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The Year of Our Lord 1960

Diocese Events

January to June


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DateFromTo
16 JanArchdiocese of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Brasília, Brazil Erected
16 JanDiocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
16 JanDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
19 JanSons of Charity Approbation
20 JanDiocese of Ondo, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ilorin, Nigeria Erected
29 FebDiocese of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Hauterive, Québec, Canada Name Changed
1 MarDiocese of Sokodé, Togo Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Dapango, Togo Erected
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Andrea della Valle Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eugenio Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Gioacchino ai Prati di Castello Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini Established
12 MarCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria ai Monti Established
16 MarDelegation to Scandinavia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Thare, Thailand Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand Name Changed
26 MarDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Elevated
26 MarDiocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil
Diocese of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
26 MarDiocese of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Diocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil
Diocese of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
13 AprDiocese of Multan, Pakistan Territory LostDiocese of Lyallpur, Pakistan Erected
25 AprDiocese of Morondava, Madagascar Territory LostDiocese of Morombe, Madagascar Erected
30 AprDiocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Diocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
Territory LostDiocese of Arecibo, Puerto Rico Erected
30 AprTerritorial Prelature of Virgin Islands, USA Erected
30 AprDiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico ElevatedArchdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of México, Federal District Territory LostDiocese of Texcoco, México, México Erected
30 AprDiocese of Aracajú, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil Erected
30 AprDiocese of Aracajú, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil Erected
30 AprDiocese of Aracajú, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of La Serena, Chile
Diocese of San Felipe, Chile
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Illapel, Chile Erected
10 MayVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of El Obeid, Sudan Erected
21 MayDiocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
21 MayDiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Kisii, Kenya Erected
28 MayDiocese of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA Name Changed
31 MayDiocese of Segorbe, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, Spain Name Changed
5 JunPontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia Erected
20 JunDiocese of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
21 JunDiocese of Rutabo, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Bukoba, Tanzania Name Changed
21 JunDiocese of Bukoba, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Rulenge, Tanzania Name Changed
25 JunDiocese of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Diocese of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
25 JunDiocese of Melo, Uruguay Territory LostDiocese of Minas, Uruguay Erected
28 JunDiocese of Oturkpo, Nigeria Name ChangedDiocese of Makurdi, Nigeria Name Changed
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