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The Year of Our Lord 1923

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
2 FebVicariate Apostolic of Siberia, Russian Federation ElevatedDiocese of Vladivostok, Russian Federation Elevated
10 FebApostolic Administration of Jugoslavenska Backa, Serbia Erected
10 FebApostolic Administration of Jugoslavenska Banat, Serbia Erected
15 MarVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana
Vicariate Apostolic of Togo
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Volta Inferiore, Ghana Erected
15 MarVicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar Erected
19 AprVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Swaziland Erected
4 MayVicariate Apostolic of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
Vicariate Apostolic of Marianne and Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Marianne, Caroline, and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) United
4 MayDiocese of Osaka, Japan Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hiroshima, Japan Erected
11 JunDiocese of Mérida, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela Elevated
11 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Adamaua, Cameroon Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon Name Changed
11 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Adamaua, Cameroon Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gariep, South Africa Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Cameroun Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Buéa, Cameroon Erected
12 JunDiocese of Coimbatore, India
Diocese of Mangalore, India
Diocese of Mysore, India
Territory LostDiocese of Calicut, India Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nilo Equatoriale, Uganda Erected
12 JunDiocese of Trichinopoly, India Territory LostDiocese of Tuticorin, India Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa Erected
12 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Iceland {Islanda} Erected
2 JulVicariate Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rabat, Morocco Erected
27 JulMissionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Founded
4 AugDiocese of Bobbio, Italy
Territorial Abbey of San Colombano, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy United
7 SepConsolata Missionaries Approbation
25 OctDiocese of Riga, Latvia ElevatedArchdiocese of Riga, Latvia Elevated
26 OctDiocese of Alton, Illinois, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Springfield in Illinois, USA Name Changed
26 NovVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale}, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa Erected
30 NovDiocese of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
11 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Zululand, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Eshowe, South Africa Elevated
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale}, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China Elevated
12 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Puchi [Puqi], China Erected
12 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang], China Erected
12 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang], China Erected
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), India ElevatedEparchy of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), India Elevated
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese), India ElevatedArchdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese), India Elevated
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India ElevatedEparchy of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India Elevated
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India ElevatedEparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India Elevated
27 DecVicariate Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Foochow [Fuzhou], China Name Changed
27 DecVicariate Apostolic of Funing [Xiapu], China Erected
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra, Indonesia Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Name Changed
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Benkoelen, Indonesia Erected
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia Erected
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Tingchow [Changting], China Erected

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