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The Year of Our Lord 1952

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
3 JanDiocese of Jessore, Bangladesh Erected
10 JanVicariate Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Costermansville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
10 JanVicariate Apostolic of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
10 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Mbulu, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mbulu, Tanzania Elevated
10 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Falkland Islands o Malvinas, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Erected
17 JanArchdiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Haflong, India Erected
17 JanArchdiocese of Calcutta, India Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Malda, India Erected
17 JanDiocese of Lahore, Pakistan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jullundur, India Erected
17 JanDiocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh Territory LostDiocese of Jalpaiguri, India Erected
17 JanDiocese of Lahore, Pakistan
Diocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kashmir and Jammu, India Erected
14 FebVicariate Apostolic of Ruanda Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kabgayi, Rwanda Name Changed
14 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Borneo {Borneo Settentrionale}, Malaysia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Jesselton, Malaysia Elevated
14 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Sarawak, Malaysia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kuching, Malaysia Elevated
14 FebVicariate Apostolic of Ruanda Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nyundo, Rwanda Erected
16 FebDiocese of Baker City, Oregon, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Baker, Oregon, USA Name Changed
16 FebDiocese of Amazonas, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil Elevated
16 FebDiocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
16 FebDiocese of Natal, Brazil Territory LostArchdiocese of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil Erected
13 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Berbérati, Central African Republic ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Berbérati, Central African Republic Elevated
13 MarArchdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ibadan, Nigeria Erected
13 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Vientiane e Luang-Prabang, Laos ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos Elevated
3 AprDiocese of Freetown and Bo, Sierra Leone Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Makeni, Sierra Leone Erected
29 AprDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
Territory LostDiocese of Fort William, Ontario, Canada Erected
15 MayVicariate Apostolic of Central New Guinea Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Aitape, Papua New Guinea Erected
15 MayVicariate Apostolic of Central New Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Wewak, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
15 MayVicariate Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Alexishafen, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
15 MayVicariate Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Blantyre, Malawi Name Changed
15 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Indore, India ElevatedDiocese of Indore, India Elevated
15 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
15 MayVicariate Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Zomba, Malawi Erected
19 JunDiocese of Cochin, India Territory LostDiocese of Alleppey, India Erected
19 JunVicariate Apostolic of Palembang, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Erected
19 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Tandjung-Karang, Indonesia Erected
10 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kasama, Zambia Name Changed
10 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Rosebery, Zambia Erected
10 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal Elevated
26 JulMilitary Ordinariate of France, Military Erected
7 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Hwalien, Taiwan Erected
7 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Kiayi, Taiwan Erected
7 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Taipei, Taiwan ElevatedArchdiocese of Taipei, Taiwan Elevated
9 AugDiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, USA Elevated
9 AugDiocese of Teresina, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil Elevated
13 NovArchdiocese of Madras, India Territory LostDiocese of Vellore, India Erected
13 NovDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India Territory LostDiocese of Tanjore, India Erected
13 NovArchdiocese of Madras, India
Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India
UnitedArchdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India United
14 NovDiocese of Cali, Colombia
Prefecture Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Buenaventura, Colombia Erected
14 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Istmina, Colombia Erected
14 NovDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia
Prefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Quibdó, Colombia Erected
29 NovArchdiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Cametá, Para, Brazil Erected
4 DecVicariate Apostolic of Goajira, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Riohacha, Colombia Erected
4 DecVicariate Apostolic of Goajira, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Valledupar, Colombia Erected
11 DecDiocese of Maseru, Lesotho Territory LostDiocese of Leribe, Lesotho Erected
11 DecVicariate Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Sapporo, Japan Elevated
17 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia
Diocese of Manizales, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Armenia, Colombia Erected
17 DecDiocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Bucaramanga, Colombia Erected
17 DecDiocese of Cali, Colombia
Archdiocese of Popayán, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Palmira, Colombia Erected
17 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia
Diocese of Manizales, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Pereira, Colombia Erected
20 DecDiocese of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland Name ChangedDiocese of Kerry, Ireland Name Changed
22 DecDiocese of Hyderabad, India Territory LostDiocese of Warangal, India Erected

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