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The Year of Our Lord 1900

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unknownPrefecture Apostolic of Lower Congo in Cubango, Angola Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Lunda, Angola Erected
unknownCongregation of the Holy Family of Nazareth of Blessed Father Piamarta Founded
5 JanDiocese of Cuzco, Peru Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San Domingo de Urubamba, Peru Erected
15 JanNunciature to Argentina (as Internunciature) Restored
5 FebDiocese of Chachapoyas, Peru Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Erected
5 FebDiocese of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru
Diocese of Huánuco, Peru
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru Erected
18 FebEparchy of Saďdā (Sidone) (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
11 AprDiocese of Medellín, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Manizales, Colombia Erected
20 MayDiocese of Tolima, Colombia (Neiva and del Sur) Territory LostDiocese of Garzón, Colombia Erected
20 MayDiocese of Tolima, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Ibagué, Colombia Erected
13 JunDiocese of Grafton, Australia Name ChangedDiocese of Lismore, Australia Name Changed
20 JunDiocese of Cartagena, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Elevated
20 JunDiocese of Popayán, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Popayán, Colombia Elevated
2 JulDiocese of Olinda, Brazil (Alagoas) Territory LostDiocese of Alagôas, Brazil Erected
20 JulCongregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Approbation
4 AugDiocese of Mariana, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Pouso Alegre, Brazil Erected
23 AugSociety of African Missions Approbation


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