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The Year of Our Lord 2018

Diocese Events

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unknownTerritorial Prelature of Batanes, Philippines (from Nueva Segovia to Tuguegarao) Metropolitan Changed
23 JanDiocese of Winona, Minnesota, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota, USA Name Changed
FebTitular See of Armentia Established
FebTitular See of Bisenzio Established
FebTitular See of Empúries Established
FebTitular See of Methamaucum Established
FebTitular See of Middelburg Established
FebTitular See of Milazzo Established
FebTitular See of Rosella Established
FebTitular See of Valpuesta Established
5 FebTitular See of Limosano Established
8 FebTitular See of Amantea Established
28 FebApostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite) ElevatedEparchy of Our Lady of the Annunciation at Ibadan (Annunciazione) (Maronite), Nigeria Elevated
MarTitular See of Alesa Established
1 MarVicariate Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon SuppressedDiocese of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France Territory Added
19 AprNunciature to Swaziland Name ChangedNunciature to eSwatini Name Changed
25 AprDiocese of Chiang Mai, Thailand Territory LostDiocese of Chiang Rai, Thailand Erected
31 MayDiocese of Barcelona, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of El Tigre, Venezuela Erected
31 MayApostolic Exarchate of Macedonia (Macedonian) ElevatedEparchy of Beata Maria Vergine Assunta in Strumica-Skopje (Macedonian) Elevated
23 JunSecretariat for Communications, Roman Curia Name ChangedDicastery for Communication, Roman Curia Name Changed
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Immacolata all’Esquilino Established
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of San Bonaventura da Bagnoregio Established
5 SepApostolic Administration of Prizren, Serbia ElevatedDiocese of Prizren-Prishtina, Serbia Elevated
22 SepDiocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng], China
Diocese of Jinzhou [Jehol], China
Territory LostDiocese of Chengde, China Erected
1 OctOrdinariate of Austria, Faithful of Byzantine Rite Name ChangedOrdinariate of Austria, Faithful of Eastern Rites Name Changed
31 OctTitular See of Strumnitza Suppressed
3 DecDiocese of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
Diocese of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
UnitedDiocese of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada United
6 DecApostolic Exarchate of Serbia (Križevci) ElevatedEparchy of San Nicola di Ruski Krstur (Križevci) Elevated
21 DecDiocese of Mbeya, Tanzania ElevatedArchdiocese of Mbeya, Tanzania Elevated
21 DecDiocese of Iringa, Tanzania (from Songea to Mbeya) Metropolitan Changed
21 DecDiocese of Sumbawanga, Tanzania (from Tabora to Mbeya) Metropolitan Changed
22 DecDiocese of Vinh, Viet Nam Territory LostDiocese of Hŕ Tĩnh, Viet Nam Erected
22 DecApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Syro-Malabar) ElevatedEparchy of Mississauga (Syro-Malabar) Elevated
28 DecDiocese of Barisal, Bangladesh Name ChangedDiocese of Barishal, Bangladesh Name Changed
28 DecArchdiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Name ChangedArchdiocese of Chattogram, Bangladesh Name Changed


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