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The Year of Our Lord 1850

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownDiocese of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
unknownDiocese of Trabzon (Armenian), Turkey Erected
unknownVicariate Apostolic of Madurai and Coromandel Coast, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Coimbatore, India
Vicariate Apostolic of Mysore, India
Erected
unknownDiocese of Ancira (Angora) (Armenian), Turkey Restored
unknownDiocese of Cesarea di Cappadocia (Armenian), Turkey Erected
unknownDiocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada (Counties of Russell, Prescott, Carleton, and Lanark) Territory LostDiocese of Bytown, Ontario, Canada Territory Added
15 FebVicariate Apostolic of Bengal, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Bengal, India Erected
15 FebVicariate Apostolic of Bengal, India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Western Bengal, India Name Changed
28 FebDiocese of Nicaragua Territory LostDiocese of San José de Costa Rica (Costa Rica) Erected
3 AprVicariate Apostolic of Madras, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Vizagapatnam, India Erected
30 AprVicariate Apostolic of Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles Territory LostDiocese of Roseau, Dominica, Antilles Erected
30 AprPrefecture Apostolic of West Indies, Antilles Territory LostArchdiocese of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles Erected
30 AprEparchy of Ispahan {Esfáan} (Armenian), Iran Erected
30 AprDiocese of Erzerum (Garin) (Armenian) Erected
30 AprDiocese of Artuin degli Armeni (Armenian), Turkey Erected
31 MayDiocese of Walla Walla, Oregon, USA SuppressedArchdiocese of Oregon City, Oregon, USA Territory Added
31 MayArchdiocese of Oregon City, Oregon, USA Territory LostDiocese of Nesqually, Washington, USA Erected
21 JunBarmherzige Brüder von Maria-Hilf Founded
7 JulDiocese of Faenza, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Modigliana, Italy Erected
19 JulDiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Elevated
19 JulDiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Indian Territory East of the Rocky Mountains, USA (Area East of the Rocky Mountains except for AR, MO, and MN) Erected
19 JulDiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Elevated
19 JulDiocese of New York, New York, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of New York, New York, USA Elevated
19 JulDiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Diocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA (State of Minnesota) Erected
19 JulDiocese of Richmond, Virginia, USA Territory LostDiocese of Wheeling, West Virginia, USA (Virginia west of the Allegheny Mountains and West of Maryland) Erected
19 JulDiocese of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Diocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA (State of Georgia and Florida to the Appalachicola River) Erected
19 JulDiocese of Durango, México Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of New Mexico, USA Erected
19 JulDiocese of Galveston, Texas, USA (from Baltimore to New Orleans)
Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (from Baltimore to New Orleans)
Diocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA (from Baltimore to New Orleans)
Diocese of Natchez, Mississippi, USA (from Baltimore to New Orleans)
Metropolitan Changed
19 JulDiocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (from Baltimore to Cincinnati)
Diocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA (from Baltimore to Cincinnati)
Diocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA (from Baltimore to Cincinnati)
Diocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA (from Baltimore to Cincinnati)
Metropolitan Changed
19 JulDiocese of Albany, New York, USA (from Baltimore to New York)
Diocese of Boston, Massachusetts, USA (from Baltimore to New York)
Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA (from Baltimore to New York)
Diocese of Hartford, Connecticut, USA (from Baltimore to New York)
Metropolitan Changed
19 JulDiocese of Chicago, Illinois, USA (from Baltimore to Saint Louis)
Diocese of Dubuque, Iowa, USA (from Baltimore to Saint Louis)
Diocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (from Baltimore to Saint Louis)
Diocese of Nashville, Tennessee, USA (from Baltimore to Saint Louis)
Metropolitan Changed
20 AugVicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators {Arcipelago dei Navigatori}, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
27 AugVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Northern Cochin {Cocincina Settentrionale}, Viet Nam Erected
30 AugVicariate Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cambogia, Cambodia Erected
21 SepDiocese of Capaccio, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Diano-Teggiano, Italy Erected
27 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Îles de la Terre Ferme, Antilles Territory LostDiocese of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre, Antilles Erected
27 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Îles de la Terre Ferme, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Antilles Elevated
27 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Bourbon, Réunion ElevatedDiocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Plymouth, England, Great Britain Erected
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Yorkshire District, England, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Beverley, England, Great Britain Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Hexham, England, Great Britain Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Eastern District, England, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Northampton, England, Great Britain Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Central District, England, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Nottingham, England, Great Britain Erected
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Clifton, England, Great Britain Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of London District, England, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Southwark, England, Great Britain Erected
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Salford, England, Great Britain (Hundreds of Salford and Blackburn in the County of Lancashire) Erected
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Central District, England, Great Britain
Vicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain
Vicariate Apostolic of Wales District, Wales, Great Britain
Territory LostDiocese of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain Erected
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of London District, England, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of Westminster, England, Great Britain Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Central District, England, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Birmingham, England, Great Britain Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Liverpool, England, Great Britain (Hundreds of Amounderness, Lonsdale and West Derby, in the County of Lancashire, with the Isle of Man) Elevated
29 SepVicariate Apostolic of Wales District, Wales, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Newport and Menevia, Wales, Great Britain Elevated
15 NovVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Erected
17 DecDiocese of Cloyne and Ross, Ireland SplitDiocese of Cloyne, Ireland
Diocese of Ross, Ireland
Split

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