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The Year of Our Lord 1958

Diocese Events

January to June


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DateFromTo
unknownCongregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor Founded
unknownInstitute Voluntas Dei Founded
14 JanTerritorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú, Brazil (Carolina, Amarante, Imperatriz, Montes Altos, Porto Franco, and Presidente Vargas) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Carolina, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
14 JanDiocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Concordia, Ita, and Seára)
Territorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil (Chapecó, Descanso, Dionisio Cerqueira, Itapiranga, Mondai, Palmitos, São Carlos, São Miguel d'Oeste, Xanxerê, and Xaxim (all in St. Catherine))
Territory LostDiocese of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
14 JanTerritorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil (Palmas, Barracão, Bituruna, Capanema, Chopinzinho, Clevelândia, Coronel Vivida, Francisco Beltrão, Mangueirinha, Pato Branco, and Santo Antonio (all in Paranensi)) ElevatedDiocese of Palmas, Brazil Elevated
23 JanMilitary Ordinariate of Dominican Republic, Military Erected
14 FebVicariate Apostolic of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam (Sam-Neua) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos Territory Added
14 FebArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Rest of Sorocaba) Territory LostDiocese of Sorocaba, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Vinhedo) Territory LostDiocese of Campinas, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Ubatuba and Caraguatatuba) Territory LostDiocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Campinas, Brazil (Rio Claro, Santa Gertrudes, and Cordeirópolis) Territory LostDiocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Analdnia and Corumdatai) Territory LostDiocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (St. Matthaei (in Guarida)) Territory LostDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil (Barrinha, Pradópolis, and Martinho Prado (in Guarida)) Territory LostDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Fernando Prestes) Territory LostDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Cândido Rodrigues and Vila Negri (in Taquaritinga)) Territory LostDiocese of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Franco da Rocha) Territory Added
14 FebDiocese of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Santo André, São Bernardo do Campo, São Caetano do Sul, Mauá, and Ribeirão Pires) Territory Added
15 FebRogationists of the Heart of Jesus Decretum Laudis
16 FebDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México (Nueva Laredo, Guerrero, Mier, Miguel Alemán, Camargo, Reynosa, Méndez, Matamoros, Valle Hermosa, San Fernando, Cruillas, San Nicolás, and Burgos) Territory LostDiocese of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México Erected
16 FebDiocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil (Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Alegre, Castelo, Guaçui, Iconha, Itapemirim, Luna, Mimoso do Sul, Muniz Freiré, Muqui, Rio Novo de Sul, São José do Calcado, and Vaia do Sousa) Territory LostDiocese of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
16 FebDiocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
16 FebDiocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil Name ChangedArchdiocese of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil Name Changed
22 FebDiocese of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Harbour Grace-Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada Name Changed
24 FebVicariate Apostolic of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
24 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Tanga, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Tanga, Tanzania Elevated
24 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Thakhek, Laos ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Thakhek, Laos Elevated
24 FebArchdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (São Bento and Peri-Mirim) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Pinheiro, Maranhão, Brazil Territory Added
24 FebDiocese of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium (Parish of Saint Anne) Territory LostArchdiocese of Mechelen, Belgium Territory Added
25 FebDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México Name ChangedDiocese of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México Name Changed
3 MarDiocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Barranco Alto (in Alfenas)) Territory LostDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
17 MarArchdiocese of Gorizia e Gradisca, Italy (S. Croce and the parish of S. Rochi in Aurisina) Territory LostDiocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy Territory Added
18 MarDiocese of Chilapa, Guerrero, México (Coahuayutla, La Unión, Petatlán, Tecpán, Atoyac, Benito Juárez, Coyuca de Benítez, Acapulco, San Marcos, Tecoanapa, Ayutla, Florencio Villareal, Cauatepec , Cópala, San Luis Acatlán, Azoyú, Cuajinicuilapa, Igualapa, Ometepec, Tlacoachistlahuaca, and ...) Territory LostDiocese of Acapulco, Guerrero, México Erected
19 AprDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
19 AprDiocese of Campinas, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
19 AprArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Parts of Aparecida)
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Guaratingueta and Lagoinha, and Parts of Aparecida)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
19 AprDiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
19 AprDiocese of Cork, Ireland
Diocese of Ross, Ireland
UnitedDiocese of Cork and Ross, Ireland United
19 AprPontifical Commission for Latin America, Roman Curia Established
19 AprDiocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo)
Diocese of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo)
Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
19 AprDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
22 AprBroeders van de Onbevlekte Ontvangenis van de Allerheiligste Maagd en Moeder Gods Maria Decretum Laudis
24 AprMissionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity Decretum Laudis
26 AprTerritorial Prelature of São Peregrino Laziosi no Alto Acre e Alto Purus, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Acre e Purus, Acre, Brazil Name Changed
