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The Year of Our Lord 1984

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownOrden de los Hermanos de Belén Restored
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
14 JanVicariate Apostolic of Military, USA ElevatedMilitary Ordinariate of United States of America, Military Elevated
20 JanDiocese of Rumbek, South Sudan (Maridi and Iba) Territory LostDiocese of Tombura, Sudan Territory Added
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
9 FebDiocese of Palmas, Brazil (General Carneiro and Bituruna) Territory LostDiocese of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil Territory Added
16 FebDiocese of Tagum, Philippines (Davao Oriental) Territory LostDiocese of Mati, Philippines Erected
16 FebDiocese of Cabanatuan, Philippines (Oarranglan, Cuyapo, Guimba, Licab, Llanera, Lupao, Munoz, Nampicuan, Pantabangan, Quezon, Rizal, Santo Domingo, Talugtog, and San José City) Territory LostDiocese of San Jose, Philippines Erected
28 FebDiocese of Resistencia, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of Resistencia, Argentina Elevated
28 FebDiocese of Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, Argentina (from Corrientes) Metropolitan Changed
28 FebDiocese of Formosa, Argentina (from Corrientes) Metropolitan Changed
8 MarDiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedArchdiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
8 MarDiocese of Carolines-Marshalls, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) (Suva) Metropolitan Changed
14 MarDiocese of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México (Coatzacoalcos, Cosoleacaque, Ixhuatlan del Sureste, Hidalgotitlan, Minatitlan, Moloacan, Las Choapas, Pajapan, and Zaragoza) Territory LostDiocese of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México Erected
19 MarArchdiocese of Camerino, Italy (S. Stefano in Villa S. Stefano, Ss. Salvatore in Valcarecce, S. Michele Arcangelo in Castello, S. Giorgio in Castreccioni, S. Nicolò in Moscosi) Territory LostDiocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy Territory Added
19 MarArchdiocese of Camerino, Italy (S. Michele Arcangelo in Casamontanara, S. Donnino in S. Donnino, S. Michele Arcangelo in Rocchetta, S. Gregorio in Colleponi, S. Michele Arcangelo in Murazzano, and S. Pietro Apostolo in Scorzano) Territory LostDiocese of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy (Saints Giovanni Battista from Pietro Apostolo in Appignano) Territory LostDiocese of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy (S. Donato, S. Antonio a Osterianova) Territory LostDiocese of Recanati, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Recanati, Italy (S. Stefano Protomartire, Ss. Annunziata in Crocette, S. Pietro Apostolo in S. Agostino, S. Antonio da Padova, along with San Rocco) Territory LostDiocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy (S. Pietro Apostolo in Sassoferrato, S. Fecondino in Sassoferrato, S. Giovanni in Cabernardi, Ss. Giovanni Ev. from Ermete in Castagna, S. Croce in Casal vento, S. Bartholomew Ap. in Castiglioni, Nativity di Maria Ss. in Catobagli, S. Maria Assunta in ...) Territory LostDiocese of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy (St. Bartholomew Mart. in Percozzone) Territory LostDiocese of Cagli e Pergola, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy (St. Stephen Prot. in Caudino, Immacolata Concezione in Costa (in Arcevia)) Territory LostDiocese of Senigallia, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy (S. Maria Assunta in Sefro, S. Biagio Mart. from Sorti (in Sefro); S. Mauro Ab. in Copogna, S. Lorenzo Mart. from Dignano, S. Martino V. di Serravalle-Castello (in Serravalle); S. Maria della Spina in Poggio Sorifa, Ss. Martino e Carlo a Laverino (in Fiumi) Territory LostArchdiocese of Camerino, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Città di Castello, Italy (S. Martino in Apecchio, S. Stefano in Baciocheto, Ss. Quirico from Giulitta in Caselle, S. Maria della Cella, S. Paolo in Fagnille, S. Stefano in Osteria Nuova, S. Martino del Piano, S. Lorenzo in Sessaglia (in Apecchio), and S. Andrea di Sorbello) Territory LostDiocese of Cortona, Italy Territory Added
19 MarDiocese of Norcia, Italy (S. Maria-Collegiate in Visso, Ss. Giovanni e Fortunato in Aschio, S. Pietro in Chiusita, S. Stefano in Croce, S. Maria e S. Salvatore in Cupi, S. Maria Assunta in Fematre, S. Lorenzo in Riofreddo, S. Maria in Mevale , S. Marco in Orvano, S. Andrea in...) Territory LostArchdiocese of Camerino, Italy Territory Added
29 MarDiocese of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
Diocese of Facatativá, Colombia (Chaguaní, Guaduas, La Palma, Caparrapí, Yacopí, and Puerto Salgar)
Archdiocese of Manizales, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia (Puerto Boyacá, Puerto Triunfo, La Dorada, Samaná, Victoria, Marquetalia, Pennsylvania, and Manzanares along with Corregimiento de Montebonito and Inspection de Policía de San Miguel) Erected
5 AprCongregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship, Roman Curia SplitCongregation of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
Congregation for Divine Worship, Roman Curia
Split
9 AprDiocese of Lucena, Philippines (Eastern region of Quezon and the island named Alabat) 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
4 JunDiocese of Tete, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
4 JunDiocese of Quelimane, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
4 JunDiocese of Lichinga, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
4 JunDiocese of Pemba, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
10 JunDiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Turks and Caicos, Antilles Erected
16 JunArchdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA (Palm Beach and Martin)
Diocese of Orlando, Florida, USA (St. Lucie, Okeechobee, and Martin)
Territory LostDiocese of Palm Beach, Florida, USA Erected
16 JunArchdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA (Collier, Glades, and Hendry)
Diocese of Orlando, Florida, USA (Highlands)
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA (Charlotte, De Soto, Hardee, Lee, Manatee, and Sarasota)
Territory LostDiocese of Venice, Florida, USA Erected
19 JunDiocese of Varanasi, India (Gorakhpur, Basti, and Deoria) Territory LostDiocese of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
22 JunArchdiocese of Ranchi, India (Andamans and Nicobar Islands) 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 (Cabinda) 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
15 SepArchdiocese of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy (S. Lorenzo Mart. in Cerredolo and S. Michele Arcangelo in Massa Toano (in Toano)) Territory LostDiocese of Reggio Emilia, Italy Territory Added
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 Cuautitlán, México, México (Chapa de Mota and Villa del Carbon)
Diocese of Toluca, México, México (Atlacomulco, Acambay, Aculeo, El Oro, Ixtlahuaca, Jilotepec, Jiquipilco, Jocotitlán, Morelos, from the diocese of Toluca. Polotitlán, San Felipe del Progreso, Soyaniquilpan, Temascalcingo, and Timilplan)
Territory LostDiocese of Atlacomulco, México, México Erected
6 NovPatriarchal Exarchate of Damas (Armenian), Syria Erected
7 NovDiocese of Uije, Angola (Zaire) Territory LostDiocese of Mbanza Congo, Angola Erected
8 NovArchdiocese of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania) (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) Territory LostDiocese of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
8 NovDiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania (Geita and Sengerema) Territory LostDiocese of Geita, Tanzania Erected
3 DecDiocese of Ajmer and Jaipur, India (Bhilwara, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, and Manswara (in Rajasthan) along with tehsil of Thandla in Madhya Pradesh) Territory LostDiocese of Udaipur, India Erected
21 DecNunciature to São Tomé and Príncipe Established

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