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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 (Alameda and Contra Costa Counties) Territory LostDiocese of Oakland, California, USA Erected
13 JanDiocese of Sacramento, California, USA (Del Norte and Humboldt Counties)
Archdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA (Sonoma, Napa, Lake, and Mendocino Counties)
Territory LostDiocese of Santa Rosa (in California), USA Erected
13 JanDiocese of Sacramento, California, USA (Calaveras, Toulumne, and Mono Counties)
Archdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA (San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties)
Territory LostDiocese of Stockton, California, USA Erected
13 JanArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca, México (District of Tehuacan)
Archdiocese of Puebla de los Ángeles, México (Talcotepec (Santa Cruz), Atexcal (San Martin), Yehuaìtepec, Xochitlan (Todos Santos), Coyotepec (San Vicente), Ixcaquixtla (San Juan Bautista), Atenayuca (Juan N. Méndez), Cañada Morelos, and Palmar de Bravo.)
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 (Cities of Palmares, Barreiros, Agua Prêta, Joaquim Nabuco, Catende, Beiern de Maria, Maraial, Lagôa dos Gatos, and Cupira)
Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil (Cities of Rio Formoso, Sirinhaém, Gameleira, Ribeirâo, and Cortes)
Territory LostDiocese of Palmares, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
13 JanTerritorial Prelature of Davao, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Tagum, Philippines Erected
13 JanArchdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA (Solano County) Territory LostDiocese of Sacramento, California, USA Territory Added
15 JanArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Totecacinte below Portillo de Totecacinte and Murupuxi) Territory LostDiocese of León en Nicaragua Territory Added
15 JanDiocese of Matagalpa, Nicaragua (El Paraíso District) Territory LostArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras Territory Added
24 JanDiocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (Parish of Beaver Brook) Territory LostDiocese of Bathurst in Canada, New Brunswick Territory Added
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 (Quebrangulo and Paulo Jacinto)
Diocese of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil (Agua Branca, Batalha, Belo Monte, Cacimbinhas, Delmiro Gouveia, Dois Riachos, Igaci, Major Izidoro, Jacaré dos Homens, Maravilha, Mata Grande, Monteirópolis, Olho d'Agua das Flores, Olivença, Palmeiras dos Indios, Pao de Acucar, Piranhas, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil Erected
10 FebArchdiocese of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil (Anadia, Boca da Mata, Campo Alegre, and Sâo Miguel dos Campos) Territory LostDiocese of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil Territory Added
18 FebArchdiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa, México (Tuxtepec District) Territory LostArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca, México Territory Added
19 FebDiocese of Città di Castello, Italy (S. Maria alia Rassinata Parish) Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo, Italy Territory Added
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 MarVicariate Apostolic 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 (Namwala, Mazabuka, Chôma, Gwembe, and portions of Kalomo) 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 Seoul, Korea (South) ElevatedArchdiocese of Seoul, Korea (South) Elevated
10 MarArchdiocese of Bamako, Mali (Macina, Ségou, and Dioila) 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
14 MarDiocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy (Parish of S. Maria alia Sovara (in Anghiari)) Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo, Italy Territory Added
14 MarDiocese of Arezzo, Italy (Parish of S. Maria a Scandolaia (in Monterchi), Church of St. Francis (in Montante/Anghiari)) Territory LostDiocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy Territory Added
16 MarDiocese of Cali, Colombia (El Águila, La Maria, Ansermanuevo, EI Cairo, Alban, Nuestra S.ra de la Pobreza and San Jorge existing in the city called Cartago, Zaragoza, Ulloa, Alcalá, Toro, San Francisco, Algeria, Obando, Versalles, La Unión, La Victoria, Roldanillo, El Dovio, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Cartago, Colombia Erected
16 MarArchdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia (Funza, Mosquera, Madrid, Bojacá, Zipacón, Tenjo, Facatativá, Alban, Guayabal de Síquima, Tabio, Subachoque, El Rosal, San Francisco, La Vega, Sasaima, Villeta, and Quebradanegra)
Diocese of Zipaquirá, Colombia (Cha-guaní, Guaduas, La Paz de Calamoina, Supata, Vergara, Nocaima, Nimaima, La Peña, Utica, Topaipí, San Antonio de Aguilera, La Palma, Caparrapí, Yacopí, and Puerto Salgar)
