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The Year of Our Lord 1941

Diocese Events

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unknownSociety of Saint Cajetan Founded
unknownApostolic Administration of Lemkowszczyzna (Ukrainian), Poland ElevatedApostolic Exarchate of Lemkowszczyzna (Ukrainian), Poland Elevated
unknownApostolic Administration of Debreczen, Hungary Suppressed
unknownRegnum Christi Founded
3 JanCongregation of the Legionaries of Christ Founded
15 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Bahama, Bahamas, Antilles ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Antilles Elevated
25 JanVicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Territory LostDiocese of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Erected
20 FebVicariate Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China (Te-hoa) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China Territory Added
3 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Rajaburi, Thailand ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Rajaburi, Thailand Elevated
3 AprVicariate Apostolic of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Chefferie) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
26 AprArchdiocese of Québec, Canada (Canton Price) Territory LostDiocese of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada Territory Added
10 MayArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil (Amargosa, Afonso Penna, Aratuhype, Areia, Brejoês, Castro Alves, Itaquara, Itirussu, Jaguaquara, Jaguaripe, Jequiricù, Lage, Maracas, Mutuhype, Santo Antônio de Jesus, Santa Inês, São Miguel, Santa Terezinha, Boa, Nova, Conquista, Encruzilhada, Itambé...) Territory LostDiocese of Amargosa, Bahia, Brazil Erected
10 MaySociety of St. Paul Decretum Laudis
28 JunDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania SplitDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
3 JulDiocese of Antioquía-Jericó, Colombia SplitDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia
Diocese of Jericó, Colombia
3 JulDiocese of Jericó, Colombia (Anzá, Caicedo, and Urrao)
Prefecture Apostolic of Urabá, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia Territory Added
8 JulVicariate Apostolic of Cooktown, Australia ElevatedDiocese of Cairns, Australia Elevated
16 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Bandung, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bandung, Indonesia Elevated
16 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Purwokerto, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Purwokerto, Indonesia Elevated
16 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Surabaia, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Surabaia, Indonesia Elevated
25 OctDiocese of Piana dei Greci, Italy Name ChangedEparchy of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy Name Changed
3 NovIndian Missionary Society Founded
8 NovArchdiocese of Cebu, Philippines (Bohol along with Panglao, Lapinin, Jau, Mahanay, Eandayan, Pangangan, and Cabildo islands) Territory LostDiocese of Tagbilaran, Philippines Erected
15 NovDiocese of Denver, Colorado, USA (Mesa, Delta, Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, Dolores, San Juan, Montezuma, La Plata, Gunnison, Chaffee, Sagauche, Hinsdale, Mineral, Archuleta, Conejos, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Fremont, Custer, Huenfano, Costilla, Pueblo, Crosley, Kiowa, Otero, Bent, Prowers...) Territory LostDiocese of Pueblo, Colorado, USA Erected
15 NovDiocese of Denver, Colorado, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Denver, Colorado, USA Elevated
15 NovDiocese of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA (from Dubuque) Metropolitan Changed
20 DecArchdiocese of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Oliveira, Carino de Mata, Japão, São Francisco de Paula, Boni Successo, Sauf Jago, Passa Tempo, S. João Batista, Santo Antonio do Amparo, Campo Bello, Sant'Anna do Joceré, Cristeis, Candeias, Cana Verde, Perdões, and Riberão Vermelho) Territory LostDiocese of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
23 DecVicariate Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Medan, Indonesia Name Changed


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