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The Year of Our Lord 2013

Diocese Events

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18 JanApostolic Exarchate of Great Britain (Ukrainian) ElevatedEparchy of Holy Family of London (Ukrainian) Elevated
19 JanApostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian) ElevatedEparchy of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian) Elevated
19 JanApostolic Exarchate of Serbia e Montenegro (Križevci), Serbia Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Serbia (Križevci) Name Changed
6 FebTerritorial Prelature of Cametá, Para, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Cametá, Para, Brazil Elevated
21 FebVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto Leguízamo, Colombia (Leguízamo and Solano) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo-Solano, Colombia Erected
21 FebVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto Leguízamo, Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente, Colombia Name Changed
22 FebDiocese of Owando, Congo (Plateaux) Territory LostDiocese of Gamboma, Congo Erected
22 FebNunciature to South Sudan Established
13 AprCouncil of Cardinals, Roman Curia Established
23 AprEparchy of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA (Territory of Canada) Territory Added
25 AprArchdiocese of Guatemala Name ChangedArchdiocese of Santiago de Guatemala Name Changed
24 MayDiocese of Nkayi, Congo Territory LostDiocese of Dolisie, Congo Erected
10 JunDiocese of Amadiyah (Chaldean), Iraq
Diocese of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
UnitedDiocese of Amadiyah and Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq United
11 JulDiocese of Sulaimaniya (Chaldean), Iraq SuppressedArchdiocese of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq Territory Added
9 OctTerritorial Prelature of Coari, Amazonas, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Coari, Amazonas, Brazil Elevated
26 NovVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente, Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente del Caguán, Colombia Name Changed
5 DecPontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, Roman Curia Established
23 DecEparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), Australia Erected
28 DecDiocese of Calicut, India (5 parishes)
Diocese of Coimbatore, India (22 parishes)
Territory LostDiocese of Sultanpet, India (Palakkad) Erected


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