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The Year of Our Lord 1931

Diocese Events

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unknownCongregation of Rural Catechists Approbation
unknownCongregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower” Founded
3 JanMission "Sui Iuris" of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
4 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Erected
12 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Sinú, Colombia Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Sinú-San Jorge, Colombia Name Changed
3 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Elevated
25 MarPriests of Saint Mary of Tinchebray Approbation
27 MarDiocese of Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Diocese of Sacramento, California, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Reno, Nevada, USA Erected
31 MarVicariate Apostolic of Cameroun Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon Erected
1 AprVicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
3 AprVicariate Apostolic of Cameroun Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yaoundé, Cameroon Name Changed
5 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Linqing [Lintsing], China Erected
7 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} Erected
8 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} Erected
10 AprVicariate Apostolic of Norvegia (e Spitzbergen) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Oslo, Norway Name Changed
6 MayVicariate Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Gambia Erected
6 MayMission "Sui Iuris" of Kienow [Jian’ou], China Erected
6 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Lixian [Lichow], China Erected
7 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Yueyang [Yochow], China Erected
22 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Tefé, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Juruá, Acre, Brazil Erected
28 MayApostolic Administration of Harbin [Harbin], China Erected
16 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Sikkim, India ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Sikkim, India Elevated
16 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Yiduxian [Iduhsien], China Erected
17 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Yütze [Yuci], China Erected
17 JunCongregación de San Pedro ad-Vincula Approbation
18 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Weihaiwei [Weihai], China Erected
19 JunDiocese of Csanád, Hungary (See Transferred) Elevated
20 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Trabzon, Turkey Erected
1 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Süchow, China Erected
2 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Chuchow, China Erected
11 AugDiocese of Melo, Uruguay Name ChangedDiocese of Florida-Melo, Uruguay Name Changed
17 AugMission "Sui Iuris" of Tsitsihar [Qiqihar], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China Elevated
22 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Central New Guinea ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Central New Guinea Elevated
26 SepNunciature to Bulgaria Established
1 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Sanyüan [Sanyuan], China Erected
3 NovMission "Sui Iuris" of Tungchow [Tongzhou], China Erected
12 DecMissionaries of the Holy Spirit Decretum Laudis
13 DecMission "Sui Iuris" of Tali [Dali], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tali [Dali], China Elevated
21 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, Canada ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, Canada Elevated
22 DecDiocese of Lindi, Tanzania Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Ndanda, Tanzania Erected
23 DecDiocese of Lindi, Tanzania Name ChangedTerritorial Abbey of Peramiho, Tanzania Name Changed


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