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The Year of Our Lord 2002

Diocese Events

July to December


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1 JulArchdiocese of Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Saint-David d'Estcourt (Sully), Marie-Médiatrice (Estcourt), Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rivière-Bleue, and Saint-Marc-du-Lac-Long in Témiscouata) Territory LostDiocese of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada Territory Added
8 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Urga, Mongolia ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Elevated
16 JulTerritorial Abbey of Subiaco, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Anagni-Alatri, Italy (S. Maria in Trevi nel Lazio and Blessed Vergine Maria Fugium Peccatorum in Trevi nel Lazio, and Fraz. Altipiani di Arcinazzo)
Suburbicarian See of Palestrina, Italy (S. Nicola in Bellegra and S. Sisto in Bellegra, S. Maria in Roiate and Seconda Cura SS. Salvatore in Roiate, and S. Maria Assunta in Rocca Santo Stefano)
Diocese of Tivoli, Italy (S. Andrea Apostolo in Subiaco, S. Andrea Apostolo (cura) in Subiaco, S. Maria Assunta della Valle in Subiaco, S. Francesco d'Assisi in Subiaco, S. Chelidonia in Subiaco contrada Vignola, S. Giuseppe in Subiaco, (Livata-Campo dell'Osso), S. Felicita ...)
Territory Added
19 JulArchdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India (Kancheepuram except Saint Thomas) Territory LostDiocese of Chingleput, India Erected
19 SepMissionaries of the Sacred Heart and Saint Mary of Guadalupe Approbation
18 OctCanons Regular of the Mother of God Approbation
31 OctDiocese of Port-Louis, Mauritius (Rodrigues in the island of Mauritius) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rodrigues, Mauritius Erected
9 NovDiocese of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Araxá) Territory LostArchdiocese of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
11 NovDiocese of Ahmedabad, India (Gandhinagar, Mehasana, Patan, Banaskantha, and Sabarkantha) Territory LostArchdiocese of Gandhinagar, India Erected
11 NovDiocese of Ahmedabad, India (from Bombay) Metropolitan Changed
11 NovDiocese of Baroda, India (from Bombay) Metropolitan Changed
11 NovDiocese of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar), India (from Bombay) Metropolitan Changed
13 NovTerritorial Prelature of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil Elevated
18 NovNunciature to Qatar Established
4 DecArchdiocese of Benin City, Nigeria (Auchi with Akoko Edo, Etsako Central, Etsako East, Etsako West, Owan East, and Owan West) Territory LostDiocese of Auchi, Nigeria Erected
5 DecArchdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya (Nyandarua and western part of Laikipia) Territory LostDiocese of Nyahururu, Kenya Erected
7 DecArchdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Parañaque, Las Piñas, and Muntinlupa) Territory LostDiocese of Parañaque, Philippines Erected
7 DecArchdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Kalookan City North and part of Quezon City) Territory LostDiocese of Novaliches, Philippines Erected
8 DecArchdiocese of Marseille, France (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Clermont, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Clermont, France Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Dijon, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Dijon, France Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France ElevatedArchdiocese of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Poitiers, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Poitiers, France Elevated
8 DecArchdiocese of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecArchdiocese of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Ajaccio, France (from Aix) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France (from Aix) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Fréjus-Toulon, France (from Aix) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Gap, France (from Aix) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Nice, France (from Aix) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Le Puy-en-Velay, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Moulins, France (from Sens) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Saint-Flour, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecArchdiocese of Sens (-Auxerre), France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France (from Lyon) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Nevers, France (from Sens) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecTerritorial Prelature of Mission de France o Pontigny, France (from Sens) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Carcassonne, France (from Toulouse) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Mende, France (from Albi) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France (from Avignon) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Perpignan-Elne, France (from Albi) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Angoulême, France (from Bordeaux) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France (from Bordeaux) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Limoges, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Tulle, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Aire et Dax, France (from Auch) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France (from Auch) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Annecy, France (from Chambery) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France (from Avignon) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Viviers, France (from Avignon) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecArchdiocese of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Langres, France (from Lyon) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Troyes, France (from Sens) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Angers, France (from Tours) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Laval, France (from Tours) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Le Mans, France (from Tours) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Luçon, France (from Bordeaux) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Nantes, France (from Tours) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecArchdiocese of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecArchdiocese of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Cahors, France (from Albi) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Rodez (-Vabres), France (from Albi) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Tarbes et Lourdes, France (from Auch) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecArchdiocese of Bourges, France (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
8 DecDiocese of Blois, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Chartres, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
8 DecDiocese of Orléans, France (from Bourges) Metropolitan Changed
10 DecArchdiocese of Manfredonia-Vieste, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy Name Changed
11 DecTerritorial Abbey of Claraval, Minas Gerais, Brazil SuppressedDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
11 DecDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Name Changed
19 DecDiocese of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabar), India (Udumbanchola along with Thodupuzha and Devicola) Territory LostEparchy of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
19 DecEparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India (Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Palakkad in Kerala along with Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli) Territory LostEparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
27 DecDiocese of Guanare, Venezuela (Agua Blanca, Araure, Esteller, Páez, San Rafael de Onoto, Santa Rosalía, and Turén) Territory LostDiocese of Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela Erected

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