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The Year of Our Lord 2005

Diocese Events

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unknownClerical Society of Virgo Flos Carmeli Founded
25 JanArchdiocese of DurrŽs-TiranŽ, Albania Name ChangedArchdiocese of TiranŽ-DurrŽs, Albania ((also became a Metropolitan)) Name Changed
25 JanDiocese of Pult (Pulati), Albania
Archdiocese of ShkodrŽ, Albania
UnitedArchdiocese of ShkodrŽ-Pult, Albania United
25 JanDiocese of RrŽshen, Albania (from ShkodrČ) Metropolitan Changed
25 JanApostolic Administration of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian) (from ShkodrČ) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebArcheparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India (became a Major-Archdiocese) Elevated
7 MarTerritorial Abbey of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy Territory Added
22 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Uzbekistan ElevatedApostolic Administration of Uzbekistan Elevated
9 MayEparchy of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedArcheparchy of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
24 MayDiocese of Limůn, Costa Rica
Archdiocese of San Josť de Costa Rica
Territory LostDiocese of Cartago, Costa Rica Erected
24 JunDiocese of Belgaum, India (Bijapur)
Diocese of Bellary, India (Gulbarga)
Archdiocese of Hyderabad, India (Bidar)
Territory LostDiocese of Gulbarga, India Erected
5 JulDiocese of Poona, India Territory LostDiocese of Sindhudurg, India Erected
8 JulDiocese of Enugu, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Awgu, Nigeria Erected
20 JulDiocese of Ajmer and Jaipur, India SplitDiocese of Ajmer, India
Diocese of Jaipur, India
12 SepApostolic Exarchate of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New York ElevatedEparchy of Our Lady of Nareg in New York (Armenian), USA Elevated
19 SepArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras Territory LostDiocese of Yoro, Honduras Erected
21 SepArchdiocese of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
Diocese of Paulo Afonso, Bahia, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Serrinha, Bahia, Brazil Erected
28 OctArchdiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Quťbec, Canada Name ChangedArchdiocese of Gatineau, Quťbec, Canada Name Changed
22 NovDiocese of Xu‚n Lộc, Viet Nam Territory LostDiocese of Bŗ Rịa, Viet Nam Erected
26 NovDiocese of Groningen, Netherlands Name ChangedDiocese of Groningen-Leeuwarden, Netherlands Name Changed
7 DecDiocese of Tezpur, India Territory LostDiocese of Itanagar, India Erected
7 DecDiocese of Dibrugarh, India Territory LostDiocese of Miao, India Erected
12 DecArchdiocese of Patna, India Territory LostDiocese of Buxar, India Erected
14 DecArchdiocese of Benin City, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Uromi, Nigeria Erected
14 DecArchdiocese of Ende, Indonesia Territory LostDiocese of Maumere, Indonesia Erected
15 DecArchdiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar Territory LostDiocese of Pekhon, Myanmar Erected
16 DecArchdiocese of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania (became a Major Archbishopric) Elevated


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