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The Year of Our Lord 1992

Diocese Events

January to June


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DateFromTo
unknownPatriarchal Vicariate of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek) ElevatedPatriarchal Exarchate of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek) Elevated
unknownPatriarchal Vicariate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine ElevatedPatriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine Elevated
unknownChemin Neuf Institute Founded
unknownDiocese of Tuy-Vigo, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Tui-Vigo, Spain Name Changed
4 JanDiocese of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México (Tlapa, Alcozauca, Alpoyeca, Atlamajalcingo dei Monte, Atlixtąc, Copanatoyac, Cualąc, Huamuxtitląn, Malinaltepec, Metlatonoc, Olinalą, Tlacoapa, Tlalixtaquilla, Xalpatelahuac, Xochihuehuetląn, and Zapotitląn Tablas) Territory LostDiocese of Tlapa, Guerrero, México Erected
8 FebNunciature to Croatia Established
8 FebNunciature to Slovenia Established
8 FebNunciature to Ukraine Established
28 FebDiocese of Presidencia Roque Sįenz Peńa, Argentina Name ChangedDiocese of San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sįenz Peńa, Argentina Name Changed
6 MarDiocese of Bouaké, Cōte d’Ivoire (Yamussukro) Territory LostDiocese of Yamoussoukro, Cōte d’Ivoire Erected
11 MarDelegation to Southern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Swaziland Established
19 MarMissionaries of the Divine Redeemer Approbation
25 MarDiocese of Katowice, Poland (Bielsko-Centrum, Bielsko-Zachód, Cieszyn, Czechowice, Istebna, Skoczów, Strumień, and Wisła)
Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland (Andrychów, Biała, Kety, Oświęcim, Żywiec I, and Żywiec II)
Territory LostDiocese of Bielsko-Żywiec, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland (Dobry (from Orneta); Miłomłyn, Samborowo, and Szymonowo (from Ostróda); and Janowo)
Diocese of Gdańsk, Poland (Nadmorski, Nowy Dwór Gdański, Nowy Staw, and Malbork Kałdowo)
Diocese of Warmia (Ermland), Poland (Dzierzgoń, Elbląg-Południe, Elbląg-Północ, Elbląg-Sródmieście, Iława, Kwidzyn, Malbork, Pasłęk, Suz, Sztum, and part of Morąg)
Territory LostDiocese of Elbląg, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Łomża, Poland (Augustów-Wschód, Augustów-Zachód, Sejny, Suwałki Południe, Suwałki Północ, along with Pruska Wólka Karwowska, Rajgród, and Rydzewo (from Grajewo))
Diocese of Warmia (Ermland), Poland (Biała Piska, Ełk, Giżycko, Gołdap, Mikołajki Mazurskie, Olecko, Pisz, and Węgorzewo)
Territory LostDiocese of Ełk, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Częstochowa, Poland (Nowe Chechło, Świerklaniec, Orzech, Sucha Góra (of Piekary), Herby Polskie)
Diocese of Katowice, Poland (Lubliniec, Sadów, Tarnowskie Góry Centrum, Tarnowskie Góry Zachód, and Woźniki)
Diocese of Opole, Poland (Bytom, Bytom-Miechowice, Gliwice, Gliwice Łabędy, Kuźnia Raciborska (except Racibórz-Markowice), Pyskowice, Zabrze, Zabrze-Mikulczyce, and part of Toszek; Bojszów, Pławniowice, Poniszowice, Rudno, and Taciszów (from Ujazd); Koty, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Gliwice, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Częstochowa, Poland (Bolesławiec (except Skomlin), Lututów (except Naramice), Wieruszów)
Archdiocese of Gniezno, Poland (Czermin, Jarocin, Pleszew)
