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The Year of Our Lord 1859

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unknownSalesians of Saint John Bosco Founded
unknownDiocese of Tokat {Toqat} (Armenian), Turkey Erected
unknownDiocese of Bulgarian United Church (Constantinople) (Bulgarian) Established
3 JanDiocese of Rennes, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Rennes, France Elevated
2 FebDiocese of London, Ontario, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Sandwich, Ontario, Canada Name Changed
10 AprDiocese of Popayán, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Pasto, Colombia Erected
12 AprArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Brisbane, Australia Erected
13 JunDiocese of Buenos Aires, Argentina Territory LostDiocese of Paraná, Argentina Erected
7 JulDiocese of Monterey, California, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA Name Changed
1 SepDiocese of Leoben, Austria SuppressedDiocese of Seckau, Austria Territory Added
4 SepDiocese of Catania, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Catania, Italy Elevated
8 DecPontifical North American College, Roman Curia Established


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