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The Year of Our Lord 1990

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unknownFranciscan Friars of the Renewal Founded
unknownInstitut du Christ Roi Souverain Prétre Founded
13 JanDiocese of Villarrica, Paraguay Name ChangedDiocese of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, Paraguay Name Changed
31 JanDiocese of Tamatave, Madagascar Name ChangedDiocese of Toamasina, Madagascar Name Changed
19 FebApostolic Exarchate of Venezuela (Melkite Greek) Erected
26 MarArchdiocese of Luanda, Angola Territory LostDiocese of Ndalatando, Angola Erected
2 AprDiocese of Umuahia, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Aba, Nigeria Erected
16 AprNunciature to Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Antilles Established
19 AprTerritorial Prelature of Encarnación, Paraguay ElevatedDiocese of Encarnación, Paraguay Elevated
23 AprArchdiocese of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
30 AprVicariate Apostolic of Istmina, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia Elevated
30 AprVicariate Apostolic of Quibdó, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Quibdó, Colombia Erected
21 MayDiocese of Kisumu, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
21 MayDiocese of Mombasa, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Mombasa, Kenya Elevated
21 MayDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Elevated
21 MayDiocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh Territory LostDiocese of Rajshahi, Bangladesh Erected
9 JunEparchy of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite), Lebanon SplitEparchy of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), Lebanon
Eparchy of Zahleh (Maronite), Lebanon
9 JunEparchy of Jbeil {Byblos} (Maronite), Lebanon Split
9 JunEparchy of Joubbé (Maronite), Lebanon
Diocese of Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon
UnitedEparchy of Joubbé, Batrun e Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon United
23 JunFranciscan Friars of the Immaculate Founded
7 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Lashio, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Lashio, Myanmar Elevated
5 OctEparchy of San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite), Argentina Erected
31 OctDiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada Elevated
19 NovArchdiocese of Beira, Mozambique Territory LostDiocese of Chimoio, Mozambique Erected
19 NovDiocese of Enugu, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Nsukka, Nigeria Erected
19 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa Elevated
30 NovVicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey Name Changed
30 NovMission "Sui Iuris" of Trabzon, Turkey ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey Elevated
3 DecDiocese of Dapango, Togo Name ChangedDiocese of Dapaong, Togo Name Changed


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