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The Year of Our Lord 1964

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6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kabba, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Kabba, Nigeria Elevated
6 JulArchdiocese of Trento, Italy (Bauzan and Magasa and Turano) Territory LostDiocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy Territory Added
6 JulArchdiocese of Trento, Italy (Val d'Astico and Pedemonte) Territory LostDiocese of Vicenza, Italy Territory Added
6 JulDiocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy (Cortina d'Ampezzo, Pieve di Livinallongo, and Colle Santa Lucia) Territory LostDiocese of Belluno e Feltre, Italy Territory Added
9 JulArchdiocese of Carthage, Tunisia Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Tunis, Tunisia Name Changed
9 JulArchdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Liwale) Territory LostDiocese of Nachingwea, Tanzania Territory Added
6 AugApostolic Administration of Innsbruck-Feldkirch, Austria ElevatedDiocese of Innsbruck-Feldkirch, Austria Elevated
6 AugArchdiocese of Trento, Italy (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
6 AugDiocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1 SepDiocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy Name Changed
8 SepArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Choluteca and Valle) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Choluteca, Honduras Erected
12 SepArchdiocese of Utrecht, Netherlands Territory LostDiocese of Groningen, Netherlands Territory Added
13 SepDiocese of Lydenburg, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Lydenburg-Witbank, South Africa Name Changed
23 SepDiocese of Pasto, Colombia (Ipiales, Los Andes or Satomayor, Samaniego, Linares, Ancuyá, Santa Cruz or Guachavés, Túquerres, Guaitarilla, Ospina, Sapués, Liés, Mallama or Piedrancha, Guachucal, Gualmatán, Contadero, Pueriles, Aldana, Pupiales, Córdoba, Cumbal, Guaspud ...)
Vicariate Apostolic of Sibundoy, Colombia (La Victoria)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia (Ricaurte)
Territory LostDiocese of Ipiales, Colombia Erected
23 SepArchdiocese of Popayán, Colombia (EI Rosario, Taminango, La Union, Colon o Genova, San Pablo, San Lorenzo, Arboleda o Berruecos, and La Cruz)
Vicariate Apostolic of Sibundoy, Colombia (El Encano)
Territory LostDiocese of Pasto, Colombia Territory Added
29 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Canelos, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Canelos, Ecuador Elevated
29 SepArchdiocese of Lomé, Togo (Atakpamé, Akposso, and Nuatia) 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 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali (Djenné)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of San, Mali
Diocese of Ségou, Mali (Parts of Ke-Macina)
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
14 OctDiocese of Kabba, Nigeria (from Onitsha to Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
15 OctDiocese of Arezzo, Italy (San Cristoforo a Piazzano in Tuoro sul Trasimeno) Territory LostDiocese of Cortona, Italy Territory Added
22 OctDiocese of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Latin changed from Bauropolitana) Name Changed
22 OctArchdiocese of Montevideo, Uruguay (Canelones) Territory LostDiocese of Canelones, Uruguay Territory Added
24 OctDiocese of Geraldton, Australia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kimberleys, Australia Territory Added
27 OctDiocese of Acapulco, Guerrero, México (La Union, Coahuayutla, and Zihuatanejo)
Diocese of Chilapa, Guerrero, México (Zirandaro, Coyuca-de-Catalan, Pungarabato or Ciudad Altamirano, Cutzamala, Tlapehuala, Tlalchapa, Ajuchitlan, San Miguel Totolapan, and Arcelia)
Diocese of Toluca, México, México (Tlatlaya, Amatepec, Tejupilco, Sultepec, Otzoloapan, and Zacazonapan)
Diocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México (San Lucas and Huetamo)
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 (Cintalapa, Jiquipilas, Ocozocoautla, Tecpatán, Francisco León, Chapultenango, Ishuatán, Tapilula, Rayón, Pantepec, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacán, Ocotepec, Tapalapa, Coapilla, Copainalá, Jitötol, Bochil, Chicoasén, Berriozabál, San Fernando , Osumacinta, ...)
Diocese of Tabasco, México (Reforma, Sunuapan, Pichuacalco, Juárez, Ixtapangajoya, and Parts of Ostuacan, Solosuchiapa, and Ixtacomitán)
Diocese of Tapachula, Chiapas, México (Villa Flores, Villa Corzo, Angel Albino Corzo (Jaltenango) and La Concordia)
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 (Aibonito, Arroyo, Barranquitas, Guayama, Maunabo, and Patillas)
Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico (Caguas, Gurabo, Juncos, Las Piedras, Humacao, Fajardo, Vieques, Yabucoa, Aguas Buenas, Comerio, Cidra, Cayey, San Lorenzo, Maranjito, Ceiba, Naguabo, Sdo. Cor. Cidra, N. S. Fatima, and San José Caguas)
Territory LostDiocese of Caguas, Puerto Rico Erected
4 NovDiocese of Tororo, Uganda (Alanyi, Dokolo, and Amolatar) Territory LostDiocese of Gulu, Uganda Territory Added
9 NovArchdiocese of Kaduna, Nigeria (Province of Niger) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Minna, Nigeria Erected
16 NovDiocese of Valparaíso, Chile (Ghagres in Aconcagua) Territory LostDiocese of San Felipe, Chile Territory Added
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.) (Western Part) Territory LostDiocese of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
25 NovDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya (Marsabit and Samburu) Territory LostDiocese of Marsabit, Kenya Erected
28 NovDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil (Ivaiporáo)
Diocese of Londrina, Brazil (Apucarana, Arapongas, Araruva, Astorga, Borrazópolis, Cafeara, California, Cambira, Colorado, Faxinal, Florida, Guaraci, Iguarassu, Itaguagé, Lobato, Munhoz de Mello, Nossa Senhora das Graças, Sabaudia, Santa Fé, Santa Ines, and Santo Inácio)
Territory LostDiocese of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil Erected
12 DecDiocese of Mombasa e Zanzibar, Kenya SplitDiocese of Mombasa, Kenya
Apostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba, Tanzania
Split
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 (San Juan Juquila Mixes, San Pedro Ocotepec, San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Asunción Cacalotepec, Santa Maria Tepantlali, Totontepec Villa de Morelos, Santa Maria Tlahuitoltepec, Santa María Mixistlan, Espiritu Santo Tamazulapan, San Pedro y San Pablo Ayutla,...) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Mixes, Oaxaca, México Erected

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