Apostolic of Sibundoy, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Mocoa-Sibundoy, Colombia Elevated
29 OctVicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of San José del Guaviare, Colombia Elevated
29 OctVicariate Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Tumaco, Colombia Erected
10 NovDiocese of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
23 NovApostolic Administration of European Russia {Russia Europea} Territory LostApostolic Administration of Southern European Russia {Russia Europea Meridionale} Erected
23 NovApostolic Administration of European Russia {Russia Europea} Name ChangedApostolic Administration of Northern European Russia {Russia Europea Settentrionale} Name Changed
22 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Vichada, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia Erected
22 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Vichada, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Puerto Carreño, Colombia Erected
22 DecDiocese of Ziguinchor, Senegal Territory LostDiocese of Kolda, Senegal Erected
22 DecArchdiocese of Parakou, Benin Territory LostDiocese of N’Dali, Benin Erected
22 DecDiocese of Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana Territory LostDiocese of Wiawso, Ghana Erected

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