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The Year of Our Lord 1948

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownPontifical Commission of Social Communications, Roman Curia Erected
unknownDelegation to Persia Name ChangedDelegation to Iran Name Changed
8 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
8 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania Elevated
19 JanApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Ukrainian) Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Eastern Canada (Ukrainian) Erected
19 JanApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Ukrainian) Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Western Canada (Ukrainian) Erected
19 JanApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Ukrainian) Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Central Canada (Ukrainian) Name Changed
31 JanDiocese of Marseille, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Marseille, France Elevated
5 FebDiocese of Goulburn, Australia ElevatedArchdiocese of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia Elevated
11 FebDelegation to Jerusalem and Palestine Erected
12 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Elevated
12 FebVicariate Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bethlehem, South Africa Erected
12 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
12 FebVicariate Apostolic of Onitsha-Owerri, Nigeria SplitVicariate Apostolic of Onitsha, Nigeria
Vicariate Apostolic of Owerri, Nigeria
Split
28 FebArchdiocese of Quito, Ecuador Territory LostDiocese of Ambato, Ecuador Erected
1 MarArchdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
7 MarDiocese of Chachapoyas, Peru Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Moyobamba, Peru Erected
11 MarDiocese of Concepción y Chaco, Paraguay Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay Erected
11 MarVicariate Apostolic of Pontianak, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sintang, Indonesia Erected
9 AprVicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Johannesburg, South Africa Name Changed
9 AprVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale}, South Africa
Vicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Pretoria, South Africa Erected
9 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Queenstown, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Queenstown, South Africa Elevated
9 AprDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
UnitedDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania United
13 MayVicariate Apostolic of Dahomey, Benin Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Ouidah, Benin Name Changed
13 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Lishui [Lishui], China ElevatedDiocese of Lishui [Lishui], China Elevated
13 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Makassar, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Makassar, Indonesia Elevated
13 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Niamey, Niger Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Parakou, Benin Erected
19 MayTerritorial Abbey of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
20 MayArchdiocese of Bombay, India Territory LostDiocese of Karachi, Pakistan Erected
10 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Ghardaďa nel Sahara, Algeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ghardaďa nel Sahara, Algeria Elevated
10 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Mountain Provinces, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), Philippines Elevated
10 JunVicariate Apostolic of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kampala, Uganda Erected
12 JunNunciature to India (from Delegation) Elevated
8 JulVicariate Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Lulua, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
8 JulVicariate Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lac Moero, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
15 JulDiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Los Ríos, Ecuador Erected
17 JulArchdiocese of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada Erected
7 AugArchdiocese of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
15 AugCongregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo Approbation
11 NovVicariate Apostolic of Timor Olandese, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Atambua, Indonesia Name Changed
12 NovArchdiocese of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland SplitArchdiocese of Gniezno, Poland
Archdiocese of Poznań, Poland
Split
9 DecVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sukabumi, Indonesia Erected
9 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa Elevated
9 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Tali [Dali], China ElevatedDiocese of Dali [Tali], China Elevated
9 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa Elevated
11 DecArchdiocese of Chicago, Illinois, USA
Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, USA
Diocese of Rockford, Illinois, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Joliet in Illinois, USA Erected
11 DecArchdiocese of Manila, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of San Fernando, Philippines Erected

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