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The Year of Our Lord 1986

Diocese Events

January to June

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9 JanDiocese of Tagbilaran, Philippines 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
10 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Jammu and Kashmir, India ElevatedDiocese of Jammu-Srinagar, India Elevated
21 MarDiocese of Rumbek, South Sudan 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 Territory LostDiocese of Broken Bay, Australia
Diocese of Parramatta, Australia
21 AprMilitary Ordinariate of Argentina, Military (Vicariate to Diocese) Elevated
28 AprEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India Territory LostDiocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
2 MayEparchy of Joubbé (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
31 MayDiocese of Santa Ana, El Salvador Territory LostDiocese of Sonsonate, El Salvador Erected
9 JunDiocese of Meru, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Embu, Kenya Erected
16 JunDiocese of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA SplitDiocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
Diocese of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
16 JunDiocese of Posadas, Argentina Territory LostDiocese of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina Erected
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
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