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The Year of Our Lord 1994

Diocese Events

January to June


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1 JanDiocese of San Severo, Italy (Convento Maria SS.ma di Stignano (in S. Marco)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Foggia-Bovino, Italy Territory Added
26 JanDelegation to Pacific Ocean EstablishedNunciature to Micronesia, Federated States of, Pacific (Oceania) Established
3 FebDiocese of Bertoua, Cameroon (DÚpartement de Kadei) Territory LostDiocese of Batouri, Cameroon Erected
11 FebPontifical Academy for Life, Roman Curia Established
14 FebDiocese of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic ElevatedArchdiocese of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic Elevated
14 FebDiocese of La Vega, Dominican Republic (from Santo Domingo) Metropolitan Changed
14 FebDiocese of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic (from Santo Domingo) Metropolitan Changed
14 FebDiocese of San Francisco de MacorÝs, Dominican Republic (from Santo Domingo) Metropolitan Changed
16 FebNunciature to Suriname, Antilles Established
19 FebEparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA (OH, WV, IL, AL, MI, MN, MO, TX, UT, AZ, NV, OR, CA, AK, HI, IN, KY, TN, MS, WI, IA, AR, LA, ND, SD, KS, OK, NE, MT, WY, CO, NM, ID, and WA) Territory LostEparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USA Erected
25 FebDiocese of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador ElevatedArchdiocese of Portoviejo, Ecuador Elevated
25 FebTerritorial Prelature of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador (from Quito) Metropolitan Changed
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Keetmanshoop, Namibia ElevatedDiocese of Keetmanshoop, Namibia Elevated
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Windhoek, Namibia ElevatedArchdiocese of Windhoek, Namibia Elevated
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Windhoek, Namibia (Okavango and Caprivi along with parts of Otjozondjupa and Otjikoto) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rundu, Namibia Erected
23 MarDiocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Arašatuba, Andradina, Bento de Abreu, Bilac, BirigŘÝ, Castilho, Coroados, Gabriel Monteiro, Guarašai, Guararapes, Lavinia, and Mirandˇpolis) Territory LostDiocese of Arašatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
25 MarDelegation to Vietnam and Cambodia EstablishedNunciature to Cambodia Established
26 MarDiocese of Abuja, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Abuja, Nigeria Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Benin City, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Benin City, Nigeria Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Calabar, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Calabar, Nigeria Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Jos, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Jos, Nigeria Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Owerri, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Owerri, Nigeria Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Ekiti, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Ondo, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Oyo, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Idah, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Lokoja, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Makurdi, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Maiduguri, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Yola, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Issele-Uku, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Warri, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Aba, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Ahiara, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Okigwe, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Orlu, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Umuahia, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Port Harcourt, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Ogoja, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Uyo, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Faisalabad, Pakistan (from Karachi) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Pakistan (from Karachi) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDiocese of Multan, Pakistan (from Karachi) Metropolitan Changed
6 AprDelegation to Jerusalem and Palestine EstablishedNunciature to Jordan Established
7 AprDiocese of Berlin, Germany (Boundaries adjusted)
Apostolic Administration of Schwerin, Germany (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
7 AprApostolic Administration of Schwerin, Germany (Neuhaus along with Dellien, Haar, Kaarssen, Neuhaus (Elbe), Stapel, SŘckau, Sumte, Tripkau and parts of Neu Bleckede, Neu Wendischthun, and Stiepelse Teldau) Territory LostDiocese of Hildesheim, Germany Territory Added
9 AprNunciature to Kyrgyzstan Established
9 AprNunciature to Kazakhstan Established
9 AprNunciature to Uzbekistan Established
18 AprMilitary Ordinariate of Hungary, Military Erected
23 AprDiocese of Lahore, Pakistan ElevatedArchdiocese of Lahore, Pakistan Elevated
4 JunDiocese of Duitama, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia Name Changed
10 JunDiocese of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedArchdiocese of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
10 JunVicariate Apostolic of Nekemte, Ethiopia (Keffa, Illubabor, and Gambela) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia Erected
10 JunDelegation to Pacific Ocean EstablishedNunciature to Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Established
10 JunDiocese of Gweru, Zimbabwe (from Harare) Metropolitan Changed
10 JunDiocese of Hwange, Zimbabwe (from Harare) Metropolitan Changed
14 JunDelegation to Jerusalem and Palestine EstablishedNunciature to Israel Established
25 JunArchdiocese of La Paz, Bolivia (Mu˝ecas, Camacho, Manco Kapac, Omasuyos, Los Andes, and Ingavi, and part of Murillo (El Alto, Zongo, and part of Achocalla)) Territory LostDiocese of El Alto, Bolivia Erected
25 JunDelegation to Southern Africa ElevatedNunciature to South Africa Elevated
27 JunDiocese of Berlin, Germany ElevatedArchdiocese of Berlin, Germany Elevated
27 JunApostolic Administration of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany ElevatedDiocese of Erfurt, Germany Elevated
27 JunApostolic Administration of G÷rlitz, Germany ElevatedDiocese of G÷rlitz, Germany Elevated
27 JunApostolic Administration of Magdeburg, Germany ElevatedDiocese of Magdeburg, Germany Elevated
27 JunDiocese of Dresden-Mei▀en (Meissen), Germany (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
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