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The Year of Our Lord 1886

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DateFromTo
25 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Delta del Nilo, Egypt Erected
25 FebEparchy of Baniyas (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Erected
28 MayDiocese of Grass Valley, California, USA
Archdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Sacramento, California, USA Erected
4 JunVicariate Apostolic of French Congo {Congo Francese}, Congo Erected
4 JunVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa Erected
4 JunVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa
Vicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in Orange, South Africa Erected
8 JunDiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada Elevated
8 JunDiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Elevated
23 AugDiocese of Arichat, Nova Scotia, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada Name Changed
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Bengal, India ElevatedDiocese of Eastern Bengal, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Agra, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Agra, India Elevated
1 SepDiocese of Allahabad, India Erected
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Bombay, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Bombay, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Western Bengal, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Calcutta, India Elevated
1 SepDiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka ElevatedArchdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Coimbatore, India ElevatedDiocese of Coimbatore, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Hyderabad, India ElevatedDiocese of Hyderabad, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Jaffna, Sri Lanka ElevatedDiocese of Jaffna, Sri Lanka Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Kandy, Sri Lanka ElevatedDiocese of Kandy, Sri Lanka Elevated
1 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Central Bengal, India ElevatedDiocese of Central Bengal, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Punjab, India Territory LostDiocese of Lahore, Pakistan Erected
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Madras, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Madras, India Elevated
1 SepDiocese of Mangalore, India Erected
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Mysore, India ElevatedDiocese of Mysore, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Pondicherry, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Pondicherry, India Elevated
1 SepDiocese of Poona, India Erected
1 SepDiocese of Quilon, India Erected
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Madurai and Coromandel Coast, India ElevatedDiocese of Madurai, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Vizagapatam, India ElevatedDiocese of Vizagapatam, India Elevated
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of Verapoly, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Verapoly, India Elevated
1 SepArchdiocese of Goa, India Territory LostDiocese of Damão, India Erected
1 SepPatriarchate of East Indies, India Erected
4 OctVicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Canelos e Macas, Ecuador Erected
8 OctArchdiocese of Shkodrë, Albania (became a Metroplitan) Elevated
22 NovMission "Sui Iuris" of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga} o Indipendente, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
26 NovDiocese of Albany, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Syracuse, New York, USA Erected

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