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The Year of Our Lord 1979

Diocese Events

July to December


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3 JulArchdiocese of Corrientes, Argentina (Ituzaingó, Santo Tomé, and General Alvear)
Diocese of Goya, Argentina (San Martín and Paso de los Libres)
Territory LostDiocese of Santo Tomé, Argentina Erected
4 JulDiocese of Sambalpur, India (Sundargarh) Territory LostDiocese of Rourkela, India Erected
20 JulNunciature to Jamaica, Antilles Established
27 JulNunciature to Bahamas, Antilles Established
20 AugArchdiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela (Caroni and Andrés Eloy Blanco in Piar) Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela Erected
22 AugDiocese of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabar), India (Christ the King at Kaiagiri) Territory LostDiocese of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabar), India Territory Added
25 AugNunciature to Gambia and Sierra Leone SplitDelegation to Sierra Leone
Nunciature to Gambia
Split
29 AugTerritorial Prelature of Choluteca, Honduras ElevatedDiocese of Choluteca, Honduras Elevated
27 SepDiocese of Oudtshoorn, South Africa (Calvinia and Williston) Territory LostDiocese of Keimoes, South Africa Territory Added
15 OctTerritorial Abbey of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy (Castellabate, Santa Maria di Castellabate, S. Antonio al Lago, S. Marco, Ogliastro Marina, Agnone Cilento, Capograssi, Casalvelino, Marina di Casalvelino, S. Bardara, Matonti, Serramezzana, S. Mango Cilento, S. Lucia Cilento, and Perdifumo) Territory LostDiocese of Vallo di Lucania, Italy Territory Added
15 OctTerritorial Abbey of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy (S. Pietro di Polla, S. Benedetto di Polla, and Pertosa) Territory LostDiocese of Diano-Teggiano, Italy Territory Added
15 OctTerritorial Abbey of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy (S. Giovanni Battista, La Madonna del Ponte, and S. Potito) Territory LostDiocese of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy Territory Added
15 OctDiocese of Cava e Sarno, Italy (Corpo di Cava, S. Caesareo, and Dragonea) Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy Territory Added
15 OctArchdiocese of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy (Casali and Materdomini) Territory LostDiocese of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy Territory Added
15 OctTerritorial Abbey of Montevergine, Italy (S. Martino, S. Gennaro and S. Michele Arcangelo in S. Martino Sannita) Territory LostArchdiocese of Benevento, Italy Territory Added
15 OctTerritorial Abbey of Montevergine, Italy (S. Maria Assunta in the Ponticelli Valley and part of S. Maria Assunta in Cielo in Torrette di Mercogliano in Avellino) Territory LostDiocese of Avellino, Italy Territory Added
15 OctDiocese of Avellino, Italy (Summonte)
Archdiocese of Benevento, Italy (S. Angelo a Scala)
Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Montevergine, Italy Territory Added
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil Elevated
16 OctTerritorial Prelature of Carolina, Maranhão, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Carolina, Maranhão, 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, Maranhão, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Pinheiro, Maranhão, 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, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of 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
16 OctDiocese of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil (from Curitiba to Cascavel)
Diocese of Palmas, Brazil (from Curitiba to Cascavel)
Diocese of Toledo, Parana, Brazil (from Curitiba to Cascavel)
Metropolitan Changed
16 OctDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil (from Londrina to Maringá)
Diocese of Paranavaí, Parana, Brazil (from Londrina to Maringá)
Diocese of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil (from Londrina to Maringá)
Metropolitan Changed
3 NovArchdiocese of Besançon, France (Le Doubs with le Pays de Montbéliard, Belfort, La Haute-Saône with the canton of Héricourt) Territory LostDiocese of Belfort-Montbéliard, France Erected
5 NovDiocese of Cotabato, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Cotabato, Philippines Elevated
5 NovArchdiocese of Davao, Philippines (Davao del Sur) Territory LostDiocese of Digos, Philippines Erected
5 NovTerritorial Prelature of Kidapawan, Philippines (from Davao) Metropolitan Changed
5 NovTerritorial Prelature of Marbel, Philippines (from Davao) Metropolitan Changed
15 NovDiocese of Meißen (Meissen), Germany Name ChangedDiocese of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany Name Changed
13 DecTerritorial Prelature of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil (Pequizeiro and Itaporã de Goiás) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Miracema do Norte, Goias, Brazil Territory Added
24 DecArchdiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines (Alicia, Buug, Ipil, Kabasalan, Mabuhay, Malangas, Margosatubig, Siay, and Subanipa) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Ipil, Philippines Erected

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