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The Year of Our Lord 2001

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
11 JanEparchy of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia (Macedonia) Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Macedonia (Macedonian) Erected
26 JanDiocese of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
30 JanArchdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
30 JanArchdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
30 JanArchdiocese of Crotone-Santa Severina, Italy (from Reggio Calabria-Bova) Metropolitan Changed
30 JanDiocese of Lamezia Terme, Italy (from Reggio Calabria-Bova) Metropolitan Changed
30 JanArchdiocese of Rossano-Cariati, Italy (from Reggio Calabria-Bova) Metropolitan Changed
30 JanDiocese of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy (from Reggio Calabria-Bova) Metropolitan Changed
30 JanDiocese of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
3 FebDiocese of Alto Paraná, Paraguay Name ChangedDiocese of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay Name Changed
13 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Guapi, Colombia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Guapi, Colombia Elevated
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Antonio in Campo Marzio Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of Dio Padre misericordioso Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Francesco d’Assisi ad Acilia Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Gregorio Magno alla Magliana Nuova Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Liborio Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria della Speranza Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Domenica Mazzarello Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Silvia Established
21 FebCardinal Titular Church of Trasfigurazione di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo Established
13 MarEparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago (Syro-Malabar), Illinois, USA Erected
13 MarDiocese of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (Baiata, Gabù, Quinara, Tombali, and Isola di Bolama) Territory LostDiocese of Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau Erected
13 MarDiocese of Niamey, Niger (Maradi, Tahoua, Agadès, Bilma, Diffa, and Zinder) Territory LostDiocese of Maradi, Niger Erected
24 AprDiocese of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina (Lanús) Territory LostDiocese of Avellaneda, Argentina Territory Added
24 AprDiocese of Avellaneda, Argentina Name ChangedDiocese of Avellaneda-Lanús, Argentina Name Changed
25 AprDiocese of Montes Claros, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
25 AprDiocese of Janaúba, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Diamantina) Metropolitan Changed
25 AprDiocese of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Diamantina) Metropolitan Changed
25 AprDiocese of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Brasilia) Metropolitan Changed
15 JunDiocese of Marsabit, Kenya (Maralal) Territory LostDiocese of Maralal, Kenya Erected
22 JunApostolic Exarchate of Venezuela (Syrian) Erected
6 JulTerritorial Prelature of Yauyos, Peru (Ricardo Palma, Santa Eulalia, Matucana, and San Mateo) Territory LostDiocese of Chosica, Peru Territory Added
19 JulDiocese of Bacabal, Maranhão, Brazil (Parts of Bacabal and São Luiz Gonzaga do Maranhão now in Alto Alegre do Maranhão) Territory LostDiocese of Coroatá, Maranhão, Brazil Territory Added
31 AugDiocese of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil (from Manaus) Metropolitan Changed
31 AugDiocese of Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil (from Manaus) Metropolitan Changed
16 OctDiocese of Visakhapatnam, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Visakhapatnam, India Elevated
27 OctApostolic Administration of Moldova ElevatedDiocese of Chişinău, Moldova Elevated
9 NovDiocese of Saurimo, Angola (Lunda Norte) Territory LostDiocese of Dundo, Angola Erected
9 NovArchdiocese of Onitsha, Nigeria (Nnewi with Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ekwusigo, and Ihiala (except Uli)) Territory LostDiocese of Nnewi, Nigeria Erected
9 NovDiocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan
Archdiocese of Karachi, Pakistan
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan (Balochistan) Erected
9 NovDiocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan (Civil Province of Sindh)
Archdiocese of Karachi, Pakistan (Karachi with Central, South, West, East, and Malier)
Territory Added
19 NovVicariate Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile ElevatedDiocese of Villarrica, Chile Elevated
1 DecArchdiocese of N’Djaména, Chad (Guéra, Batha, Ouaddaï, Wadi Fira, and Ennedi)
Diocese of Sarh, Chad (Salamat)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mongo, Chad Erected

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