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The Year of Our Lord 2010

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
18 JanEparchy of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabarese), India Territory LostEparchy of Mandya (Syro-Malabarese), India Erected
18 JanDiocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese), India Territory LostEparchy of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabarese), India Erected
19 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana Elevated
20 JanVicariate Apostolic of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia SplitVicariate Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
Vicariate Apostolic of Soddo, Ethiopia
Split
25 JanArcheparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India Territory LostEparchy of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankarese), India Erected
25 JanEparchy of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India Territory LostEparchy of Puthur (Syro-Malankarese), India Erected
30 JanDiocese of Díli, Timor-Leste Territory LostDiocese of Maliana, Timor-Leste Erected
20 FebTerritorial Prelature of Calama, Chile ElevatedDiocese of San Juan Bautista de Calama, Chile Elevated
26 FebDiocese of Toamasina, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Toamasina, Madagascar Elevated
26 FebDiocese of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar (from Antananarivo) Metropolitan Changed
26 FebDiocese of Moramanga, Madagascar (from Antananarivo) Metropolitan Changed
26 FebDiocese of Fenoarivo Atsinanana, Madagascar (from Antsiranana) Metropolitan Changed
13 AprDiocese of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (from Porto Alegre) Metropolitan Changed
29 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan Elevated
1 MayApostolic Administration of Comores ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Archipelago of the Comores Elevated
1 MayTerritorial Prelature of Ipil, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Ipil, Philippines Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Tunis, Tunisia ElevatedArchdiocese of Tunis, Tunisia Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Hakha, Myanmar Territory LostDiocese of Kalay, Myanmar Erected
11 JunWorkers of the Kingdom of Christ Approbation
16 JunDiocese of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil
Diocese of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
29 JunPontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, Roman Curia Erected
14 JulApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Syro-Malankarese) Erected
21 JulDiocese of Mzuzu, Malawi Territory LostDiocese of Karonga, Malawi Erected
30 SepSociety of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier Approbation
11 NovMissionary Brothers of the Countryside Approbation
20 NovCardinal Titular Church of San Paolo alle Tre Fontane Established
20 NovCardinal Titular Church of San Corbiniano Established
27 NovDiocese of Musoma, Tanzania
Archdiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania
Territory LostDiocese of Bunda, Tanzania Erected
15 DecArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil Erected
18 DecDiocese of Tilarán, Costa Rica Name ChangedDiocese of Tilarán-Liberia, Costa Rica Name Changed

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