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The Year of Our Lord 1949

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
13 JanVicariate Apostolic of Great Namaqualand, Namibia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Keetmanshoop, Namibia Name Changed
13 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia Elevated
13 JanVicariate Apostolic of Miarinarivo, Madagascar (Tsiroanomandidy and Fenoarivo) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar Erected
20 JanVicariate Apostolic of Loango, Congo Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pointe-Noire, Congo Name Changed
1 FebTerritorial Prelature of Santarém, Para, Brazil (Amapense) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil Erected
3 MarVicariate Apostolic of Yaoundé, Cameroon (Suat Nyong and Lom, and Kadei) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Doumé, Cameroon Erected
3 MarVicariate Apostolic of Lagos, Nigeria (Northern part (Oyo and Ife Ilesha and Oshogbo)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Oyo, Nigeria Erected
3 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan (Morii)
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan (Zande)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan Erected
3 MarDiocese of Ningbo [Ningpo], China (YungMa, Jüan, Pingyang, Taishun, Yuhwan, and Yiotsing) Territory LostDiocese of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China Erected
6 MarArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho, Honduras Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru Name Changed
10 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia Elevated
10 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Bellary, India ElevatedDiocese of Bellary, India Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
31 MarDelegation to Canada and Newfoundland Name ChangedDelegation to Canada Name Changed
7 AprDelegation to Korea Established
21 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng], China ElevatedDiocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng], China Elevated
21 AprVicariate Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru (Alto Purus)
Vicariate Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru (Alto Yuruà)
Territory Added
25 AprPoveri Servi della Divina Provvidenza Decretum Laudis
5 MayMission "Sui Iuris" of Ahmedabad, India ElevatedDiocese of Ahmedabad, India Elevated
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia (Northern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hollandia, Indonesia Erected
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Guinea Francese, Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Conakry, Guinea Name Changed
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Guinea Francese, Guinea (Eastern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kankan, Guinea Erected
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Amboina, Indonesia Name Changed
14 MayArchdiocese of Paraíba, Brazil (Texeira, Batalhao, Monteiro, Sumé, Garoà, Itamorotinga, Caraïbeiras, Cabaceiras, Ibiapinopolis, Picui, Pedra Lavrada, Cuité, Esperança, Alagôa Nova, N. S. da Gonceiçâo, N. S. da Rosario, Iofili, Tataguassú, and Fagundes) Territory LostDiocese of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil Erected
14 MayDiocese of Tricarico, Italy (Montalbano Jónico and Craco) Territory LostDiocese of Anglona-Tursi, Italy Territory Added
9 JunVicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia (Southern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mitú, Colombia Erected
9 JunVicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia Name Changed
9 JunDiocese of Shanghai [Shanghai], China (Szeyang, Tsinkiangpu or Tlweiyin, Uivaian, Paoying, Kaoyu, Yangchow or Kiangtu, and Ichcng) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yangzhou [Yangchow], China Erected
9 JunDiocese of Shanghai [Shanghai], China (Tunghai, Kanyu, Bhuyang, Kwanyun, Lienshui, Fowning, Yencheng, Hinghwa, Tungtai, and Taichow) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Haizhou [Haichow, Donghai, Tunghai], China Erected
9 JunDiocese of Shanghai [Shanghai], China (Soochow (or Wuhsien), Changshu, Taitsang, Kun Shan, and Wujiang) Territory LostDiocese of Suzhou [Soochow], China Erected
27 JunSociety of St. Paul Approbation
1 JulArchdiocese of Chieti, Italy (S. Gettae, S. Mariae de Igne, S. Silvestri, Stella Maris, and S. Peter the Martyr)
Diocese of Penne e Atri, Italy
SplitDiocese of Penne e Pescara, Italy Split
1 JulDiocese of Penne e Atri, Italy
Diocese of Teramo, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Teramo e Atri, Italy United
14 JulVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kitega, Burundi Name Changed
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kodok, Sudan Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Malakal, Sudan Name Changed
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Tukuyu, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mbeya, Tanzania Elevated
14 JulVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi (Muhinga and Ngozi along with parts of Uswnbura and Kitega) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ngozi, Burundi Erected
14 JulArchdiocese of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], China (Haiskan, Taian, Pechen, Panshan, Haicheng, Yingxian, Kaiping, and Fuhsien) Territory LostDiocese of Yingkou [Yingkow], China Erected
15 JulEparchy of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt (Mudiria Ghizeh (or Ghiza)) Territory LostEparchy of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt Territory Added
16 JulDiocese of Concepción y Chaco, Paraguay Name ChangedDiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay Name Changed
7 OctMisioneros de Guadalupe Founded
13 OctMilitary Ordinariate of Colombia, Military Erected
2 NovDiocese of Cartagena (en España) (Albacete, Almansa, Casa Ibamez, Chinchilla, Ellin, Gorquera, and Teste)
Diocese of Cuenca, Spain (La Boda (La Roda, Fuensanta. Madrigueras, Minaya, Gasas de Roldan, Montalvos, Tarazona de la Mancha, and Villalgordo del Jucar))
Diocese of Orihuela, Spain (Gaudete)
Territory LostDiocese of Albacete, Spain Erected
2 NovDiocese of Santander, Spain (Villaverde de Trucios)
Diocese of Vitoria, Spain (Vizcaya)
Territory LostDiocese of Bilbao, Spain Erected
2 NovDiocese of Vitoria, Spain (Guipúzcoa) Territory LostDiocese of San Sebastián, Spain Erected
2 NovDiocese of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain (Contado de Treviño) Territory LostDiocese of Vitoria, Spain Territory Added
26 NovDiocese of Luni o La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy (Pianazze e Termo di La Spezia) Territory Added
10 DecArchdiocese of Salzburg, Austria (19 houses from Berndorf) Territory LostDiocese of Linz, Austria Territory Added
16 DecVicariate Apostolic of Egypt (Egitto), Egypt (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
17 DecDiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines (Davao) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Davao, Philippines Erected
21 DecSons of Charity Decretum Laudis
25 DecArchdiocese of La Paz, Bolivia (Pacajes, Sicasica, Loayza, and Inquisivi) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Corocoro, Bolivia Erected
25 DecMilitary Ordinariate of Indonesia, Military Erected
30 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), Taiwan (Taipeli, Shinchu, and Hoalien) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Taipei, Taiwan Erected
30 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), Taiwan Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Name Changed

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