Diocese of Opole, Poland (Uszyce and Zdziechowice (in Gorzów Śląski))
Archdiocese of Poznań, Poland (Bralin, Kępno, Koźmin, Krotoszyn, Odolanów, Ołobok, Ostrów I, Ostrów II, Ostrzeszów)
Diocese of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland (Błaszki, Kalisz I, Kalisz II, Koźminek, Stawiszyn, Złoczew)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland (Syców (except Poniatowice), Twardogóra, along with Cieszków, Gądkowice, and Trzebicko (in Milicz))
Territory LostDiocese of Kalisz, Poland Erected
25 MarArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland (Bolesławiec Wschód, Bolesławiec Zachód, Chocianów, Głuszyca, Gościsław, Gryfów Śląski, Jawor, Jelenia Góra-Wschód, Jelenia Góra-Zachód, Kamienna Góra-Wschód, Kamienna Góra-Zachód, Legnica-Wschód, Legnica-Zachód, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Legnica, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Łódź, Poland (Łęczyca in Tum along with Dmosin, Głowno, Głowno Osiny, and Głowno Zabrzeźnia (in Stryków))
Diocese of Płock, Poland (Osmolin, Pacyna, Sanniki, Słubice, Zyck (from Gąbin), Suserz, and Trąbki (from Gostynin))
Archdiocese of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland (Biała Rawska, Brzozów, Krośniewice, Kutno, Lubochnia, Łowicz Kolegiata, Łowicz Sw. Ducha, Mszczonów, Rawa Mazowiecka, Shierniewice, Sochaczew, Żychlin, and Żyrardów)
Territory LostDiocese of Łowicz, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland (Brusy, Chojnice, Czersk, Gniew, Kamień Krajeński, Kartuzy, Koronowo, Kościerzyna, Nowe, Osiek, Sierakowice, Skarszewy, Starogard Gdański, Świecie I, Świecie II, Tczew, Tuchola, Zabory, and Zblewo)
Archdiocese of Gniezno, Poland (Wierzchucin Królewski and part of Fordon outside of Bydgoszcz)
Diocese of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland (Bytów, Człuchów, Główczyce, Lębork, Łeba, and Łupawa)
Name ChangedDiocese of Pelplin, Poland (and Metropolitan from Gniezno) Name Changed
25 MarDiocese of Sandomierz-Radom, Poland (Drzewica, Iłża, Jedlińsk, Końskie, Kozienice, Opoczno, Pionki, Przedbórz, Przytyk, Radom Południe, Radom Północ, Radom Wschód, Radom Zachód, Radoszyce, Sienno, Skarżysko Kamienna, Skrzynno, Starachowice Południe,...) Territory LostDiocese of Radom, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Lublin, Poland (Janów Lubelski and Zaklików)
Diocese of Przemyśl, Poland (Gorzyce Tarnobrzeskie, Nisko, Raniżów, Rudnik nad Sanem, Stalowa Wola, Tarnobrzeg Południe, and Tarnobrzeg Północ)
Diocese of Sandomierz-Radom, Poland (Koprzywnica, Łagów, Opatów, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski-Wschód, Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski-Zachód, Sandomierz, Staszów, and Zawichost)
Diocese of Tarnów, Poland (Baranów)
Name ChangedDiocese of Sandomierz, Poland Name Changed
25 MarDiocese of Przemyśl, Poland (Brzostek, Czudek, Frysztak, Głogów, Jasło Wschód, Jasło Zachód, Rzeszów I, Rzeszów II, Rzeszów III, Rzeszów IV, Sokołów, Strzyźów, Tyczyn, and Żmigród)
Diocese of Tarnów, Poland (Kolbuszowa, and parts of Ropczyce, Sędziszów, Biecz, Gorlice Półnóc, and Gorlice Południe)
Territory LostDiocese of Rzeszów, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Częstochowa, Poland (Będzin, Czeladź, Dąbrowa Górnicza-Sw. Antoniego z Padwy, Dąbrowa Górnicza-Najświętszego Serca Pana Jezusa, Dąbrowa Górnicza-Najświętszej Maryi Panny Anielskiej, Łazy, Sączów, Sosnowiec-Chrystusa ...)
