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The Year of Our Lord 1937

Diocese Events

July to December


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1 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Loangwa, Zambia (Lundazi)
Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi (Petauke and Fort Jameson)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Jameson, Zambia Erected
1 JulVicariate Apostolic of Tsingtao [Qingdao], China (Ghuhsien, Istmi, Mengyin, Feihsien, Liny, and Tancheng) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ichow [Linyi], China Erected
1 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Loangwa, Zambia (North Nyassa, West Nyassa, Mbombera-Mzimbam, and Kasungn) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Territory Added
1 JulDiocese of Quilon, India (Trivandrum (Neyyantinkara, Nedumangad, Trivandrum, and Chirayinkeezh)) Territory LostDiocese of Trivandrum, India Erected
1 JulVicariate Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China (Niangtan, Siangsiang, Jalěng, Hengshan, Yuhsien, and Chaling) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Xiangtan [Siangtan], China Erected
1 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia (Abercorn (except Mission of Rosa)
Prefecture Apostolic of Broken Hill, Zambia (Serenje)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Loangwa, Zambia
ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lwangwa, Zambia Elevated
24 JulNunciature to Ecuador Restored
31 JulDiocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Lorena, Areias, Bananal, Cachoeira, Campos Novos de Cunha, Cruzeiro, Cunha, Embaú, Pinheiros, Piquete, Queluz, Săo José do Barreiro, and Silveiras) Territory LostDiocese of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
3 AugCompany of Mary for the Education of the Deaf Approbation
4 AugDiocese of Luxembourg Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Saint-Maurice et Saint-Maur de Clervaux {Santi Maurizio e Mauro di Clervaux}, Luxembourg Erected
2 SepDiocese of Rožňava, Slovakia (from Eger to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepDiocese of Košice, Slovakia (from Eger to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepDiocese of Spiš, Slovakia (from Eger to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepDiocese of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia (from Esztergom to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepDiocese of Nitra, Slovakia (from Esztergom to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepEparchy of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine (from Esztergom to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepEparchy of Prešov (Prjašev, Eperjes) (Slovak), Slovakia (from Esztergom to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2 SepDiocese of Sankt Pölten, Austria (Vitoraz) Territory LostDiocese of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czechia Territory Added
2 SepArchdiocese of Wien {Vienna}, Austria (Valtice) Territory LostDiocese of Brno, Czechia Territory Added
26 SepSuburbicarian See of Frascati, Italy Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy Erected
26 OctArchdiocese of Monreale, Italy (Piana)
Archdiocese of Palermo, Italy (S. Christina Gela)
Territory LostDiocese of Piana dei Greci, Italy Erected
9 NovArchdiocese of Tōkyō, Japan (Kanagawa, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Yamanashi, Nagano, and Shizuoka) Territory LostDiocese of Yokohama, Japan Erected
20 NovArchdiocese of Bordeaux, France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France Name Changed
20 NovArchdiocese of Genova, Italy (Sacco and Isola) Territory LostDiocese of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy Territory Added
23 NovArchdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran (Boundaries adjusted)
Archdiocese of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
28 NovDiocese of Calbayog, Philippines (Leyte and adjacent islands) Territory LostDiocese of Palo, Philippines Erected
28 NovArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne}, Germany (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Münster, Germany (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
2 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic Elevated
2 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
2 DecMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Shiqian [Shihtsien], China Elevated
9 DecDiocese of Trenton, New Jersey, USA (Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Salem, Cumberland, and Cape May) Territory LostDiocese of Camden, New Jersey, USA Erected
9 DecDiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA (Ballard, Carliste, Hickman, Fulton, McCracken, Graves, Livingston, Marshall, Calloway, Trigg, Lyon, Crittenden, Caldwell, Christian, Hopkins, Webster, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Eandock, McLean, Ohio, Muhlenberg, Butler, Todd, Logan, Breckinridge, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA Erected
9 DecDiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA (Morris, Sussex, and Passaic Counties.) Territory LostDiocese of Paterson, New Jersey, USA Erected
10 DecDiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA Elevated
10 DecDiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA Elevated
10 DecDiocese of Trenton, New Jersey, USA (from New York) Metropolitan Changed
10 DecDiocese of Covington, Kentucky, USA (from Cincinnati) Metropolitan Changed
10 DecDiocese of Nashville, Tennessee, USA (from Cincinnati) Metropolitan Changed
18 DecCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Vallicella Established
18 DecCardinal Titular Church of San Tommaso in Parione Suppressed
18 DecDiocese of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Archdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added

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