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The Year of Our Lord 2020

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DateFromTo
unknownEparchy of Hosur (Syro-Malabar), India (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
7 JanEparchy of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt Territory LostEparchy of Abu Qurqas (Coptic), Egypt Erected
15 FebTerritorial Prelature of Cancún-Chetumal, Quintana Roo, México ElevatedDiocese of Cancún-Chetumal, Quintana Roo, México Elevated
2 MarDiocese of Minas, Uruguay
Diocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
UnitedDiocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este-Minas, Uruguay United
5 MarDiocese of Awka, Nigeria (Aguata, Orumba North, and Orumba South) Territory LostDiocese of Ekwulobia, Nigeria Erected
2 AprVicariate Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Kontagora, Nigeria Elevated
6 MayDiocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Archdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
UnitedArchdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada United
19 MayArchdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Diocese of Juneau, Alaska, USA
UnitedArchdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau, Alaska, USA United
30 MayDiocese of Pointe-Noire, Congo ElevatedArchdiocese of Pointe-Noire, Congo Elevated
30 MayDiocese of Dolisie, Congo (from Brazzaville) Metropolitan Changed
30 MayDiocese of Nkayi, Congo (from Brazzaville) Metropolitan Changed
30 MayDiocese of Owando, Congo ElevatedArchdiocese of Owando, Congo Elevated
30 MayDiocese of Impfondo, Congo (from Brazzaville) Metropolitan Changed
30 MayDiocese of Ouesso, Congo (from Brazzaville) Metropolitan Changed
27 JunDiocese of Amadiyah and Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq SplitDiocese of Dohuk (Duhok) (Chaldean), Iraq
Diocese of Zākhō (Zaku) (Chaldean), Iraq
Split
15 SepDiocese of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Parts near Milton) Territory LostArchdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Territory Added
29 SepTerritorial Prelature of Sicuani, Peru ElevatedDiocese of Sicuani, Peru Elevated
29 SepPontifical Commission for Confidential Matters, Roman Curia Established
4 OctNunciature to United Arab Emirates Established
25 NovArcheparchy of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland
Diocese of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
Territory LostEparchy of Olsztyn-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland (Area of the Latin dioceses of Gdańsk, Pelplin, Elbląg, Toruń, Płock, Warmia, Ełk, Łomża, Białystok, and Drohiczyn) Erected
25 NovDiocese of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland Name ChangedEparchy of Wrocław-Koszalin (Ukrainian), Poland Name Changed
28 NovCardinal Titular Church of San Vigilio Established
28 NovCardinal Titular Church of San Giuda Taddeo Apostolo Established
28 NovCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria del Buon Consiglio Established
28 NovCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria del Divino Amore a Castel di Leva Established

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