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The Year of Our Lord 1962

Diocese Events

July to December


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2 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
2 JulArchdiocese of Calcutta, India (Dhanbad, Purulia, and Eastern half of Singbhum)
Archdiocese of Ranchi, India (Western half of Singbhum)
Territory LostDiocese of Jamshedpur, India Erected
2 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
2 JulDiocese of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Mahagi and Aru) Territory LostDiocese of Mahagi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
2 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Yola, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Yola, Nigeria Elevated
9 JulDiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar (Parishes of Yado, Momblaw, and Pradon) Territory LostDiocese of Toungoo, Myanmar Territory Added
21 JulDiocese of Granada, Nicaragua (Chontales and Rio San Juan) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Juigalpa, Nicaragua Erected
21 JulArchdiocese of Panamá (Los Santos and Herrera) Territory LostDiocese of Chitré, Panama Erected
21 JulArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil (Feira de Santana, Santaluz, Conceiçâo do Coite, Serrinha, Riachäo do Jacuîpe, Irara, Coraçâo de Maria, Sâo Gonçalo dos Campos, Conceiçâ da Feira, Serra Prêta, Santo Estêvâo, Tanquinho , Valente, Aracus, Conceiçâo do Jacuípe, and Amelia Rodríguez) Territory LostDiocese of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil Erected
21 JulArchdiocese of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil (Paraíiaguá, Antonina, Adrianople, Bocaiuva do Sul, Campina Grande do Sul, Cerro Azul, Guaraqueçaba, Guaratuba, and Morretes) Territory LostDiocese of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil Erected
21 JulDiocese of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil (Santa Cruz Cabrália, Porto Seguro, Prado, Alcobaça, Caravelas, Mucuri, Itanhém, and Medeiros Neto) Territory LostDiocese of Caravelas, Brazil Erected
22 JulDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil (Oarinhanha, Cocos, Coribe, Correntina, Paratinga, Santa Maria da Vitoria, Santana, and Portions of Bom Iesus da Lapa)
Diocese of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil (Portions of Bom Iesus da Lapa)
Territory LostDiocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, Brazil Erected
22 JulDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil (Casa Nova, Juàzeiro, Pilao Arcado, Remanso, and Sento Sé)
Diocese of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil (Curaca)
Territory LostDiocese of Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil Erected
3 AugArchdiocese of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique (Inhambane) Territory LostDiocese of Inhambane, Mozambique Erected
8 AugVicariate Apostolic of Alaska, USA ElevatedDiocese of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA Elevated
8 AugArchdiocese of Calcutta, India (Part of Darjeeling)
Prefecture Apostolic of Sikkim, India
ElevatedDiocese of Darjeeling, India Elevated
8 AugArchdiocese of Calcutta, India (Parts of Purnea and Santal Parganas (Bihar))
Prefecture Apostolic of Malda, India
ElevatedDiocese of Dumka, India Elevated
24 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Lac Moero, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
17 OctDiocese of David, Panama (Bocas del Toro) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro, Panama Erected
19 OctArchdiocese of Delhi, India (Districts Hissar and Bathinda (in the State of Punjab)) Territory LostDiocese of Simla, India Territory Added
26 OctVicariate Apostolic of Barrancabermeja, Colombia (Tamalameque, La Gloria, and Gamarra and portions of Aguachica and Rio de Oro)
Diocese of Santa Marta, Colombia (Ocaña, La Playa, Ábrego, Bucarasica, Villa Caro, and González and portions of EI Carmen, Convención, Teorama, San Calixto, Hacarí, Rio de Oro, Aguachica, and Sardinata)
Territory LostDiocese of Ocaña, Colombia Erected
27 OctVicariate Apostolic of Barrancabermeja, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Barrancabermeja, Colombia Elevated
29 OctArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Parish of Lithgow) Territory LostDiocese of Bathurst, Australia Territory Added
30 OctArchdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Viana, Cajapio, Sao Vicente Ferrer, São Joâo Batista, Penalva, Matinha, Oajari, Monaco, Pindaré-Mirim, and Santa Luzia) Territory LostDiocese of Viana, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
12 NovArchdiocese of Onitsha, Nigeria (Awgu, Udi, and Nsukka) Territory LostDiocese of Enugu, Nigeria Erected
12 NovDiocese of Eshowe, South Africa (Hlabisa and Portions of Ubombo)
Diocese of Manzini, eSwatini (Ingwavuma and Portions of Ubombo)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa Erected
26 NovDiocese of Huaraz, Peru (Santa and Portions of Casma) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Chimbote, Peru Erected
15 DecDiocese of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon), France
Territorial Abbey of Cluny, France
UnitedDiocese of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France United
17 DecDiocese of León en Nicaragua (Esteli, Madriz, and Nueva Segovia) Territory LostDiocese of Esteli, Nicaragua Erected
27 DecTerritorial Abbey of Pietersburg, South Africa (Soutpansberg, Lataba, and Sibasa) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Louis Trichardt, South Africa Erected

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