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The Year of Our Lord 1979

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
8 JanTerritorial Prelature of Huautla, Oaxaca, México Territory LostDiocese of Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, México Erected
8 JanArchdiocese of Santiago de Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Holguín, Cuba Erected
5 FebDiocese of Tlalnepantla, México, México
Diocese of Texcoco, México, México
Territory LostDiocese of Cuautitlán, México, México Erected
5 FebDiocese of Texcoco, México, México Territory LostDiocese of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México Erected
3 MarVicariate Apostolic of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria ElevatedDiocese of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria Elevated
15 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Awasa, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Awasa, Ethiopia Elevated
28 MarVicariate Apostolic of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Tromsø, Norway Elevated
28 MarVicariate Apostolic of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Trondheim, Norway Elevated
4 AprArchdiocese of Cosenza, Italy
Diocese of San Marco e Bisignano, Italy
UnitedArchdiocese of Cosenza e Bisignano, Italy United
4 AprDiocese of San Marco e Bisignano, Italy SplitDiocese of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy Split
4 AprDiocese of Cariati, Italy
Archdiocese of Rossano, Italy
UnitedArchdiocese of Rossano e Cariati, Italy United
18 AprTerritorial Prelature of Rubiataba, Goias, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil Name Changed
28 AprDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
Diocese of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil Erected
30 AprArchdiocese of Capua, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Capua, Italy (became a suffragan) Elevated
30 AprDiocese of Foggia, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Foggia, Italy Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of Manfredonia (e Vieste), Italy (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
30 AprArchdiocese of Sorrento, Italy (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
3 MayVicariate Apostolic of Caroline and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedDiocese of Carolines-Marshalls, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
16 MayDiocese of Silva Porto, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Kwito-Bié, Angola Name Changed
16 MayDiocese of Luso, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Lwena, Angola Name Changed
16 MayDiocese of Serpa Pinto, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Menongue, Angola Name Changed
16 MayDiocese of Pereira de Eça, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Ondjiva, Angola Name Changed
16 MayDiocese of Henrique de Carvalho, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Saurimo, Angola Name Changed
16 MayDiocese of Carmona e São Salvador, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Uije, Angola Name Changed
21 MayDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil Erected
1 JunDiocese of Itabira, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil Name Changed
1 JunDiocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan Name ChangedDiocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Pakistan Name Changed
10 JunDiocese of Oppido Mamertina, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy Name Changed
22 JunSons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Missionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
UnitedComboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus United
3 JulArchdiocese of Corrientes, Argentina
Diocese of Goya, Argentina
Territory LostDiocese of Santo Tomé, Argentina Erected
4 JulDiocese of Sambalpur, India Territory LostDiocese of Rourkela, India Erected
20 AugArchdiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela Erected
29 AugTerritorial Prelature of Choluteca, Honduras ElevatedDiocese of Choluteca, Honduras Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Carolina, Maranho, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Carolina, Maranho, Brazil Elevated
16 OctDiocese of Cascavel, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Cascavel, Parana, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Formosa, Goias, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Formosa, Goias, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Guamá, Para, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Guamá, Para, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Marabá, Para, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Marabá, Para, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Para, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil Elevated
16 OctDiocese of Maringá, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Maringá, Parana, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Pinheiro, Maranho, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Pinheiro, Maranho, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Ponta de Pedras, Para, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Ponta de Pedras, Para, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Santarém, Para, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Santarém, Para, Brazil Elevated
3 NovArchdiocese of Besançon, France Territory LostDiocese of Belfort-Montbéliard, France Erected
5 NovDiocese of Cotabato, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Cotabato, Philippines Elevated
5 NovArchdiocese of Davao, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Digos, Philippines Erected
15 NovDiocese of Meißen (Meissen), Germany Name ChangedDiocese of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany Name Changed
24 DecArchdiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Ipil, Philippines Erected

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