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The Year of Our Lord 2012

Diocese Events

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unknownPatriarchal Dependent Territory of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek) Name ChangedPatriarchal Dependent Territory of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek) Name Changed
unknownPatriarchal Dependent Territory of Sudan (Syrian) Name ChangedPatriarchal Dependent Territory of Sudan and South Sudan (Syrian) Name Changed
1 JanPersonal Ordinariate of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA Erected
14 JanDiocese of Mahenge, Tanzania Territory LostDiocese of Ifakara, Tanzania Erected
11 FebDiocese of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso
Archdiocese of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
Territory LostDiocese of Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso Erected
11 FebVicariate Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Robe, Ethiopia Erected
18 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Domenico di Guzman Established
18 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Giuseppe dei Falegnami Established
18 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Maria Vianney Established
18 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia Established
18 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Goretti Established
18 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Giuliano Martire Established
24 FebEparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea Territory LostEparchy of Segheneity (Eritrean), Eritrea Erected
6 MarEparchy of Faridabad (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
26 MayDiocese of Nkongsamba, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Bafang, Cameroon Erected
15 JunPersonal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, Australia Erected
3 JulDiocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka SplitDiocese of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Diocese of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
16 JulDiocese of Mangalore, India Territory LostDiocese of Udupi, India Erected
21 JulEparchy of Notre-Dame du Liban de Paris (Maronite), France Erected
30 JulPontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church, Roman Curia UnitedPontifical Council for Culture, Roman Curia United
29 DecDiocese of Makurdi, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Gboko, Nigeria
Diocese of Katsina-Ala, Nigeria


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