Diocese of Kielce, Poland (Olkusz Południe, Olkusz Północ, Wolbrom, and parts of Pilica and Sułoszowa)
Archdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland (Jaworzno)
Territory LostDiocese of Sosnowiec, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland (Bierzgłowo, Brodnica, Chełmno, Chełmza, Działdowo, Golub, Grudziądz, Lembarg, Lidzbark, Lubawa, Łasin, Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Radzyń, Toruń I, Toruń II, and Wąbrzeźno)
Archdiocese of Gniezno, Poland (Toruń-Podgórz)
Territory LostDiocese of Toruń, Poland Erected
25 MarDiocese of Gorzów, Poland Name ChangedDiocese of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland (and Metropolitan was Wrocław) Name Changed
25 MarDiocese of Płock, Poland (Rybienko Leśne along with Arciechów, Kania Polska, Myszyniec, Popielarze, and Zegrze Południowe)
Archdiocese of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland (Anin, Bródno, Grochów, Prague; Jadów, Legionowo, Mińsk Mazowiecki, Otwock, Radzymin, Rembertów, Siennica, Stanisławów, Wołomin, and Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki (only Św. Michała Archanioła and Św. App. Piotra i Pawła))
Territory LostDiocese of Warszawa-Praga, Poland Erected
25 MarApostolic Administration of Lubaczów, Poland
Diocese of Lublin, Poland
Name ChangedDiocese of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland (Biłgoraj, Cieszanów, Hrubieszów, Józefów, Lubaczów, Narol, Szczebrzeszyn, Tarnogród, Tarnoszyn, Tomaszów Lubelski, Tyszowce, Uchanie, Zamość-Kolegiata, and Zamość-Nowe Miasto.) Name Changed
25 MarDiocese of Białystok, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Białystok, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Częstochowa, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Częstochowa, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Gdańsk, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Gdańsk, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Katowice, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Katowice, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Łódź, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Łódź, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Lublin, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Lublin, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Przemyśl, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Przemyśl, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Warmia (Ermland), Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Warmia, Poland Elevated
25 MarDiocese of Drohiczyn, Poland (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
25 MarDiocese of Łomża, Poland (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
25 MarDiocese of Opole, Poland (from Wrocław) Metropolitan Changed
25 MarDiocese of Siedlce, Poland (from Warszawa) Metropolitan Changed
25 MarDiocese of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland (from Gniezno) Metropolitan Changed
26 MarDelegation to Red Sea Region EstablishedDelegation to Somalia Established
26 MarDelegation to Red Sea Region EstablishedDelegation to Djibouti Established
26 MarDelegation to Red Sea Region Name ChangedDelegation to Arabian Peninsula Name Changed
30 MarArchdiocese of Shillong-Gauhati, India
Diocese of Tezpur, India
Diocese of Tura, India
Territory LostDiocese of Guwahati, India (Kokhrajar, Dhubri, Goalpara, Barpetta, Nalbari, Kamrup, and Nagaon (except Rupahihat, Kaliabar, and Samugari)) Erected
30 MarDiocese of Butare, Rwanda (Ghikongoro) Territory LostDiocese of Gikongoro, Rwanda Erected
30 MarArchdiocese of Shillong-Gauhati, India SplitArchdiocese of Shillong, India Split
4 AprNunciature to Mongolia Established
10 AprDiocese of Gerona, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Girona, Spain Name Changed
29 AprDiocese of Sorocaba, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
11 MayArchdiocese of Chihuahua, México (Allende, Balleza, Coronado, El Tule, Hidalgo del Parral, Huejotitįn, Jiménez, López, Matamoros, Rosario, San Francisco del Oro, Santa Barbara, and Valle de Zaragoza)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México (Guadalupe y Calvo and Atascaderos (from Guadalupe y Calvo))
Territory LostDiocese of Parral, Chihuahua, México Erected
16 MayDiocese of Cumanį, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Cumanį, Venezuela Elevated
16 MayDiocese of Barcelona, Venezuela (from Ciudad Bolķvar) Metropolitan Changed
16 MayDiocese of Margarita, Venezuela (from Ciudad Bolķvar) Metropolitan Changed
23 MayNunciature to Armenia Established
23 MayNunciature to Azerbaijan Established
23 MayNunciature to Georgia Established
23 MayNunciature to Moldova, Republic of Established
1 JunDelegation to Pacific Ocean EstablishedNunciature to Nauru, Pacific (Oceania) Established
26 JunArchdiocese of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania) SplitArchdiocese of Samoa-Apia, Pacific (Oceania)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania)
Split
29 JunDiocese of Cittą di Castello, Italy (San Liberato Abate e Martire in Narni) Territory LostDiocese of Terni-Narni-Amelia, Italy Territory Added
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