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The Year of Our Lord 2017

Diocese Events

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unknownDiocese of Gurué, Mozambique (from Beira to Nampula) Metropolitan Changed
1 JanPontifical Council “Cor Unum”, Roman Curia
Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia
Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia
Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Roman Curia
Territory LostDicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Roman Curia Erected
2 JanArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras Territory LostDiocese of Danlí, Honduras (El Paraíso) Erected
2 FebDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh ElevatedArchdiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Elevated
2 FebDiocese of Khulna, Bangladesh (from Dhaka) Metropolitan Changed
2 FebDiocese of Barisal, Bangladesh (from Dhaka) Metropolitan Changed
8 FebDiocese of Mahajanga, Madagascar
Diocese of Morondava, Madagascar
Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
Territory LostDiocese of Maintirano, Madagascar Erected
1 AprDiocese of Bata, Equatorial Guinea Territory LostDiocese of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea Erected
1 AprDiocese of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea Territory LostDiocese of Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea Erected
4 MayDelegation to Myanmar ElevatedNunciature to Myanmar Elevated
28 JunCardinal Titular Church of Santissimo Sacramento a Tor de’ Schiavi Established
5 AugArcheparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India Territory LostEparchy of Parassala (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
12 SepEparchy of Kolomyia-Chernivtsi (Ukrainian), Ukraine SplitEparchy of Chernivtsi (Ukrainian), Ukraine
Eparchy of Kolomyia (Ukrainian), Ukraine
21 SepVicariate Apostolic of Bomadi, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Bomadi, Nigeria Elevated
2 OctVicariate Apostolic of Francistown, Botswana ElevatedDiocese of Francistown, Botswana Elevated
10 OctEparchy of Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
10 OctEparchy of Hosur (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1 NovDiocese of Chillán, Chile Name ChangedDiocese of San Bartolomé de Chillán, Chile Name Changed
22 NovArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Cruz das Almas, Bahia, Brazil Erected
30 NovVicariate Apostolic of Bluefields, Nicaragua Territory LostDiocese of Siuna, Nicaragua Erected
30 NovVicariate Apostolic of Bluefields, Nicaragua ElevatedDiocese of Bluefields, Nicaragua Elevated


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