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28th day of June

Diocese Events

St. Irenaeus, bishop and martyr (Memorial)


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YearFromTo
1818Diocese of Alessano, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Ugento, Italy Territory Added
1878Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart Founded
1889Vicariate Apostolic of Aden, Yemen Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Arabia, Yemen Name Changed
1895Prefecture Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio Erected
1897Vicariate Apostolic of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1917Diocese of Diamantina, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
1929Archdiocese of Québec, Canada (Blier) Territory LostDiocese of Rimouski (St. Germain of), Québec, Canada Territory Added
1930Vicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa (Worcester, Tulbagh, Ceres, Swellendam, Riversday, Montagu, Robertson, Laingsburg, Sutherland, and Ladysmith) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Central District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Centrale}, South Africa Territory Added
1941Diocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania SplitDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
Split
1943Congregation of Pious Workers
Congregation of Rural Catechists
UnitedPious Workers Rural Catechists United
1957Prefecture Apostolic of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1960Diocese of Oturkpo, Nigeria Name ChangedDiocese of Makurdi, Nigeria Name Changed
1963Vicariate Apostolic of Hollandia, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kota Baru, Indonesia Name Changed
1967Diocese of Antofagasta, Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of Antofagasta, Chile Elevated
1967Territorial Prelature of Calama, Chile (from La Serena to Antofagasta) Metropolitan Changed
1967Diocese of Iquique, Chile (from La Serena to Antofagasta) Metropolitan Changed
1967Territorial Prelature of Arica, Chile (from La Serena to Antofagasta) Metropolitan Changed
1969Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham, Alabama, USA SplitDiocese of Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Diocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA
Split
1969Diocese of Gallup, New Mexico, USA (Mohave, Yavapai, and part of Coconino)
Diocese of Tucson, Arizona, USA (Maricopa and part of Pinal)
Territory LostDiocese of Phoenix, Arizona, USA Erected
1971Archdiocese of Gwangju, Korea (South) (Cheju-do Island in the East China Sea) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cheju-Do, Korea (South) Erected
1971Archdiocese of Pretoria, South Africa (Rustenburg, Köster, Swartruggens, Marico, and Thabazimbi) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Rustenburg, South Africa Erected
1972Diocese of Berlin, Germany
Territorial Prelature of Schneidemühl, Poland (Trzcianka and Pila)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
Territory LostDiocese of Gorzów, Poland (Zielona Gora) Erected
1972Archdiocese of Olomouc, Czechia (Branice, Glubczyce, and Kietrz along with Owsiszcze)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland (Gliwice, Labedy, Miechowice, Pyskowice, Toszek, Ujazd, and Zabrze (all in Katowice))
Territory LostDiocese of Opole, Poland Erected
1972Diocese of Berlin, Germany (Szczecin) Territory LostDiocese of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland Erected
1972Diocese of Berlin, Germany
Territorial Prelature of Schneidemühl, Poland
Territory LostDiocese of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland (Koszalin, Lebork, and Kostkowo and Wierzchucino (in Gdánsk)) Erected
1972Diocese of Meißen (Meissen), Germany (Biedrzychowice, Bogatynia, Dzialoszyn, Krzewina, Opolno Zdrój, and Zatonie)
Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}, Czechia (Bystrzyca Klodzka, Klodzko, Nowa Ruda, and Polanica Zdroj)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland Territory Added
1972Diocese of Nakuru, Kenya (Baringo) Territory LostDiocese of Eldoret, Kenya Territory Added
1972Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland (Territory in Germany) Territory LostApostolic Administration of Görlitz, Germany Erected
1974Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada (Ascension D.N.I.C. in Matachewan) Territory LostDiocese of Timmins, Ontario, Canada Territory Added
1974Diocese of Timmins, Ontario, Canada (Nipissing) Territory LostDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada Territory Added
1976Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Melkite Greek) Territory LostEparchy of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA Erected
1980Diocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
Vicariate Apostolic of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
Territory LostDiocese of Benjamín Aceval, Paraguay Erected
1988Congregation of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
Congregation for Divine Worship, Roman Curia
UnitedCongregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia United
1988Congregation of Catholic Education, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study), Roman Curia Name Changed
1988Congregation for Religious and Secular Institutes, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, Roman Curia Name Changed
1988Pontifical Commission for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Pontifical Commission for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Congregation for Bishops, Roman Curia
Pontifical Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Roman Curia
ElevatedPontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Secretariat for Non-Christians, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Pontifical Commission for Social Communications, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Social Communications, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Pontifical Commission for Preserving the Church’s Patrimoney of Art and History, Roman Curia Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of San Benedetto fuori Porta San Paolo Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Beata Vergine Maria del Monte Carmelo a Mostacciano Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of San Frumenzio ai Prati Fiscali Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of San Gabriele Arcangelo all’Acqua Traversa Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Gioacchino ed Anna al Tuscolano Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Madre del Redentore a Tor Bella Monaca Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria “Regina Mundi” a Torre Spaccata Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria “Regina Pacis” a Monte Verde Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Martiri dell’Uganda a Poggio Ameno Established
1988Cardinal Titular Church of Spirito Santo alla Ferratella Established
1988Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia Elevated
1988Secretariat for Non-Believers, Roman Curia ElevatedPontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers, Roman Curia Elevated
1991Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Atanasio a Via Tiburtina Established
1991Cardinal Titular Church of San Giuseppe all’Aurelio Established
1991Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio Established
1991Cardinal Titular Church of San Luigi Maria Grignion de Montfort Established
1991Cardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe e San Filippo Martire Established
1991Cardinal Titular Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia Established
1995Diocese of Texcoco, México, México (Ecatepec de Morelos)
Archdiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México (Isla Municipal de Ixhuatepec)
Territory LostDiocese of Ecatepec, México, México Erected
1997Archdiocese of Bangui, Central African Republic (Ibingui-Economique, Bamingui-Bangoran, and Gribingui-Economique) Territory LostDiocese of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic Erected
2003Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Quezon City south of Tandang Sora and Mactan roads) Territory LostDiocese of Cubao, Philippines Erected
2003Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Kalookan City-South along with Malabon and Navotas) Territory LostDiocese of Kalookan, Philippines Erected
2003Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Pasig City along with Pateros and Taguig) Territory LostDiocese of Pasig, Philippines Erected
2006Diocese of Limón, Costa Rica (San Antonio en Turrialba) Territory LostArchdiocese of San José de Costa Rica Territory Added
2017Cardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Sacramento a Tor de’ Schiavi Established
2018Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Immacolata all’Esquilino Established
2018Cardinal Titular Church of San Bonaventura da Bagnoregio Established
2019Archeparchy of Mossul (Syrian), Iraq Territory LostArcheparchy of Adiabene (Syrian), Iraq Erected
2021Eparchy of Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark (Syrian), USA Name ChangedEparchy of Our Lady of Deliverance in the United States (Syrian) Name Changed

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