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The Year of Our Lord 1989

Diocese Events

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unknownTitular See of Bistue Established
unknownTitular See of Bossa Established
unknownTitular See of Buleliana Established
unknownTitular See of Canapium Established
unknownTitular See of Castellum Titulianum Established
unknownTitular See of Catrum Established
unknownTitular See of Cebarades Established
unknownTitular See of Enera Established
unknownTitular See of Macon Established
unknownTitular See of Mattiana Established
unknownTitular See of Paria in Proconsolare Established
unknownTitular See of Pia Established
unknownTitular See of Pocofeltus Established
unknownTitular See of Taddua Established
unknownTitular See of Tagase Established
unknownTitular See of Tamazeni Established
unknownTitular See of Vertara Established
unknownTitular See of Wiener Neustadt Established
unknownTitular See of Bulna Established
unknownTitular See of Buslacena Established
unknownTitular See of Cibaliana Established
unknownTitular See of Murcona Established
unknownTitular See of Musti in Numidia Established
unknownTitular See of Sitipa Established
unknownTitular See of Ausana Established
unknownTitular See of Ausuaga Established
unknownTitular See of Turuda Established
unknown[Patriotic Diocese of Shanba, China] Erected
unknownFranciscan Brothers of the Third Order Regular of Brooklyn Approbation
1 JanLabour Office of the Apostolic See, Roman Curia Established
19 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Mitú, Colombia (Comisaría del Guaviare) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare, Colombia Erected
19 JanDiocese of Lucknow, India (Naini Tal, Almora, Pitoragarh, Bareilly, Shajahanpur, and Pilibhit) Territory LostDiocese of Bareilly, India Erected
21 JanArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of San Bernardo, Chile (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
18 FebApostolic Exarchate of Latin America and Mexico {America Latina e Messico} (Armenian) Territory LostEparchy of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires (Armenian), Argentina Erected
3 MarArchdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy (Sant'Antonino and San Giacomo Maggiore) Territory LostDiocese of Lodi, Italy Territory Added
6 MarDiocese of Moundou, Chad (Eastern part (most of Oriental Longone)) Territory LostDiocese of Doba, Chad Erected
6 MarDiocese of Fort Portal, Uganda (Kasese) Territory LostDiocese of Kasese, Uganda Erected
15 MarArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Itapecerica da Serra, Embú, Embú-Guacú, Juquitiba, and Taboäo da Serra along with São Lucas (in Lapa) and São Pedro and São Paulo (in Centro)) Territory LostDiocese of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
15 MarArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Osasco, Barueri, Carapicuíba, Cotia, Itapeví, Ibiúna, Jandira, Mairinque, São Roque, and Vargem Grande Paulista along with San Antonio (in Lapa)) Territory LostDiocese of Osasco, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
15 MarArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
15 MarArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
29 MarDiocese of Anápolis, Goias, Brazil (Luziania and Santo Antonio de Descoberto)
Diocese of Ipameri, Goias, Brazil (Cristalina)
Diocese of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil (Padre Bernardo)
Territory LostDiocese of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil Erected
17 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Tambacounda, Senegal ElevatedDiocese of Tambacounda, Senegal Elevated
10 MayDiocese of Mercedes, Argentina Name ChangedDiocese of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina Name Changed
17 JunDiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México Elevated
17 JunDiocese of Cuautitlán, México, México (from México) Metropolitan Changed
17 JunDiocese of Texcoco, México, México (from México) Metropolitan Changed
17 JunDiocese of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México (from México) Metropolitan Changed
19 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Mitú, Colombia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mitú-Puerto Inírida, Colombia Elevated
19 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Abuja, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Abuja, Nigeria Elevated
4 JulDiocese of Calabar, Nigeria (Akwa Ibom) Territory LostDiocese of Uyo, Nigeria Erected
8 JulArchdiocese of Ibagué, Colombia (Ambalema, Armero-Guaybal, Casablanca, Falan, Fresno, Herveo, Honda, Lérida, Líbano, Mariquita, Murillo, and Villahermosa) Territory LostDiocese of Líbano-Honda, Colombia Erected
