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The Year of Our Lord 1969

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownCongregation of Rites, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Causes of Saints, Roman Curia Name Changed
31 JanTerritorial Prelature of El Oro, Ecuador Territory LostDiocese of Machala, Ecuador Erected
6 FebTerritorial Abbey of Peramiho, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Songea, Tanzania Name Changed
6 FebArchdiocese of Dakar, Senegal Territory LostDiocese of Thiès, Senegal Erected
6 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Weetebula, Indonesia ElevatedDiocese of Weetebula, Indonesia Elevated
21 FebEparchy of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA Erected
21 FebEparchy of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA ElevatedArcheparchy of Munhall (Ruthenian), USA Elevated
6 MarMilitary Ordinariate of Australia, Military Erected
11 AprInternational Theological Commission, Roman Curia Erected
25 AprVicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Alto Sinú, Colombia Elevated
25 AprArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Magangué, Colombia Erected
25 AprArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Sincelejo, Colombia Erected
25 AprVicariate Apostolic of Valledupar, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Valledupar, Colombia Elevated
25 AprDiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia Elevated
25 AprDiocese of Sukarnapura, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Djajapura, Indonesia Name Changed
25 AprTerritorial Prelature of Malaybalay, Philippines Erected
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Santa Chiara a Vigna Clara Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Sacro Cuore di Gesù agonizzante a Vitinia Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Felice da Cantalice a Centocelle Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Battista Decollato Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Gesù Divin Lavoratore Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Gesù Divin Maestro alla Pineta Sacchetti Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Gregorio VII Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Immacolata al Tiburtino Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Luca a Via Prenestina Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Consolatrice al Tiburtino Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria della Salute a Primavalle Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Madre della Providenza a Monte Verde Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Natività di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo a Via Gallia Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora de La Salette Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte Mario Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Ognissanti in Via Appia Nuova Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Pio X alla Balduina Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of Santi Protomartiri a Via Aurelia Antica Established
29 AprCardinal Titular Church of San Roberto Bellarmino Established
29 AprPriestly Society of St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo Approbation
8 MayCongregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia Territory LostCongregation for Divine Worship, Roman Curia Erected
9 MayArchdiocese of Guatemala Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Escuintla, Guatemala Erected
13 MayTerritorial Prelature of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
Territorial Prelature of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil
Territorial Prelature of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil Erected
27 MayTerritorial Prelature of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil Name Changed
29 MayArchdiocese of Merauke, Indonesia Territory LostDiocese of Agats, Indonesia Erected
29 MayArchdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
Diocese of Wonju, Korea (South)
Territory LostDiocese of Andong, Korea (South) Erected
29 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Ilorin, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Ilorin, Nigeria Elevated
29 MayArchdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria Erected
29 MayArchdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Machakos, Kenya Erected
29 MayArchdiocese of Libreville, Gabon Territory LostDiocese of Oyem, Gabon Erected
29 MayDiocese of Zomba, Malawi Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston, Malawi Erected
24 JunDiocese of Osaka, Japan ElevatedArchdiocese of Osaka, Japan Elevated
26 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Haflong, India ElevatedDiocese of Silchar, India Elevated
26 JunDiocese of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
Archdiocese of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Territory LostDiocese of Kaya, Burkina Faso Erected
26 JunDiocese of Ratburi, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Ratchaburi, Thailand Name Changed
26 JunDiocese of Shillong, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Gauhati-Shillong, India Elevated
26 JunDiocese of Ratburi, Thailand Territory LostDiocese of Surat Thani, Thailand Erected
28 JunDiocese of Mobile-Birmingham, Alabama, USA SplitDiocese of Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Diocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA
Split
28 JunDiocese of Tucson, Arizona, USA Territory LostDiocese of Phoenix, Arizona, USA Erected
2 JulDiocese of Chantaburi, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Chanthaburi, Thailand Name Changed
2 JulDiocese of Chieng-Mai, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Chiang Mai, Thailand Name Changed
2 JulDiocese of Nakhorn-Sawan, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Nakhon Sawan, Thailand Name Changed
2 JulDiocese of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Name Changed
2 JulDiocese of Udonthani, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Udon Thani, Thailand Name Changed
2 JulDiocese of Ubon, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand Name Changed
18 JulDiocese of Cumaná, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Margarita, Venezuela Erected
18 JulDiocese of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
Diocese of Morón, Argentina
Territory LostDiocese of San Justo, Argentina Erected
27 JulDiocese of Rijeka (-Opatija), Croatia
Diocese of Senj (-Modruš), Croatia
UnitedArchdiocese of Rijeka-Senj, Croatia United
27 JulDiocese of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia ElevatedArchdiocese of Split-Makarska, Croatia Elevated
9 AugDiocese of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, USA SplitDiocese of Dallas, Texas, USA
Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Split
8 SepDiocese of Catamarca, Argentina
Archdiocese of Salta, Argentina
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Cafayate, Argentina Erected
8 SepDiocese of Jujuy, Argentina Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Humahuaca, Argentina Erected
2 OctTitular See of Prisriana
Diocese of Skopje, Macedonia
UnitedDiocese of Skopje-Prizren, Macedonia United
15 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Neghelli, Ethiopia Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Awasa, Ethiopia Name Changed
16 OctNunciature to Canada Elevated
24 OctDiocese of Karema, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Sumbawanga, Tanzania Name Changed
19 NovTerritorial Prelature of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic ElevatedDiocese of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic Elevated
20 NovArchdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana Territory LostDiocese of Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana Erected
20 DecTerritorial Prelature of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Marabá, Para, Brazil Name Changed

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