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The Year of Our Lord 1920

Diocese Events

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unknownSociety of Divine Vocations Founded
unknownNunciature to Yugoslavia Established
unknownNunciature to Germany Established
unknownNunciature to Hungary Established
13 FebDiocese of Maceió, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil Elevated
20 FebDiocese of San Severino (Marche), Italy
Diocese of Treia, Italy
UnitedDiocese of San Severino (-Treia), Italy United
8 AprDiocese of Gerace, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy Name Changed
9 AprVicariate Apostolic of Shiuchow [Shaoguan], China Erected
15 AprNunciature to Venezuela (to Nunciature) Elevated
16 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Lower Niger {Niger Inferiore}, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale} Elevated
18 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Guinea Francese, Guinea ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Guinea Francese, Guinea Elevated
30 AprApostolic Administration of Fiume / Rijeka, Croatia Erected
15 MayNunciature to Czechoslovakia Established
8 JunVicariate Apostolic of Finland {Finlandia} Erected
16 JunNunciature to Romania Established
18 JunDiocese of Piaui, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí, Piaui, Brazil Erected
1 AugVicariate Apostolic of Western Kwangtung and Hainan {Kuangtong Occidentale ed Hainan}, China Erected
1 AugNunciature to Switzerland Restored
5 AugVicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) Erected
6 AugNunciature to Paraguay (to Nunciature) Elevated
25 AugVicariate Apostolic of Kanchow [Ganzhou], China Erected
25 AugVicariate Apostolic of Southern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kingan, China Name Changed
25 AugVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Fu-Chow (Fu-Kow), China Name Changed
25 AugVicariate Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kiou-Kiang, China Name Changed
29 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia Elevated
12 NovNunciature to Albania Established
17 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada Elevated
10 DecArchdiocese of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland Territory LostDiocese of Łódź, Poland Erected


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