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Commemorations

in a.d. 2017

DateAscendingCommemorationTypeAnniversary
Martyrdom of St. Peter and St. Paul (67)Pope1950 years
Birth of St. John of the Cross (1542)Saint475 years
01.08Death of Galileo Galilei (1642)Person375 years
01.30Election of Pope Clement VIII (1592)Pope425 years
02.11Founding of the first diocese in Cuba (1517)Church Event500 years
02.11Establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in Russia (2002)Church Event15 years
02.28Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI (2013)Pope4 years
03.13Election of Pope Francis (2013)Pope4 years
03.16Closing of the Fifth Lateran Council (1517)Ecumenical Council500 years
03.19Installation of Pope Francis (2013)Pope4 years
03.25Encyclical Redemptoris Mater (1987)Papal Document30 years
03.26Encyclical Populorum progressio (1967)Papal Document50 years
04.05Founding of the first diocese in Oceania (1842)Church Event175 years
04.27Canonisation of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II (2014)Pope3 years
05.01Birth of Johann Adam Schall von Bell (1592)Person425 years
05.01Establishment of the Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches (1917)Church Event100 years
05.13Birth of Pope Pius IX (1792)Pope225 years
05.13Episcopal consecration of Pope Pius XII (1917)Pope100 years
05.13First Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima (1917)Marian Apparition100 years
05.20Establishment of the Pontifical Council for Culture (1982)Church Event35 years
05.22Death of Pope Alexander VII (1667)Pope350 years
05.28Episcopal consecration of Pope Benedict XVI (1977)Pope40 years
06.20Election of Pope Clement IX (1667)Pope350 years
06.26Creation of Karol Józef Wojtyła as Cardinal (1967)Pope50 years
06.27Creation of Joseph Ratzinger as Cardinal (1977)Pope40 years
06.27Episcopal consecration of Pope Francis (1992)Pope25 years
07.01Founding of Canada (1867)World Event150 years
07.07Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum (2007)Papal Document10 years
07.21Establishment of the Commission of Roman and Universal Inquisition (1542)Church Event475 years
07.26Murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel in Rouen (2016)World Event1 year
08.14Birth of Pope Pius VII (1742)Pope275 years
08.21Birth of St. Francis de Sales (1567)Saint450 years
09.05Death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, M.C. (1997)Saint20 years
09.20Defeat of the Prussians in the Battle of Valmy (1792)World Event225 years
09.28Founding of the first diocese in El Salvador (1842)Church Event175 years
10.04Birth of St. Robert Bellarmine (1542)Saint475 years
10.13Final Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima (1917)Marian Apparition100 years
11.04Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum cœtibus (2009)Papal Document8 years
12.25Birth of Pope Pius VI (1717)Pope300 years

See Also

Celebrations in 2017

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