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The Year of Our Lord 1985

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
12 JanArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines (The Holy Cross (Alcalá); St. Louis Bertrand (Asingan); St. Adolfus (Balungao) ; The Holy Child (Binalonan) ; Our Lady of the Nativity (Natividad); St. Jude Thaddeus (Pozorrubio); St. Anthony of Padua (Rosales); St. Bartholomew w (San Manuel) ; Our Lady...) Territory LostDiocese of Urdaneta, Philippines Erected
12 JanArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines (Saint Catherine of Alexandria (Agno); Saint Joseph the Patriarch (Aguilar); Saint Joseph the Patriarch (Alaminos); Saint Mark the Evangelist (Alos, Alaminos); Saint Nicholas of Tolentina (Andes); Immaculate Concept. Mary the Virgin (Bani); Saint James ...) Territory LostDiocese of Alaminos, Philippines Erected
18 JanDelegation to Solomon Islands ElevatedNunciature to Solomon Islands Elevated
25 JanDiocese of San Severino (-Treia), Italy SplitDiocese of San Severino, Italy Split
25 JanDiocese of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
Diocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
Diocese of Recanati, Italy
Diocese of San Severino (-Treia), Italy
UnitedDiocese of Macerata, Tolentino, Recanati, Cingoli, and Treia, Italy United
25 JanDiocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy SplitDiocese of Osimo, Italy Split
31 JanDiocese of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada (Sacred Heart in Lumby and Our Lady of Fatima in Sicamous) Territory LostDiocese of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Territory Added
31 JanDiocese of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada (St. Edward in Winfield) Territory LostDiocese of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Territory Added
8 FebDiocese of Keimoes, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Keimoes-Upington, South Africa Name Changed
11 FebPontifical Commission for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia Established
24 MayArchdiocese of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Agua Boa, Carmésia, Coluna, Conceiçâo do Mato Dentro, Congonhas do Norte, Dom Joaquim, Dores de Guanhäes, Guanhäes, Materlândia, Paulistas, Peçanha, Rio Vermelho, Sabinópolis, Santa Maria do Suaçul, São Joâo Evangelista, São José da Sañra, São José do ...)
Diocese of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Divinolândia de Minas and Virginópolis)
Diocese of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Braúnas, Ferros, Joanésia, Morro do Pilar, and Santo Antonio do Rio Abaixo)
Territory LostDiocese of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Anselmo all’Aventino Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Elena fuori Porta Prenestina Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Gesù Buon Pastore alla Montagnola Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni della Pigna Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Evangelista a Spinaceto Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santi Giovanni Evangelista e Petronio Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Immacolata Concezione di Maria a Grottarossa Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta Cavalleggeri Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie a Via Trionfale Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora di Coromoto in San Giovanni di Dio Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Nome di Maria in Via Latina Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of San Paolo della Croce a “Corviale” Established
25 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santa Sofia a Via Boccea Established
27 MayDiocese of Malacca-Johor, Malaysia Name ChangedDiocese of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia Name Changed
11 JulDiocese of Cairns, Australia (Islands of Kawa, Mata Kawa, and Kussa) Territory LostDiocese of Daru, Papua New Guinea Territory Added
3 AugApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Chaldean) ElevatedEparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA Elevated
14 SepFraternità Sacerdotale dei Missionari di San Carlo Borromeo Founded
11 OctDiocese of Apatzingán, Michoacán, México (Lázaro Cárdenas, Aquila, Arteaga, and Coahuayana)
Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México (Coahuayutla, José Azueta, and La Unión)
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México Erected
28 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe ElevatedDiocese of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe Elevated
4 NovClerical Public Association of Comunità Missionaria del Paradiso Approbation
9 DecVicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia (Florencia, Montañita, Paujil, Belén, Doncello, and Puerto Rico along with Morelia, San José del Fragua, Gurillo, Puerto Milán, Valparaíso, and Albania also with Solita, Maguaré, Puerto Manrique, Santuario, Norcasia Pará, and La Unión Peneya) Territory LostDiocese of Florencia, Colombia Erected
9 DecVicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto Leguízamo, Colombia Name Changed
21 DecTerritorial Prelature of Tarma, Peru ElevatedDiocese of Tarma, Peru Elevated
21 DecDiocese of Quilon, India (Pathanamathitta, Pathanapuram, and parts of Kottarakare, Kunnathur, Mavelikara, and Chengannur) Territory LostDiocese of Punalur, India Erected
31 DecDiocese of Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Name ChangedDiocese of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Name Changed

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