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The Year of Our Lord 1962

Diocese Events

January to June


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13 JanArchdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA Territory LostDiocese of Oakland, California, USA Erected
13 JanArchdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA Territory LostDiocese of Santa Rosa (in California), USA Erected
13 JanDiocese of Sacramento, California, USA (Del Norte, Humboldt, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mono Counties)
Archdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA (Solano County)
Territory LostDiocese of Stockton, California, USA Erected
13 JanArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
Archdiocese of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, México
Territory LostDiocese of Tehuacán, Puebla, México Erected
13 JanDiocese of Colima, México
Archdiocese of Durango, México
Diocese of Zacatecas, México
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, México Erected
13 JanDiocese of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Palmares, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
13 JanTerritorial Prelature of Davao, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Tagum, Philippines Erected
27 JanGlenmary Home Missioners Decretum Laudis
10 FebDiocese of Atlanta, Georgia, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Atlanta, Georgia, USA Elevated
10 FebDiocese of Charleston, South Carolina, USA (From Baltimore to Atlanta) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA (From Baltimore to Atlanta) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebDiocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA (From Baltimore to Atlanta) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebDiocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (From Baltimore to Atlanta) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebDiocese of Miami, Florida, USA (From Baltimore to Atlanta) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebArchdiocese of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
Diocese of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil Erected
22 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Atanasio Established
24 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Makeni, Sierra Leone ElevatedDiocese of Makeni, Sierra Leone Elevated
5 MarDiocese of Lavant, Slovenia Name ChangedDiocese of Maribor, Slovenia Name Changed
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarDiocese of Cheong-ju, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Cheongju {Ch’ongju}, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Chunchon, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Hamheung, Korea (North) ElevatedDiocese of Hamhŭng, Korea (North) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Inch’on, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kwangju, Korea (South) ElevatedArchdiocese of Gwangju, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarArchdiocese of Lusaka, Zambia Territory LostDiocese of Monze, Zambia Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Pusan, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Pyong-Yang, Korea (North) ElevatedDiocese of P’yŏng-yang, Korea (North) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) ElevatedArchdiocese of Seoul, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarArchdiocese of Bamako, Mali Territory LostDiocese of Ségou, Mali Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Daijeon, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) ElevatedArchdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South) Elevated
16 MarDiocese of Cali, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Cartago, Colombia Erected
16 MarArchdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Facatativá, Colombia Erected
24 MarArchdiocese of Jaro, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of San Jose de Antique, Philippines Erected
10 AprDiocese of Nouna, Burkina Faso Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of San, Mali Erected
14 AprDiocese of Juiz de Fora, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
14 AprTerritorial Prelature of Paracatu, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
14 AprDiocese of Pouso Alegre, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
14 AprDiocese of Uberaba, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
16 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Kiayi, Taiwan ElevatedDiocese of Kiayi, Taiwan Elevated
16 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Nagoya, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Nagoya, Japan Elevated
16 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Niigata, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Niigata, Japan Elevated
16 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Taichung, Taiwan ElevatedDiocese of Taichung, Taiwan Elevated
16 AprArchdiocese of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Diocese of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Territory LostDiocese of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
30 AprDiocese of Colima, México
Diocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
Territory LostDiocese of Apatzingán, Michoacán, México Erected
30 AprArchdiocese of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México Territory LostDiocese of Linares, Nuevo León, México Erected
5 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santa Teresa al Corso d’Italia Established
6 MayDiocese of Beira, Mozambique Territory LostDiocese of Tete, Mozambique Erected
7 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia Elevated
30 MayApostolic Exarchate of Brazil (Ukrainian) Erected
5 JunArchdiocese of Arequipa, Peru
Territorial Prelature of Caravelí, Peru
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Chuquibamba, Peru Erected
9 JunDiocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México
Diocese of Papantla, Puebla, México
Diocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México
Diocese of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
Territory LostDiocese of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México Erected
9 JunDiocese of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México Territory LostArchdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
Diocese of Veracruz, México
Erected
9 JunArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
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