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The Year of Our Lord 1958

Diocese Events

July to December

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10 JulApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania ElevatedArcheparchy of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA Elevated
10 JulApostolic Exarchate of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA ElevatedEparchy of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA Elevated
11 JulDiocese of Aterrado, Brazil (Araujos and Perdigâo)
Archdiocese of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Divinópolis, Carmo de Caiurú, Claudio, Itapecerica, Itauna, Mateus Lerne, Nova Serrana, Para de Minas, Pitangui, São Gonçalo de Para, and Onça of Pequi)
Territory LostDiocese of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
12 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Sulu, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines Elevated
21 JulArchdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Lerne, Piraçununga, and Porto Ferreira) Territory LostArchdiocese of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
21 JulArchdiocese of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Mogí-Guassú) Territory LostArchdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
30 JulDiocese of Puno, Peru (Melgar, Carabaya, and Sandia) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Ayaviri, Peru Erected
17 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Gorakhpur, India Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Benares-Gorakhpur, India Name Changed
6 NovArchdiocese of Cambrai, France (Demicourt) Territory LostDiocese of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France Territory Added
7 NovArchdiocese of La Paz, Bolivia (Bautista Saavedra, Larecaja, Caupolicán, and Nor Yungas (except portions on the right side of the Rio Beni river)) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Coroico, Bolivia Erected
13 NovVicariate Apostolic of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mendi, Papua New Guinea Erected
22 NovDiocese of Chihuahua, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Chihuahua, México Elevated
22 NovArchdiocese of Durango, México (Tamazula, San Andrés de la Sierra, Los Remedios, Topia, Canelas, Otaez, and San Dimas)
Diocese of Sinaloa, México (Elota, Cosala, San Ignacio, Concordia, Mazatlán, Rosario, and Escuinapa)
Territory LostDiocese of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México Erected
22 NovDiocese of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (Halimand)
Archdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Lincoln and Weiland)
Territory LostDiocese of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada Erected
22 NovDiocese of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México (from Durango) Metropolitan Changed
22 NovDiocese of Sonora, México (from Durango) Metropolitan Changed
28 NovDiocese of Pointe-Noire, Congo (Mayoumba et Tchibanga) Territory LostDiocese of Libreville, Gabon Territory Added
28 NovDiocese of Libreville, Gabon (Zanaga) Territory LostDiocese of Pointe-Noire, Congo Territory Added
28 NovVicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (North of the river Linda, from eastern limits to the 26th degree longitude) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
5 DecVicariate Apostolic of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Vicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Territory Added
9 DecSt. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Decretum Laudis
10 DecApostolic Exarchate of Australia (Ukrainian) (New Zealand and Oceania) Territory Added
11 DecDiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Libreville, Gabon ElevatedArchdiocese of Libreville, Gabon Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Libreville, Gabon (Haut-Ogoouè, Ogoouè-Lolo, Ngouniè, and Ngouniè-Nyanga) Territory LostDiocese of Mouila, Gabon Erected
11 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar Elevated
11 DecDiocese of Ambanja, Madagascar (from Tananarive) Metropolitan Changed
11 DecDiocese of Majunga, Madagascar (from Tananarive) Metropolitan Changed
11 DecDiocese of Farafangana, Madagascar (from Tananarive) Metropolitan Changed
11 DecDiocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar (from Tananarive) Metropolitan Changed
11 DecDiocese of Morondava, Madagascar (from Tananarive) Metropolitan Changed
11 DecDiocese of Tuléar, Madagascar (from Tananarive) Metropolitan Changed
19 DecArchdiocese of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Leo) Territory LostDiocese of Koudougou, Burkina Faso Territory Added


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