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The Year of Our Lord 1987

Diocese Events

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5 JanArchdiocese of Quito, Ecuador Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador Erected
7 JanDiocese of Palmas, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Palmas-Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil Name Changed
12 FebDiocese of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Wrexham, Wales, Great Britain Erected
7 MarNunciature to Switzerland EstablishedNunciature to Liechtenstein Established
26 MarEparchy of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA Erected
26 MarEparchy of Saint Michael’s of Sydney (Melkite Greek), Australia Erected
30 MarDiocese of Bacolod, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Kabankalan, Philippines Erected
30 MarDiocese of Bacolod, Philippines
Diocese of Dumaguete, Philippines
Territory LostDiocese of San Carlos, Philippines Erected
27 AprDiocese of Labrador-Schefferville, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Labrador City-Schefferville, Québec, Canada Name Changed
27 AprDiocese of Kakamega, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Bungoma, Kenya Erected
5 MayDiocese of San Vicente, El Salvador Territory LostDiocese of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador Erected
15 MayDiocese of Chilaw, Sri Lanka Territory LostDiocese of Kurunegala, Sri Lanka Erected
15 MayDiocese of Mymensingh, Bangladesh Erected
15 MayDiocese of Poona, India Territory LostDiocese of Nashik, India Erected
25 JunTerritorial Prelature of Juruá, Acre, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil Elevated
27 JunDiocese of Carolina, Maranhão, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Imperatriz, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
3 JulDiocese of San Pedro Sula, Honduras Territory LostDiocese of Trujillo, Honduras Erected
3 JulDiocese of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire Territory LostDiocese of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Verapoly, India Territory LostDiocese of Kottapuram, India Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Obala, Cameroon Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Madurai, India Territory LostDiocese of Sivagangai, India Erected
7 JulArchdiocese of Bucaramanga, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Málaga-Soatá, Colombia Erected
12 JulInstitute Voluntas Dei Approbation
13 JulArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Territory LostDiocese of San Bernardo, Chile Erected
18 JulDiocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Tzaneen, South Africa Name Changed
4 SepDiocese of Daru, Papua New Guinea Name ChangedDiocese of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
3 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Ariari, Colombia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ariari, Colombia Elevated
3 OctArchdiocese of Brazzaville, Congo Territory LostDiocese of Kinkala, Congo Erected
31 OctTerritorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho, Honduras ElevatedDiocese of Juticalpa, Honduras Elevated
10 NovDiocese of Lydenburg-Witbank, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Witbank, South Africa Name Changed
18 NovDiocese of Owerri, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Ahiara, Nigeria Erected
18 NovDiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania ElevatedArchdiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania Elevated
18 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Rustenburg, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Rustenburg, South Africa Elevated
18 NovDiocese of Songea, Tanzania ElevatedArchdiocese of Songea, Tanzania Elevated
30 NovVicariate Apostolic of Alexandria in Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto}
Vicariate Apostolic of Eliopoli di Egitto, Egypt
Vicariate Apostolic of Port-Said, Egypt
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto} (-Eliopoli di Egitto-Port-Said) United
30 DecArchdiocese of San Salvador, El Salvador Territory LostDiocese of Chalatenango, El Salvador Erected


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