Territory LostDiocese of Facatativá, Colombia Erected
24 MarArchdiocese of Jaro, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of San Jose de Antique, Philippines Erected
24 MarArchdiocese of Lima, Peru (Province of Gemete) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Yauyos, Peru Territory Added
27 MarDiocese of Ootacamund, India (from Bangalore) Metropolitan Changed
9 AprDiocese of Nepi e Sutri, Italy (Terra di Lite (in Anguillaria Sabatia)) Territory LostSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy Territory Added
10 AprDiocese of Nouna, Burkina Faso Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of San, Mali Erected
10 AprDiocese of Nouna, Burkina Faso (Cantons of Ménamba and Mao) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo, Mali Territory Added
10 AprDiocese of Nouna, Burkina Faso (Canton of Bai or Baye) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali Territory Added
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
14 AprDiocese of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Mariana) Metropolitan Changed
14 AprDiocese of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Mariana) Metropolitan Changed
14 AprDiocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Mariana) Metropolitan Changed
14 AprDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Belo Horizonte) Metropolitan Changed
14 AprDiocese of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Belo Horizonte) Metropolitan Changed
14 AprDiocese of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Belo Horizonte) Metropolitan Changed
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.) (Uvira, Fizi, and Mwenga)
Diocese of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Portions of Kabambare)
Territory LostDiocese of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
24 AprArchdiocese of Ravenna e Cervia, Italy (City of Jolanda di Savoia) Territory LostArchdiocese of Ferrara, Italy Territory Added
24 AprArchdiocese of Ferrara, Italy (Cities of Copparo and Portomaggiore) Territory LostArchdiocese of Ravenna e Cervia, Italy Territory Added
30 AprDiocese of Colima, México (Aquila, Coahuayana, and Villa Victoria)
Diocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México (Acahuato, Aguililla, Apatzingán, Arteaga, Buenavista Tomatlán, Coacolmán, Coire, Nueva Italia, Lombardy, Parácuaro, Tepalcatepec, and Tumbiscatio)
Territory LostDiocese of Apatzingán, Michoacán, México Erected
30 AprArchdiocese of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México (Mier y Noriega, Doctor Arroyo, Zaragoza, Aramberri, Galeana, Iturbide, Rayones, Hualahuises, Montemorelos, Teran, Linares, Aldamas, Doctor Coss, General Bravo, and China) 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 (Civil district of Tete) 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 (Castilla and Camanà)
Territorial Prelature of Caravelí, Peru (Unión and Condesuyo)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Chuquibamba, Peru Erected
5 JunDiocese of Buéa, Cameroon (from Onitsha to Yaoundé) Metropolitan Changed
9 JunDiocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México (Benito Juárez, Chalma, Chiconamel, Chicontepec, Ilamatlán, Ixhuatlán de Madero, Plantón Sánchez, Tantoyuca, Tempoal, and Zontecomatlán)
Diocese of Papantla, Puebla, México (Tuxpan, Amatlán, Citlaltepec, Chinampa de Gorostiza, Chontla, Ixcatepec, Ozuluama, Tamalin, Tamiahua, Tancoco, Tantima, Teayo, Temapache, Tepetzintla, and Tihuatlán)
Diocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México (Huayacocotla, Texcatepec, Tlachichilco, and Zacualpan)
Diocese of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México (Panuco, Pueblo Viejo, and Tampico Alto)
Territory LostDiocese of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México Erected
9 JunDiocese of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México (Acula, Amatitlán, Casamaloapan, Santiago Ixmatlahuacán, and Tlacotalpan)
Archdiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa, México (Alvarado, Boca del Rio, Cotaxtla, Ignacio de la Llave, Jamapa, La Antigua, Manlio F. Altamirano, Medellín, Paso de Ovejas, Puente Nacional, Soledad de Doblado, Tierra Blanca, Tlalixcoyan, Ursulo Galván, and Veracruz)
Territory LostDiocese of Veracruz, México Erected
9 JunArchdiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa, México Name ChangedArchdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México Name Changed
9 JunArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Mogi das Cruzes, Arujá, Ferraz de Vasconcellos, Guararema, Guarulhos, Itaquaquecetuba, Poá, and Suzano)
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Igaratá, Salesopólis, and Santa Isabel)
Territory LostDiocese of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
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