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The Year of Our Lord 1916

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unknownDiocese of Chillán, Chile (as Territory to become a Diocese in the future) Established
2 FebDiocese of Comayagua, Honduras Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
2 FebDiocese of Comayagua, Honduras ElevatedArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Name Changed and Diocese raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
3 FebDiocese of Pouso Alegre, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
7 FebDiocese of Newport, Wales, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain Elevated
15 FebDiocese of Digne, France UnitedDiocese of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France United
3 AprDiocese of Alagôas, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil Erected
13 MayDiocese of Omaha, Nebraska, USA (Arthur, Wheeler, Greeley, and Howard Counties) Territory LostDiocese of Kearney, Nebraska, USA Territory Added
7 JunNunciature to Haiti (to Internunciature) Elevated
5 JulNunciature to Argentina (to Nunciature) Elevated
21 SepVicariate Apostolic of Southern Honan {Ho-Nan Meridionale}, China ((uncertain)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Honan {Ho-Nan Orientale}, China Erected
4 OctMission "Sui Iuris" of Magallanes, Chile
Prefecture Apostolic of Magallanes, Chile
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, Chile United
20 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Yukon, Canada ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert, Canada Elevated
22 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Alaska, USA ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Alaska, USA Elevated
31 DecNunciature to Chile (to Nunciature) Elevated


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