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The Year of Our Lord 1965

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownMission Society of the Philippines Founded
unknownDelegation to Central-Western Africa Established
unknownDelegation to Jerusalem and Palestine (Israel, Jordan, Cyprus), Palestine Name ChangedDelegation to Jerusalem and Palestine Name Changed
11 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Bhagalpur, India ElevatedDiocese of Bhagalpur, India Elevated
25 JanDiocese of Meru, Kenya (Eastern Part of Marsabit) Territory LostDiocese of Marsabit, Kenya Territory Added
26 JanDiocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Name Changed
26 JanDiocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland (Grand Saconnex) Territory LostDiocese of Belley, France Territory Added
26 JanDiocese of Belley, France (Part of Ferney-Voltaire) Territory LostDiocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland Territory Added
2 FebDiocese of Mondovi, Italy (Saint John the Baptist in Nasino) Territory LostDiocese of Albenga, Italy Territory Added
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Gran Madre di Dio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Annunciazione della Beata Vergine Maria a Via Ardeatina Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santi Angeli Custodi a Città Giardino Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Cristo Re Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Camillo de Lellis Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Croce in via Flaminia Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Maria Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Bosco in via Tuscolana Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Girolamo della Carità a Via Giulia Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Leone I Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Liberatrice a Monte Testaccio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Michele Arcangelo Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora del Sacro Cuore Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Nome di Gesù Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of San Patrizio Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Santi Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Regina Apostolorum Established
5 FebCardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi Established
6 FebCongregation of the Legionaries of Christ Decretum Laudis
8 FebSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy Territory Added
12 FebArchdiocese of Morelia, Michoacán, México (Villa Escalante or Santa Clara and Villa Madero) Territory LostDiocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México Territory Added
15 FebDiocese of Patna, India (from Calcutta) Metropolitan Changed
27 FebDelegation to Northern Africa Established
27 FebDelegation to Libya Established
4 MarDiocese of Fiesole, Italy (Parts of Vicchiomaggio) Territory LostArchdiocese of Firenze {Florence}, Italy Territory Added
17 MarDiocese of Ibarra, Ecuador (Carchi) Territory LostDiocese of Tulcán, Ecuador Erected
22 MarArchdiocese of Blantyre, Malawi (Chikwawa and Port Herald) Territory LostDiocese of Chikwawa, Malawi Erected
22 MarDiocese of Gulu, Uganda (Karamoja) Territory LostDiocese of Moroto, Uganda Erected
22 MarVicariate Apostolic of Ubon, Thailand (Nakhon Ratchasima, Buriram, and Chaiyaphum) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand Erected
22 MarDiocese of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South) (Won Seong, Yeong Wol, Sam Cheok, Jeong Seong, and Ul-jin) Territory LostDiocese of Wonju, Korea (South) Erected
3 AprDelegation to Central Africa Established
9 AprSecretariat for Non-Believers, Roman Curia Established
30 AprFratelli di San Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo Decretum Laudis
5 MayDiocese of Kabba, Nigeria Name ChangedDiocese of Lokoja, Nigeria Name Changed
15 MayDelegation to Eastern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Zambia Established
28 MayDiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain (Surrey and Sussex) Territory LostDiocese of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great Britain Erected
28 MayDiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain Elevated
7 JunArchdiocese of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Hanna Parish and Delia Mission) Territory LostDiocese of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Territory Added
14 JunArchdiocese of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Braúnas, Itambé do Mato Dentro, Morro do Pilar, Passabém, Santo Antonio do Rio Abaixo, and Sâo Sebastiâo do Rio Preto)
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Alvinópolis, Antonio Dias, Bela Vista de Minas, Belo Oriente, Bom Jesus do Amparo, Coronel Fabriciano, Dionisio, Ferros, Itabira, Ipatinga, Jaguaraçu, Joanésia, Joao Monlevade, Marliéria, Mesquita, Nova Era, Rio Piracicaba, Santa Maria do Itabira, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Itabira, Brazil Erected
19 JunDelegation to Eastern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Kenya Established
24 JunApostolic Administration of Loreto, Italy ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Loreto, Italy Elevated
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Mendi, Papua New Guinea ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mendi, Papua New Guinea Elevated
6 JulArchdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon (Mbam) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bafia, Cameroon Erected
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Dapango, Togo ElevatedDiocese of Dapango, Togo Elevated
6 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kaolack, Senegal ElevatedDiocese of Kaolack, Senegal Elevated
10 JulDiocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA (Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo, and Starr) Territory LostDiocese of Brownsville, Texas, USA Erected
18 JulInstitute of Schönstatt Fathers Founded
