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The Year of Our Lord 1951

Diocese Events

January to June


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11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Aliwal, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Aliwal, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Bethlehem, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Bethlehem, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Aliwal, South Africa
Vicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale}, South Africa
Territory LostArchdiocese of Bloemfontein, South Africa Erected
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Cape Town, South Africa ElevatedArchdiocese of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa ElevatedArchdiocese of Durban, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Eshowe, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Eshowe, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Johannesburg, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Johannesburg, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Keimoes, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Keimoes, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale}, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Kimberley, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Kokstad, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Kokstad, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Kroonstad, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Swaziland ElevatedDiocese of Bremersdorp, Swaziland Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Mariannhill, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Basutoland, Lesotho ElevatedDiocese of Maseru, Lesotho Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Oudtshoorn, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Port Elizabeth, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Port Elizabeth, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Pretoria, South Africa ElevatedArchdiocese of Pretoria, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Queenstown, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Queenstown, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Umtata, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Umtata, South Africa Elevated
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Lydenburg, South Africa Elevated
27 JanDiocese of Capiz, Philippines Erected
27 JanDiocese of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines (Provinces of Lanao and Misamis Occiental) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Ozamis, Philippines Erected
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Canale di Suez {Suez Canal}, Egypt Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Port-Said, Egypt Name Changed
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Egitto, Egypt Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto} Name Changed
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Delta del Nilo, Egypt Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Eliopoli di Egitto, Egypt Name Changed
8 FebVicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia Erected
8 FebVicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Sibundoy, Colombia Erected
8 FebVicariate Apostolic of Chaco, Bolivia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia Name Changed
8 FebVicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia Erected
8 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Pangkal-Pinang, Indonesia Elevated
17 FebMilitary Ordinariate of Canada, Military Erected
2 MarDiocese of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada Elevated
8 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Ambanja, Madagascar ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ambanja, Madagascar Elevated
8 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Gambia ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bathurst in Gambia Elevated
8 MarVicariate Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Endeh, Indonesia Name Changed
8 MarVicariate Apostolic of Northern Katanga {Katanga Settentrionale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
8 MarVicariate Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Larantuka, Indonesia Erected
8 MarVicariate Apostolic of Lwangwa, Zambia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Abercorn, Zambia Name Changed
8 MarVicariate Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ruteng, Indonesia Erected
10 MarDiocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Territory LostDiocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA Erected
10 MarArchdiocese of Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of Jalapa, Guatemala Erected
10 MarDiocese of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos, Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of San Marcos, Guatemala Erected
10 MarArchdiocese of Guatemala
Diocese of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos, Guatemala
Territory LostDiocese of Sololá, Guatemala Erected
10 MarArchdiocese of Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of Zacapa, Guatemala Erected
10 MarDiocese of Verapaz, Cobán, Guatemala Territory LostApostolic Administration of El Petén, Guatemala Erected
10 MarApostolic Exarchate of Central Canada (Ukrainian) Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Manitoba (Ukrainian), Canada Name Changed
10 MarApostolic Exarchate of Western Canada (Ukrainian) Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Edmonton (Ukrainian), Canada Name Changed
10 MarApostolic Exarchate of Eastern Canada (Ukrainian) Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada Name Changed
10 MarApostolic Exarchate of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada Erected
10 MarDiocese of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
31 MarDiocese of Salt Lake, Utah, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Name Changed
12 AprVicariate Apostolic of Méndez y Gualaquiza, Ecuador Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Méndez, Ecuador Name Changed
12 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan Elevated
8 MayTerritorial Prelature of Beatissima Vergine Maria del SS.mo Rosario, Italy Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy Name Changed
10 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi], China ElevatedDiocese of Zhouzhi [Chowchich], China Elevated
10 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Dodoma, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Dodoma, Tanzania Elevated
10 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Puchi [Puqi], China ElevatedDiocese of Puqi [Puchi], China Elevated
10 MayVicariate Apostolic of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tororo, Uganda Name Changed
10 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Siangyang [Xiangyang], China ElevatedDiocese of Xiangyang [Siangyang], China Elevated
17 MayVicariate Apostolic of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
17 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Fort-Lamy, Chad
Prefecture Apostolic of Garoua, Cameroon
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Moundou, Chad Erected
17 MayMilitary Ordinariate of South Africa, Military Erected
19 MayDiocese of Wichita, Kansas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Dodge City, Kansas, USA Erected
7 JunDiocese of Port Augusta, Australia Name ChangedDiocese of Port Pirie, Australia Name Changed
14 JunVicariate Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Vicariate Apostolic of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
14 JunVicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
14 JunArchdiocese of Calcutta, India
Diocese of Nagpur, India
Diocese of Ranchi, India
Territory LostDiocese of Sambalpur, India Erected
23 JunVicariate Apostolic of Alaska, USA Territory LostDiocese of Juneau, Alaska, USA Erected
23 JunArchdiocese of Québec, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada Erected
23 JunDiocese of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
Archdiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada
Archdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Territory LostDiocese of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada Erected
23 JunDiocese of Seattle, Washington, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Seattle, Washington, USA Elevated
23 JunDiocese of Seattle, Washington, USA
Diocese of Spokane, Washington, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Yakima, Washington, USA Erected
29 JunDiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa, México Elevated
29 JunDiocese of Nueva Caceres, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines Elevated
29 JunDiocese of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines Elevated
29 JunDiocese of Jaro, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Jaro, Philippines Elevated
29 JunDiocese of Nueva Caceres, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Legazpi, Philippines Erected
29 JunDiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines Elevated
29 JunDiocese of Nueva Caceres, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Sorsogon, Philippines Erected
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