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The Year of Our Lord 2015

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
19 JanEparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea ElevatedArcheparchy of Asmara (Eritrean), Eritrea Elevated
19 JanEparchy of Barentu (Eritrean), Eritrea (from Addis Abeba) Metropolitan Changed
19 JanEparchy of Keren (Eritrean), Eritrea (from Addis Abeba) Metropolitan Changed
19 JanEparchy of Segheneity (Eritrean), Eritrea (from Addis Abeba) Metropolitan Changed
19 JanArcheparchy of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia (Metekel, North Gonder, South Gonder, East Gojjam, West Gojjam, Agew Awi, and beyond Wagh Hemra, North Wello, South Wello, Oromia, Necnon Territory 1, 4, and 5 Afar Region) Territory LostEparchy of Bahir Dar - Dessie (Ethiopian), Ethiopia Erected
26 JanArchdiocese of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland Name ChangedArchdiocese of Cashel and Emly, Ireland Name Changed
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Romano Martire Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Ippolito Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacri Cuori di Gesù e Maria a Tor Fiorenza Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Tommaso Apostolo Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Policarpo Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Ireneo a Centocelle Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Addolorata Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Galla Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Giuseppe da Copertino Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Timoteo Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Paola Romana Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Girolamo a Corviale Established
14 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Gabriele dell’Addolorata Established
19 MarArchdiocese of Hermosillo, Sonora, México (Agua Prieta, Altar, Atil, Bacoachi, Caborca, Cananea, Fronteras, Imuris, Naco, Nacozari de García, Nogales, Oquitoa, Pitiquito, Santa Crux, Sáric, Trincheras, and Tubutama) Territory LostDiocese of Nogales, Sonora, México Erected
20 MarDiocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary Territory LostEparchy of Nyíregyháza (Hungarian), Hungary Erected
20 MarApostolic Exarchate of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary ElevatedEparchy of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary Elevated
20 MarDiocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary ElevatedArchdiocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary Elevated
26 MarEparchy of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara), India (22 States in the North and East regions of India) Erected
26 MarApostolic Exarchate of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India (Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana along with parts of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu) Erected
29 JunSecretariat for Communications, Roman Curia Established
4 AugEparchy of Mandya (Syro-Malabar), India Territory Added
6 AugApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Syro-Malabar) Erected
8 OctDiocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador Name ChangedDiocese of San Jacinto, Ecuador Name Changed
3 DecDiocese of Barinas, Venezuela (San Miguel Arcángel en El Cantón)
Diocese of San Fernando de Apure, Venezuela (Guasdualito, El Lamparo, La Victoria, Palmarito, Guacas de Rivera, Mantecal, Bruzual, Elorza, La Trinidad de Orichuna, El Nula, Ciudad Sucre, Caugaguita, and Siriri)
Territory LostDiocese of Guasdualito, Venezuela Erected
11 DecArcheparchy of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostEparchy of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
29 DecDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh (Barisal and Dhaka) Territory LostDiocese of Barisal, Bangladesh Erected

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