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The Year of Our Lord 1964

Diocese Events

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unknownTitular See of Alexandria {Alessandria} Suppressed
unknownTitular See of Antiochia {Antioch} Suppressed
13 JanArchdiocese of México, Federal District
Diocese of Texcoco, México, México
Territory LostDiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México Erected
16 JanVicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ariari, Colombia Erected
16 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Bossangoa, Central African Republic ElevatedDiocese of Bossangoa, Central African Republic Elevated
16 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Pala, Chad ElevatedDiocese of Pala, Chad Elevated
16 JanArchdiocese of Nagpur, India Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Raipur, India Erected
16 JanDiocese of Dibrugarh, India
Diocese of Shillong, India
Territory LostDiocese of Tezpur, India Erected
20 JanMilitary Ordinariate of Kenya, Military (as Vicariate) Erected
20 JanMilitary Ordinariate of Uganda, Military Erected
10 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Bangassou, Central African Republic ElevatedDiocese of Bangassou, Central African Republic Elevated
10 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Parakou, Benin Territory LostDiocese of Natitingou, Benin Erected
10 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Parakou, Benin ElevatedDiocese of Parakou, Benin Elevated
10 FebDelegation to Thailand and the Malacca Peninsula Name ChangedDelegation to Thailand, Laos and the Malacca Peninsula Name Changed
11 FebVicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Villavicencio, Colombia Elevated
15 FebArchdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
15 FebDiocese of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
Diocese of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
25 FebDiocese of Garzón, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Garzón-Neiva, Colombia Name Changed
4 MarTerritorial Prelature of Chulucanas, Peru Erected
10 MarDiocese of Benin City, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Warri, Nigeria Erected
25 MarDiocese of Barcelona, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Barcelona, Spain Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Madrid, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Madrid, Spain Elevated
2 AprPontifical Commission for Educational and Religious Films, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Commission for Social Communications, Roman Curia Name Changed
21 AprArchdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Territory LostDiocese of Mahenge, Tanzania Erected
12 MayDiocese of Simla, India Name ChangedDiocese of Simla and Chandigarh, India Name Changed
18 MayDiocese of Comacchio, Italy
Territorial Abbey of Pomposa, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Comacchio (-Pomposa), Italy United
19 MaySecretariat of Non-Christians, Roman Curia Erected
6 JunNunciature to Rwanda Established
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Kota Baru, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sukarnapura, Indonesia Name Changed
16 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso ElevatedDiocese of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso Elevated
16 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Sokoto, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Sokoto, Nigeria Elevated
17 JunDelegation to Indochina Name ChangedDelegation to Viêt Nam Name Changed
20 JunDiocese of Cali, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Cali, Colombia Elevated
20 JunDiocese of Tunja, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Tunja, Colombia Elevated
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kabba, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Kabba, Nigeria Elevated
9 JulArchdiocese of Carthage, Tunisia Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Tunis, Tunisia Name Changed
6 AugApostolic Administration of Innsbruck-Feldkirch, Austria ElevatedDiocese of Innsbruck-Feldkirch, Austria Elevated
6 AugArchdiocese of Trento, Italy (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1 SepDiocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy Name Changed
8 SepArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Choluteca, Honduras Erected
13 SepDiocese of Lydenburg, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Lydenburg-Witbank, South Africa Name Changed
23 SepDiocese of Pasto, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Ipiales, Colombia Erected
29 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Canelos, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Canelos, Ecuador Elevated
29 SepArchdiocese of Lomé, Togo Territory LostDiocese of Atakpamé, Togo Erected
29 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali ElevatedDiocese of Mopti, Mali Elevated
29 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
29 SepMission "Sui Iuris" of San, Mali ElevatedDiocese of San, Mali Elevated
1 OctSociety of Christ for Polish Immigrants Approbation
9 OctDiocese of Usumbura, Burundi Name ChangedDiocese of Bujumbura, Burundi Name Changed
27 OctDiocese of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
Diocese of Chilapa, Guerrero, México
Diocese of Toluca, México, México
Diocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México Erected
27 OctDiocese of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México Name ChangedDiocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México Name Changed
27 OctDiocese of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México Territory LostDiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México Erected
30 OctDiocese of Harbour Grace-Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada Name Changed
4 NovDiocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
Territory LostDiocese of Caguas, Puerto Rico Erected
9 NovArchdiocese of Kaduna, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Minna, Nigeria Erected
18 NovEparchy of Akka (Melkite Greek), Israel ElevatedArcheparchy of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), Israel Elevated
18 NovEparchy of Bāniyās (Melkite Greek), Lebanon ElevatedArcheparchy of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Elevated
18 NovEparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon ElevatedArcheparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Elevated
18 NovEparchy of Saïda (Melkite Greek), Lebanon ElevatedArcheparchy of Saïdā (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Elevated
18 NovEparchy of Tripoli del Libano (Melkite Greek) ElevatedArcheparchy of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Melkite Greek) Elevated
18 NovDiocese of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon ElevatedArcheparchy of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Elevated
25 NovDiocese of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostDiocese of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
25 NovDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Marsabit, Kenya Erected
28 NovDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
Diocese of Londrina, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil Erected
12 DecDiocese of Mombasa e Zanzibar, Kenya SplitDiocese of Mombasa, Kenya Split
12 DecApostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba, Tanzania Erected
21 DecDiocese of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México
Diocese of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México Erected
21 DecDiocese of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Mixes, Oaxaca, México Erected


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