Catholic-Hierarchy DC

The Year of Our Lord 1986

Diocese Events

January to June

See Also: July to December | Overview | Bishop Events | Necrology | Previous Year (1985) | Next Year (1987)

9 JanDiocese of Tagbilaran, Philippines (Anda, Bien-Unido, Clarín, Duero, Jetafe, President Garcia, San Miguel, Sierre-Bullones, and Ubay) Territory LostDiocese of Talibon, Philippines Erected
11 FebDiocese of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese, Italy
Diocese of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Civita Castellana (, Orte, Gallese, Nepi e Sutri), Italy United
15 FebTerritorial Prelature of Acre e Purus, Acre, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil Elevated
15 FebTerritorial Prelature of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil Elevated
21 FebDiocese of Tombura, Sudan Name ChangedDiocese of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan Name Changed
22 FebDiocese of Chillán, Chile (Tucapel) Territory LostDiocese of Los Angeles, Chile Territory Added
10 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Jammu and Kashmir, India ElevatedDiocese of Jammu-Srinagar, India Elevated
21 MarDiocese of Rumbek, South Sudan (Yei and Mundri (in the Eastern Equatoria Province)) Territory LostDiocese of Yei, South Sudan Erected
27 MarDiocese of Acquapendente, Italy
Diocese of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
Diocese of Montefiascone, Italy
Diocese of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Viterbo, Acquapendente, Bagnoregio, Montefiascone, Tuscania e San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy United
8 AprArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Baulkham Hills Shire, Blacktown City, the City of the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury Shire, the Municipality of Holroyd, Parramatta City, Penrith City, and parts of Wollondilly and Liverpool) Territory LostDiocese of Parramatta, Australia Erected
8 AprArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Northern Beaches, North Shore, and Central Coast) Territory LostDiocese of Broken Bay, Australia Erected
21 AprMilitary Ordinariate of Argentina, Military (Vicariate to Diocese) Elevated
28 AprEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India (Calicut and Malappuram) Territory LostDiocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
2 MayEparchy of Joubbé (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
31 MayDiocese of Santa Ana, El Salvador (Sonsonate) Territory LostDiocese of Sonsonate, El Salvador Erected
9 JunDiocese of Meru, Kenya (Embu) Territory LostDiocese of Embu, Kenya Erected
16 JunDiocese of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA SplitDiocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
Diocese of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA (Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Lincoln, Union, Morehouse, West Carroll, DeSoto, Bienville, Jackson, Ouachita, Richland, Red River, and Sabine)
16 JunDiocese of Posadas, Argentina (Eldorado, General Manuel Belgrado, Iguazú, Montecarlo, San Pedro, and Guaraní (except San Vicente and part of El Soberbio)) Territory LostDiocese of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina Erected
21 JunDelegation to Guinea Established
24 JunTerritorial Prelature of Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, Guatemala
Diocese of Zacapa, Guatemala
Name ChangedDiocese of Zacapa y Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, Guatemala Name Changed
30 JunApostolic Exarchate of France (Armenian) ElevatedEparchy of Sainte-Croix-de-Paris (Armenian), France Elevated
[Next Page]


Home | Countries | Religious Orders | Popes | Holy See | Roman Curia | Cardinals by Rank
Bishops: All | Living | Deceased | Youngest | Oldest | Cardinal Electors
Dioceses: All | Current Only | Titular | Vacant | Structured View
Events: Overview | Recent | by Date | by Year | Necrology
Ad Limina | Conclaves | Consistories | Councils
Eastern Catholic Churches


About Catholic-Hierarchy
Terminology/Site Help
[ Comments/Corrections ] Copyright David M. Cheney, 1996-2024
Code: web_e, v3.2.3, 8 Feb 2020; Data: 19 May 2024