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The Year of Our Lord 1839

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unknownDiocese of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Texas, USA Erected
unknownPrefecture Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Erected
unknownDiocese of Ampurias e Civita, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy Name Changed
unknownCongregación de San Pedro ad-Vincula Founded
25 MarDiocese of Lutzk e Ostrog (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory Added
25 MarArchdiocese of Połock (Polotsk) (Ukrainian), Belarus Territory Added
12 AprSociety of Mary Decretum Laudis
18 MayVicariate Apostolic of Egitto, Egypt Erected
28 MayNunciature to Egypt, Arab Republic of Erected
8 JunCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eusebio EstablishedCardinal Titular Church of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio Established
3 SepVicariate Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), China Erected
20 SepInstitute of Charity Approbation


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