26 AprArchdiocese of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Itaguara, Piracema, and Desterro De Entre Bios) Territory LostDiocese of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
28 AprVicariate Apostolic of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles Elevated
28 AprArchdiocese of Cuzco, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Abancay, Peru Erected
28 AprArchdiocese of Karachi, Pakistan (Hyderabad, Dadu, Jamshoro, Matiari, Tando Allahyar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Badin, Sanghar, Mirpur Khas, Tharparkar, Thatta, Umerkot, and Sujawal (Hyderabad Division). Jacobabad, Kashmore, Larkana, Qambar Shahdadkot, and Shikarpur (Larkana Division). ...) Territory LostDiocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan Erected
28 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Ibadan, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain (Fuente Palmera and Puente Genil (in Córdoba)) Territory LostDiocese of Córdoba, Spain Territory Added
30 AprArchdiocese of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain (Campillos and La Alameda (both in Málaga)) Territory LostDiocese of Málaga, Spain Territory Added
30 AprDiocese of Córdoba, Spain (Castuera in Badajoz) Territory LostDiocese of Badajoz, Spain Territory Added
30 AprDiocese of Córdoba, Spain (Villanueva de Tapia in Málaga) Territory LostDiocese of Málaga, Spain Territory Added
30 AprDiocese of Málaga, Spain (Olvera and Grazalema in Jerez de la Frontera) Territory LostArchdiocese of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain Territory Added
30 AprDiocese of Badajoz, Spain (Montânchez in Cáceres) Territory LostDiocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain Territory Added
30 AprDiocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain (San Vicente de Alcántara and Puebla de Obando in Badajoz) Territory LostDiocese of Badajoz, Spain Territory Added
7 MayVicariate Apostolic of Dutch Guyana-Suriname, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles Elevated
10 MayApostolic Exarchate of Australia (Ukrainian) (Australia) Erected
15 MayDiocese of Huaraz, Peru (Cajatambo)
Archdiocese of Lima, Peru (Canta except Santa Rosa de Quives; Parts of Cajatambo)
Territory LostDiocese of Huacho, Peru Erected
15 MayDiocese of Huancayo, Peru (Carrion and Pasco)
Diocese of Huánuco, Peru (Iunin)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Tarma, Peru Erected
15 MayDiocese of Huánuco, Peru (Marañon)
Diocese of Huaraz, Peru (Departamento de Ancash (Hauri, Pomabamba, Mariscal, Luzuriaga, Corongo, and Pallasca))
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Huarí, Peru Erected
19 MayDiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines Elevated
19 MayTerritorial Prelature of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil (Itiquira and Rondonópolis) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Chapada, Brazil Territory Added
24 MayDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela (Monagas) Territory LostDiocese of Maturín, Venezuela Erected
25 MayDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA (Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Dade, De Soto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie) Territory LostDiocese of Miami, Florida, USA Erected
12 JunTerritorial Prelature of Moyobamba, Peru (Euibayoc, Navarro, Pelejo, and Pongo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón, Peru Territory Added
12 JunDiocese of Ávila, Spain (Guijo de Avila, Cespedosa, Bercimulle, Gallegos del Solmirón, Armenteros, Rágama, Oantaracillo, Bóveda del Bio Almar, Mancera de Abajo, Salmoral, Iñigos-Blasco, and Novaombela)
Diocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain (Salamanca)
Territory LostDiocese of Salamanca, Spain Territory Added
12 JunDiocese of Ávila, Spain (Santibáñez de Béjar, Puente de Congosto, Navamorales, El Tejado, El Gordo, and Berrocalejo)
Diocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain (Santa María de Baños de Montemayor)
Territory LostDiocese of Plasencia, Spain Territory Added
12 JunDiocese of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain (Cáceres) Territory LostArchdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana Territory Added
12 JunDiocese of Salamanca, Spain (Aldeanueva de la Sierra, Anaya de Huebra, Gallegos de Huebra, Avililla de la Sierm, Mieza, Muñoz, San Muñoz, Sanchón de la Sagrada, la Sagrada, Tamames, Villares of Yeltes, Pedro Alvaro, and Vilvestre) Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain Territory Added
12 JunDiocese of Plasencia, Spain (Avila and N. S. dei Olmo de Aldeanueva del Camino) Territory LostDiocese of Ávila, Spain Territory Added
17 Jun[Patriotic Diocese of Huizhou, China] Erected
20 JunVicariate Apostolic of Likuni, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Lilongwe, Malawi Name Changed
21 JunDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela Elevated
21 JunDiocese of Calabozo, Venezuela
Archdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
Territory LostDiocese of Maracay, Venezuela (State of Aragua) Erected
21 JunDiocese of Barcelona, Venezuela (from Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela) Metropolitan Changed
21 JunDiocese of Cumaná, Venezuela (from Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela) Metropolitan Changed
21 JunDiocese of Maturín, Venezuela (from Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela) Metropolitan Changed
23 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México Elevated
23 JunDiocese of Gulu, Uganda (West Nile) Territory LostDiocese of Arua, Uganda Erected
23 JunVicariate Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South) (Chungcheongnam-do) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cheong-ju, Korea (South)
Vicariate Apostolic of Daijeon, Korea (South)
Erected
23 JunDiocese of Bremersdorp, eSwatini (Piet Retief)
Archdiocese of Durban, South Africa (Newcastle, Utrecht, Dundee, Klip Eivier, Helpmekaar, and parts of Msinga, Weenan, and Bergville north of Tugela river)
Diocese of Lydenburg, South Africa (Ermelo, Bethal, Standerton, Volksrust, Amersfoort, and Wakkerstroom)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Volksrust, South Africa Erected
23 JunDiocese of Koudougou, Burkina Faso (Ouahigouya) Territory LostDiocese of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso Erected
23 JunDiocese of Owerri, Nigeria (Okigwi, Bende, and Aba) Territory LostDiocese of Umuahia, Nigeria Erected
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