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The Year of Our Lord 1955

Diocese Events

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3 JulPrefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas, Peru ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru Elevated
3 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Palawan, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Palawan, Philippines Elevated
3 JulDiocese of Mysore, India Territory LostDiocese of Ootacamund, India Erected
3 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan
Prefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan Erected
12 JulArchdiocese of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil Erected
16 JulArchdiocese of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Archdiocese of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
16 JulArchdiocese of Utrecht, Netherlands Territory LostDiocese of Groningen, Netherlands Erected
16 JulDiocese of Haarlem, Netherlands Territory LostDiocese of Rotterdam, Netherlands Erected
27 JulDiocese of Nova Lisboa, Angola Territory LostDiocese of Sá da Bandeira, Angola Erected
25 AugDiocese of Bolivar, Ecuador Name ChangedDiocese of Riobamba, Ecuador Name Changed
2 SepDiocese of Pamplona (-Tudela), Spain
Diocese of Tarazona (-Tudela), Spain
SplitDiocese of Tarazona, Spain Split
2 SepDiocese of Pamplona, Spain UnitedDiocese of Pamplona (-Tudela), Spain United
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedArchdiocese of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Ambanja, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Ambanja, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Antsirabé, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Antsirabé, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali ElevatedArchdiocese of Bamako, Mali Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Bangui, Central African Republic ElevatedArchdiocese of Bangui, Central African Republic Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Tananarive, Madagascar ElevatedArchdiocese of Tananarive, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso ElevatedDiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Elevated
14 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedDiocese of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville, Congo ElevatedArchdiocese of Brazzaville, Congo Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Berbérati, Central African Republic ElevatedDiocese of Berbérati, Central African Republic Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Conakry, Guinea ElevatedArchdiocese of Conakry {Konakry}, Guinea Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Ouidah, Benin ElevatedArchdiocese of Cotonou, Benin Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Dakar, Senegal ElevatedArchdiocese of Dakar, Senegal Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Nouna, Burkina Faso ElevatedDiocese of Nouna, Burkina Faso Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Sassandra, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedDiocese of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
14 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Djibouti ElevatedDiocese of Djibouti Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon ElevatedDiocese of Douala, Cameroon Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Doumé, Cameroon ElevatedDiocese of Doumé, Cameroon Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Garoua, Cameroon ElevatedDiocese of Garoua, Cameroon Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedDiocese of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Koudougou, Burkina Faso ElevatedDiocese of Koudougou, Burkina Faso Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria ElevatedDiocese of Laghouat, Algeria Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Libreville, Gabon ElevatedDiocese of Libreville, Gabon Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Lomé, Togo ElevatedArchdiocese of Lomé, Togo Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Majunga, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Miarinarivo, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Miarinarivo, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Morondava, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Morondava, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Fort-Lamy, Chad ElevatedDiocese of Fort-Lamy, Chad Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon ElevatedDiocese of Nkongsamba, Cameroon Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Fort-Rousset, Congo ElevatedDiocese of Fort-Rousset, Congo Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ElevatedArchdiocese of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Pointe-Noire, Congo ElevatedDiocese of Pointe-Noire, Congo Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Porto Novo, Benin Territory LostDiocese of Porto Novo, Benin Erected
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Rabat, Morocco ElevatedArchdiocese of Rabat, Morocco Elevated
14 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Sokodé, Togo ElevatedDiocese of Sokodé, Togo Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Tamatave, Madagascar ElevatedDiocese of Tamatave, Madagascar Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Yaoundé, Cameroon ElevatedArchdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon Elevated
14 SepVicariate Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal ElevatedDiocese of Ziguinchor, Senegal Elevated
20 SepVicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho, Viet Nam Erected
20 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Chunchon, Korea (South) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Chunchon, Korea (South) Elevated
1 OctDiocese of Ragusa, Italy Erected
15 NovDiocese of Florida-Melo, Uruguay SplitDiocese of Florida, Uruguay
Diocese of Melo, Uruguay
Split
15 NovArchdiocese of Montevideo, Uruguay
Diocese of Salto, Uruguay
Territory LostDiocese of San José de Mayo, Uruguay Erected
15 NovArchdiocese of Puerto Montt, Chile
Diocese of Valdivia, Chile
Territory LostDiocese of Osorno, Chile Erected

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