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The Year of Our Lord 1958

Diocese Events

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unknownCongregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor Founded
unknownInstitute Voluntas Dei Founded
14 JanTerritorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Carolina, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
14 JanDiocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Territorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
14 JanTerritorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Palmas, Brazil Elevated
23 JanMilitary Ordinariate of Dominican Republic, Military Erected
15 FebRogationists of the Heart of Jesus Decretum Laudis
16 FebDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México Territory LostDiocese of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México Erected
16 FebDiocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil
Diocese of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
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
25 FebDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México Name ChangedDiocese of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México Name Changed
18 MarDiocese of Chilapa, Guerrero, México 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
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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 Erected
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
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 Territory LostDiocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan Erected
28 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Ibadan, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria Elevated
7 MayVicariate Apostolic of Dutch Guyana-Suriname, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles Elevated
10 MayApostolic Exarchate of Australia (Ukrainian) Erected
15 MayArchdiocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Huacho, Peru Erected
15 MayDiocese of Huancayo, Peru
Diocese of Huánuco, Peru
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Tarma, Peru Erected
15 MayDiocese of Huánuco, Peru
Diocese of Huaraz, Peru
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Huarí, Peru Erected
19 MayDiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines Elevated
24 MayDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela (Monagas) Territory LostDiocese of Maturín, Venezuela Erected
25 MayDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA Territory LostDiocese of Miami, Florida, USA Erected
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 Erected
23 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México Elevated
23 JunDiocese of Gulu, Uganda Territory LostDiocese of Arua, Uganda Erected
23 JunVicariate Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South) Territory LostDiocese of Cheong-ju, Korea (South)
Vicariate Apostolic of Daijeon, Korea (South)
23 JunDiocese of Bremersdorp, eSwatini
Archdiocese of Durban, South Africa
Diocese of Lydenburg, South Africa
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Volksrust, South Africa Erected
23 JunDiocese of Koudougou, Burkina Faso Territory LostDiocese of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso Erected
23 JunDiocese of Owerri, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Umuahia, Nigeria Erected
10 JulApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania ElevatedArcheparchy of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA Elevated
10 JulApostolic Exarchate of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA ElevatedEparchy of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA Elevated
11 JulDiocese of Aterrado, Brazil
Archdiocese of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
12 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Sulu, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines Elevated
30 JulDiocese of Puno, Peru Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Ayaviri, Peru Erected
17 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Gorakhpur, India Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Benares-Gorakhpur, India Name Changed
7 NovArchdiocese of La Paz, Bolivia Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Coroico, Bolivia Erected
13 NovVicariate Apostolic of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mendi, Papua New Guinea Erected
22 NovDiocese of Chihuahua, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Chihuahua, México Elevated
22 NovArchdiocese of Durango, México
Diocese of Sinaloa, México
Territory LostDiocese of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México Erected
22 NovDiocese of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Archdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Territory LostDiocese of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada Erected
9 DecSt. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Decretum Laudis
11 DecDiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Libreville, Gabon ElevatedArchdiocese of Libreville, Gabon Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Libreville, Gabon Territory LostDiocese of Mouila, Gabon Erected
11 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar Elevated


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