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18 JanEparchy of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar), India (Civil districts of Mysuru, Chamrajnagara, Hassan, and Mandya) Territory LostEparchy of Mandya (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
18 JanDiocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabar), India Territory LostEparchy of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
19 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana Elevated
20 JanVicariate Apostolic of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia SplitVicariate Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
Vicariate Apostolic of Soddo, Ethiopia
25 JanArcheparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India Territory LostEparchy of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
25 JanEparchy of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankara), India (Civil districts are Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Mysore, Chamarajnagar, Kodagu, Mandya, Shimoga, Chickamagaluru, and Hassan in Karnataka State) Territory LostEparchy of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
30 JanDiocese of Díli, Timor-Leste (Liquiçá, Bobonaro, and Cova-Lima) Territory LostDiocese of Maliana, Timor-Leste Erected
20 FebTerritorial Prelature of Calama, Chile ElevatedDiocese of San Juan Bautista de Calama, Chile Elevated
26 FebDiocese of Toamasina, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Toamasina, Madagascar Elevated
26 FebDiocese of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar (from Antananarivo) Metropolitan Changed
26 FebDiocese of Moramanga, Madagascar (from Antananarivo) Metropolitan Changed
26 FebDiocese of Fenoarivo Atsinanana, Madagascar (from Antsiranana) Metropolitan Changed
29 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan Elevated
1 MayApostolic Administration of Comores ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Archipelago of the Comores Elevated
1 MayTerritorial Prelature of Ipil, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Ipil, Philippines Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Tunis, Tunisia ElevatedArchdiocese of Tunis, Tunisia Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Hakha, Myanmar (Kalay, Tedim, Tamu, Tonzang, Cikha, Khampat, Myothit, Mawlike, Homalin, Phonepyin, Kalaywa, and Minkin) Territory LostDiocese of Kalay, Myanmar Erected
11 JunWorkers of the Kingdom of Christ (Operarios del Reino de Cristo) Approbation
16 JunDiocese of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil (Cabrobó)
Diocese of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil (Salgueiro, Araripina, Bodocó, Cedro, Exu, Granito, Ipubi, Moreilândia, Ouricuri, Parnamirim, Serrita, Terra Nova, Trindade, and Verdejante)
Territory LostDiocese of Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
29 JunPontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, Roman Curia Established
14 JulApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Syro-Malankara) Erected
21 JulDiocese of Mzuzu, Malawi (Karonga and Chipita) Territory LostDiocese of Karonga, Malawi Erected
30 SepSociety of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier Approbation
6 NovArchdiocese of Utrecht, Netherlands (St. Paul in Nieuw-Loosdrecht) Territory LostDiocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands Territory Added
6 NovArchdiocese of Utrecht, Netherlands (Saint Hippolytus in Kamerik) Territory LostDiocese of Rotterdam, Netherlands Territory Added
11 NovMissionary Brothers of the Countryside Approbation
20 NovCardinal Titular Church of San Paolo alle Tre Fontane Established
20 NovCardinal Titular Church of San Corbiniano Established
27 NovDiocese of Musoma, Tanzania (Saragana and Mabui)
Archdiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania (Ukerewe and Ukara)
Territory LostDiocese of Bunda, Tanzania Erected
15 DecArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil (Camaçari, Candeias, Dias D’Ávila, Madre de Deus, São Francisco do Conde, São Sebastião do Passé, Simões Filho, and Terra Nova) Territory LostDiocese of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil Erected
18 DecDiocese of Tilarán, Costa Rica Name ChangedDiocese of Tilarán-Liberia, Costa Rica Name Changed


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