21 AugArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Santa Cruz, São José Operario, São Judas Tadeu, and São Sebastiào (in Campo Limpo); Nossa Senhora de Fatima (belezas), Nossa Senhora de Bom Conselho, Nossa Senhora do Carmo, São Francisco de Assis, São José Operario and São Luis Gonzaga (in Capão Red...) Territory LostDiocese of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
16 SepDiocese of Piacenza, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Piacenza-Bobbio, Italy Name Changed
16 SepArchdiocese of Genova-Bobbio, Italy (Fontanigorda, Gorreto, Rezzoaglio, Rovegno, and S. Stefano d'Aveto (in Genova); Bedonia (in Parma); Menconico, Romagnese, Ruino, Valdinizza, Valverde, and Varzi (in Pavia); Bobbio, Caminata, Cerignale, Coli, Corte Brugnatella, Ferriere, Nibbiano, Ottone..) Territory LostDiocese of Piacenza-Bobbio, Italy Territory Added
16 SepArchdiocese of Genova-Bobbio, Italy (Borzonasca (in Genova)) Territory LostDiocese of Chiavari, Italy Territory Added
16 SepArchdiocese of Genova-Bobbio, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Genova {Genoa}, Italy Name Changed
3 OctDiocese of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil (Mimosa) Territory LostDiocese of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil Territory Added
4 OctDiocese of Miracema do Norte, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Miracema do Tocantins, Brazil Name Changed
20 OctDiocese of Chilapa, Guerrero, México Name ChangedDiocese of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México Name Changed
23 OctDiocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown, Barbados, Antilles Territory LostDiocese of Kingstown, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Antilles Erected
23 OctDiocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown, Barbados, Antilles Name ChangedDiocese of Bridgetown, Barbados, Antilles (Barbados) Name Changed
23 OctDiocese of Kupang, Indonesia ElevatedArchdiocese of Kupang, Indonesia Elevated
23 OctDiocese of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire (Arso (San Pedro, Sassandra, Soubré, and Tabou)) Territory LostDiocese of San Pedro-en-Côte d’Ivoire Erected
23 OctMilitary Ordinariate of Korea, Military (Ordinariate) Elevated
23 OctDiocese of Atambua, Indonesia (from Ende) Metropolitan Changed
23 OctDiocese of Weetebula, Indonesia (from Ende) Metropolitan Changed
28 OctArchdiocese of Tananarive, Madagascar Name ChangedArchdiocese of Antananarivo, Madagascar Name Changed
28 OctArchdiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Name ChangedArchdiocese of Antsiranana, Madagascar Name Changed
28 OctDiocese of Majunga, Madagascar Name ChangedDiocese of Mahajanga, Madagascar Name Changed
28 OctDiocese of Tuléar, Madagascar Name ChangedDiocese of Toliara, Madagascar Name Changed
6 NovDiocese of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México (Miguel Alemán, Cd. Mier, Nueva Cd. Guerrero, and Nuevo Laredo)
Archdiocese of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México (Anáhuac, Lampazos, Bustamante, Villaldama, Sabinas Hidalgo, Vallecillo, and Parás)
Territory LostDiocese of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México Erected
18 NovArchdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy (S. Maria Assunta in Cielo in Camini; S. Maria del Buon Consiglio in Campoli; Santa Famiglia in Caulonia; S. Maria Aiuto dei Cristiani in Ursini; Esaltazione della S. Croce in Monasterace; S. Giuseppe Lavoratore in Monasterace Marina; S. Maria Assunta...) Territory LostDiocese of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy Territory Added
18 NovArchdiocese of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy (S. Carlo Borromeo in Panettieri)
Archdiocese of Crotone-Santa Severina, Italy (San Michele Arcangelo in Cuturella)
Diocese of Lamezia Terme, Italy (Spirito Santo in Castagna)
Diocese of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy (S. Maria del Carmine and S Maria delle Grazie, both in Fabrizia)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy Territory Added
18 NovDiocese of Lamezia Terme, Italy (Montesoro district of Filadelfia) Territory LostDiocese of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea, Italy Territory Added
23 NovDiocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar Name ChangedDiocese of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar Name Changed
2 DecMissionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Decretum Laudis
9 DecArchdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines (Saints Philip and James, Saint Joseph, Saint James the Apostle, Saint Peter the Baptist, the Most Holy Trinity, Saint John the Baptist, Sipocot; Saint John the Baptist, San Fernando; Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Rose of Lima, Saint Bernardine of ...) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Libmanan, Philippines Erected
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Balasore, India ElevatedDiocese of Balasore, India Elevated


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