20 JulArchdiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile (Tucapel and Quillón) Territory LostDiocese of Chillán, Chile Territory Added
21 JulDiocese of Antofagasta, Chile
Diocese of Iquique, Chile
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Calama, Chile (Departamento El Loa and Distrito de Pampa Union) Erected
23 JulDiocese of Calabozo, Venezuela
Archdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela
Territory LostDiocese of Barinas, Venezuela (Barinas) Erected
23 JulDiocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela (Miranda, Bolivar, Baralt, and Sucre within Zulia) Territory LostDiocese of Cabimas, Venezuela Erected
23 JulArchdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela (Miranda (except Sucre)) Territory LostDiocese of Los Teques, Venezuela Erected
28 JulDiocese of Eldoret, Kenya (Western part of Nyandarua) Territory LostDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Territory Added
28 JulDiocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium (Kapelle-S. Petri, Bever-Akrenbos, Bever-S. Martini) Territory LostArchdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium Territory Added
28 JulArchdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium (Vert-Chemin, Warresaix) Territory LostDiocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium Territory Added
9 AugVicariate Apostolic of Fernando Poo, Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni and the Islands of: Coriseo, Elobey Grande, and Elobey Chico) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Río Muni, Equatorial Guinea Erected
9 AugDiocese of Fort Portal, Uganda
Archdiocese of Rubaga, Uganda
Territory LostDiocese of Hoima, Uganda (Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara) Erected
24 AugArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Belmont, Lake Macquarie, Morisset, Swansea, and Toronto) Territory LostDiocese of Maitland, Australia Territory Added
5 SepEparchy of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite) ElevatedArcheparchy of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite) Elevated
15 SepSynod of Bishops, Roman Curia Established
11 OctDiocese of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, Portugal (Maria Gomes, Travessa, and Porto de Lage) Territory LostDiocese of Coimbra, Portugal Territory Added
12 OctArchdiocese of Washington, District of Columbia, USA (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
12 OctTerritorial Prelature of Virgin Islands, USA (from San Juan de Puerto Rico) Metropolitan Changed
14 OctVicariate Apostolic of Guam, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
14 OctDiocese of Johannesburg, South Africa (Bloemhof, Cristiana, Coligny, Delareyville, Klerksdorp, Lichtenburg, Potchefstroom, Schwaizer Reneke, Ventersdorp, and Wolmaransstad) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Western Transvaal, South Africa Erected
14 OctArchdiocese of Saigon, Viet Nam (Bien-Huoa, Long-Khanh, and Phuoc-Thuy) Territory LostDiocese of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam Erected
14 OctArchdiocese of Saigon, Viet Nam (Phuoc-Thanh, Binh-Duong, Tay-Mnh, and Bin-Long) Territory LostDiocese of Phú Cường, Viet Nam Erected
25 OctDiocese of Ascoli Piceno, Italy (Amatrice, San Lorenzo a Flaviano, and Accumoli) Territory LostDiocese of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy Territory Added
17 NovDiocese of Teramo, Italy (Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption into Heaven and St. Paul the Apostle (both in Monsampolo del Tronto)) Territory LostDiocese of Ascoli Piceno, Italy Territory Added
17 NovDiocese of Ascoli Piceno, Italy (Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption into Heaven and of Saint John the Baptist (both in Leofara) and Macchia da Sole in Vallecastellana) Territory LostDiocese of Teramo, Italy Territory Added
3 DecEparchy of Hassaké (Syrian), Syria ElevatedArcheparchy of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), Syria Elevated
3 DecEparchy of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt Erected
7 DecCongregation of the Holy Office, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Roman Curia Name Changed
7 DecNunciature to Indonesia (to Nunciature) Elevated
15 DecNunciature to Malta Established
16 DecDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil (Manoel Ribas, Pitanga, and Palmital)
Diocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil (Càndido de Abreu, Cruz Macbado, Guarapuava, Inácio Martins, Pinhao, and Prudentópolis)
Diocese of Toledo, Parana, Brazil (Laranjeiras do Sul)
Territory LostDiocese of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil Erected
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand ElevatedArchdiocese of Bangkok, Thailand Elevated
18 DecArchdiocese of Bangui, Central African Republic Territory LostDiocese of Bambari, Central African Republic Erected
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Chantaburi, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Chantaburi, Thailand Elevated
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Chieng-Mai, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Chieng-Mai, Thailand Elevated
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand Elevated
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Mauritania) Territory LostDiocese of Nouakchott, Mauritania Erected
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Rajaburi, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Bangnokhuek, Thailand Elevated
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand ElevatedArchdiocese of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand Elevated
18 DecVicariate Apostolic of Ubon, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Ubon, Thailand Elevated
18 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Udonthani, Thailand ElevatedDiocese of Udonthani, Thailand Elevated
27 DecNunciature to Pakistan (to Nunciature) Elevated

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