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The Year of Our Lord 2009

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownNunciature to European Community Name ChangedNunciature to European Union Name Changed
unknownDiocese of Ilorin, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
JanTitular See of Entrevaux Established
JanTitular See of Iliturgi Established
JanTitular See of Nachingwea Established
JanTitular See of Orange Established
JanTitular See of Rutabo Established
JanTitular See of Vaison Established
JanTitular See of Briançonnet Established
JanTitular See of Maillezais Established
JanTitular See of Saint-Papoul Established
JanTitular See of Sejny Established
JanTitular See of Senez Established
JanTitular See of Aveia Established
JanTitular See of Alet Established
JanTitular See of Apt Established
JanTitular See of Arisitum Established
JanTitular See of Cavaillon Established
JanTitular See of Carpentras Established
JanTitular See of Celano Established
JanTitular See of Chełm Established
JanTitular See of Chiemsee Established
JanTitular See of Sepino Established
JanTitular See of Thérouanne Established
6 JanMission Society of the Philippines Approbation
17 JanDiocese of Bururi, Burundi (Rutana)
Diocese of Ruyigi, Burundi
Territory LostDiocese of Rutana, Burundi (Kayogoro, and Muhwea) Erected
24 JanArchdiocese of Yangon, Myanmar (Hpa-an, Kawkareik, Kyar-inn-seik-gyi, Hpa-pun, Myawaddy, Hlaingbwe, Kyaikto, Kyaikmayaw, Chaungson, Paung, Beelin, and Thaton) Territory LostDiocese of Hpa-an, Myanmar Erected
26 JanTerritorial Prelature of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil (Rio Preto da Eva and Presidente Figueiredo) Territory LostArchdiocese of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil Territory Added
7 FebDelegation to Botswana ElevatedNunciature to Botswana Elevated
9 FebArchdiocese of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Avignon, France (Secondary Titles Lost) Name Changed
21 FebDiocese of Los Angeles, Chile Name ChangedDiocese of Santa Maria de Los Ángeles, Chile Name Changed
14 MarDiocese of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina (Sagrado Corazon, Sagrada Familia, Santa María de los Ángeles (in Esquel), San Francisco de Asís (in El Maitén), Nuestra Señora of Fatima (in Lago Puelo), Inmaculada Concepción (in Gobernador Costa), along with San José (in Paso de Sapo) and La Inmaculada) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Esquel, Argentina Erected
21 MarArchdiocese of Lubango, Angola (Namibe) Territory LostDiocese of Namibe, Angola Erected
25 MarTerritorial Prelature of Libmanan, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Libmanan, Philippines Elevated
26 AprClerical Society of Virgo Flos Carmeli Approbation
3 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Mongo, Chad ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mongo, Chad Elevated
13 JunDiocese of Posadas, Argentina (San Antonio de Padua, Cristo Rey, Santa Rita, San José Obrero, and Ascension del Señor (in Oberá); San Rafael Arcángel, Santa Teresita del Niño Jesús, and María de Itatí (in Cainguás); Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus, Santa Catalina de Siena, and Santa ...)
Diocese of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina (Cristo Rey, San Juan Neumann, and San Vicente de Paúl along with Asunción de la Santísima Virgen (Ukrainian, in Guaraní))
Territory LostDiocese of Oberá, Argentina Erected
13 JunDiocese of Posadas, Argentina (San Alberto Magno (in Puerto Rico) and San Luis Gonzaga (in Capioví)) Territory LostDiocese of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina Territory Added
4 SepDiocese of Pietersburg, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Polokwane, South Africa Name Changed
14 SepChemin Neuf Institute Approbation
22 OctArchdiocese of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Diocese of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
UnitedArchdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada United
4 NovArchdiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador (Vicarías pastorales de Durán, Milagro y Naranjal) Territory LostDiocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador Erected
26 NovDiocese of Toluca, México, México (Tenancingo, Almoloya de Alquisiras, Coatepec Harinas, Ixtapan de la Sal, Joquincingo, Malinaico, Ocuilan, Sultepec, Texcaltitlán, Tonatico, Villa Guerrero, Zacualpan, and Zumpahuacán) Territory LostDiocese of Tenancingo, México, México Erected
30 NovTitular See of Cibalae Established
5 DecArchdiocese of Zagreb, Croatia (Sisak, Glina-Petrinja, Dubica-Kostajnica, Ivanic´ Grad, Kutina, and Pokupsko-Vukomerec) Territory LostDiocese of Sisak, Croatia Erected
5 DecArchdiocese of Zagreb, Croatia (Bjelovar, Cirkvena, Cazma, Garesnica, Krizevci, Vrbovec, and Zelina) Territory LostDiocese of Bjelovar-Križevci, Croatia Erected
5 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Gambella, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Gambella, Ethiopia Elevated
5 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia Elevated
5 DecTitular See of Siscia Suppressed
9 DecNunciature to Russian Federation Established
18 DecEparchy of Van Nuys (Ruthenian), California, USA Name ChangedEparchy of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USA Name Changed

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