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The Year of Our Lord 1995

Diocese Events

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unknownVicariate Apostolic of Asmara, Ethiopia Suppressed
unknownTitular See of Alton Established
unknownTitular See of Grass Valley Established
unknownTitular See of Jamestown Established
unknownTitular See of Kearney Established
unknownTitular See of Lead Established
unknownTitular See of Leavenworth Established
unknownTitular See of Natchitoches Established
unknownTitular See of Nesqually Established
unknownTitular See of Quincy Established
unknownTitular See of Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan Established
unknownTitular See of Vincennes Established
unknownTitular See of Concordia Established
unknownDelegation to Pacific Ocean Established
3 FebArchdiocese of Tamale, Ghana Territory LostDiocese of Damongo, Ghana Erected
3 FebDiocese of Yola, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Jalingo, Nigeria Erected
3 MarDiocese of Kumasi, Ghana
Diocese of Sunyani, Ghana
Territory LostDiocese of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana Erected
3 MarDiocese of Kumasi, Ghana Territory LostDiocese of Obuasi, Ghana Erected
3 MarDiocese of Oyo, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Osogbo, Nigeria Erected
21 MarDiocese of Reno-Las Vegas, Nevada, USA SplitDiocese of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Diocese of Reno, Nevada, USA
31 MarArchdiocese of Trnava, Slovakia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bratislava-Trnava, Slovakia Name Changed
31 MarDiocese of Košice, Slovakia ElevatedArchdiocese of Košice, Slovakia Elevated
31 MarDiocese of Rožňava, Slovakia (from Trnava) Metropolitan Changed
31 MarDiocese of Spiš, Slovakia (from Trnava) Metropolitan Changed
1 AprDiocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, Cuba SplitDiocese of Cienfuegos, Cuba
Diocese of Santa Clara, Cuba
1 AprDiocese of Daltonganj, India Territory LostDiocese of Hazaribag, India Erected
1 AprArchdiocese of Ranchi, India Territory LostDiocese of Khunti, India Erected
10 AprNunciature to Kiribata, Pacific (Oceania) Established
18 MayEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedArcheparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
18 MayEparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedArchdiocese of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
31 MayTerritorial Prelature of Tunis, Tunisia ElevatedDiocese of Tunis, Tunisia Elevated
10 JunDiocese of Abomey, Benin Territory LostDiocese of Dassa-Zoumé, Benin Erected
10 JunDiocese of Natitingou, Benin Territory LostDiocese of Djougou, Benin Erected
10 JunArchdiocese of Bangui, Central African Republic Territory LostDiocese of Mbaïki, Central African Republic Erected
14 JunDiocese of Maitland, Australia Name ChangedDiocese of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia Name Changed
15 JunDiocese of Barbastro, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Barbastro-Monzón, Spain Name Changed
16 JunNunciature to Andorra Established
17 JunDiocese of Calabozo, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Calabozo, Venezuela Elevated
28 JunDiocese of Texcoco, México, México
Archdiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México
Territory LostDiocese of Ecatepec, México, México Erected
10 JulDiocese of Guwahati, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Guwahati, India Elevated
10 JulDiocese of Imphal, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Imphal, India Elevated
10 JulArchdiocese of Jos, Nigeria
Archdiocese of Kaduna, Nigeria
Territory LostDiocese of Kafanchan, Nigeria Erected
10 JulDiocese of Makurdi, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Otukpo, Nigeria Erected
12 JulDiocese of Río Cuarto, Argentina Name ChangedDiocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, Argentina Name Changed
15 JulNunciature to Eritrea Established
25 JulDiocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica
Diocese of Tilarán, Costa Rica
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica Erected
12 SepNunciature to Namibia Established
31 OctMilitary Ordinariate of Venezuela, Military Erected
2 NovDiocese of Galle, Sri Lanka Territory LostDiocese of Ratnapura, Sri Lanka Erected
6 NovEparchy of Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark (Syrian), USA Erected
6 NovEparchy of Nuestra Señora de los Mártires del Libano en México (Maronite) Erected
17 NovArchdiocese of Chihuahua, México
Territorial Prelature of Madera, Chihuahua, México
ElevatedDiocese of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México (Name Changed and Elevated to a Diocese) Elevated
25 NovArcheparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostArchiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv-Vyshhorod (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
2 DecDiocese of Liepāja, Latvia Territory LostDiocese of Jelgava, Latvia Erected
2 DecArchdiocese of Riga, Latvia Territory LostDiocese of Rēzekne-Aglona, Latvia Erected
6 DecDiocese of Nakuru, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Kericho, Kenya Erected
9 DecArchdiocese of Santiago de Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Santisimo Salvador de Bayamo y Manzanillo, Cuba Erected
14 DecNunciature to Mozambique Elevated
15 DecDiocese of Ilorin, Nigeria
Diocese of Minna, Nigeria
Diocese of Sokoto, Nigeria
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria Erected
15 DecMission "Sui Iuris" of Kano, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kano, Nigeria Elevated
15 DecDiocese of Meru, Kenya Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Isiolo, Kenya Erected
21 DecEparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea Territory LostEparchy of Barentu (Eritrean), Eritrea
Eparchy of Keren (Eritrean), Eritrea
21 DecCongregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower” Approbation


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