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The Year of Our Lord 1984

Diocese Events

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2 JanPontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia Name Changed
10 JanDelegation to United States of America ElevatedNunciature to United States of America Elevated
3 FebApostolic Administration of El Petén, Guatemala ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of El Petén, Guatemala Elevated
3 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Garissa, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Garissa, Kenya Elevated
16 FebDiocese of Tagum, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Mati, Philippines Erected
16 FebDiocese of Cabanatuan, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of San Jose, Philippines Erected
28 FebDiocese of Resistencia, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of Resistencia, Argentina Elevated
8 MarDiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedArchdiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
14 MarDiocese of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México Territory LostDiocese of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México Erected
29 MarDiocese of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
Diocese of Facatativá, Colombia
Archdiocese of Manizales, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia Erected
5 AprCongregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship, Roman Curia SplitCongregation of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
Congregation for Divine Worship, Roman Curia
9 AprDiocese of Lucena, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Gumaca, Philippines Erected
13 MayDiocese of Leiria, Portugal Name ChangedDiocese of Leiria-Fátima, Portugal Name Changed
4 JunDiocese of Beira, Mozambique ElevatedArchdiocese of Beira, Mozambique Elevated
4 JunDiocese of Nampula, Mozambique ElevatedArchdiocese of Nampula, Mozambique Elevated
10 JunDiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Turks and Caicos, Antilles Erected
16 JunArchdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA
Diocese of Orlando, Florida, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Palm Beach, Florida, USA Erected
16 JunArchdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA
Diocese of Orlando, Florida, USA
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Venice, Florida, USA Erected
19 JunDiocese of Varanasi, India Territory LostDiocese of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
22 JunArchdiocese of Ranchi, India Territory LostDiocese of Port Blair, India Erected
2 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador Elevated
2 JulPrefecture Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador Elevated
2 JulArchdiocese of Luanda, Angola Territory LostDiocese of Cabinda, Angola Erected
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Arauca, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Arauca, Colombia Elevated
27 JulNunciature to Seychelles Established
11 AugArchdiocese of Pamplona (-Tudela), Spain Name ChangedArchdiocese of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain Name Changed
11 AugDiocese of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Teruel y Albarracín, Spain Name Changed
1 SepApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Melkite Greek) ElevatedEparchy of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada Elevated
1 SepNunciature to Saint Lucia, Antilles Established
9 OctDiocese of São José do Grajaú, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Grajaú, Maranhão, Brazil Name Changed
14 OctHeralds of Good News Founded
3 NovDiocese of Toluca, México, México Territory LostDiocese of Atlacomulco, México, México Erected
6 NovPatriarchal Exarchate of Damas (Armenian), Syria Erected
7 NovDiocese of Uije, Angola Territory LostDiocese of Mbanza Congo, Angola Erected
8 NovArchdiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) Territory LostDiocese of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
8 NovDiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania Territory LostDiocese of Geita, Tanzania Erected
3 DecDiocese of Ajmer and Jaipur, India Territory LostDiocese of Udaipur, India Erected
21 DecNunciature to São Tomé and Príncipe Established


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