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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1532Order of Observant Friars Minor FoundedOrder of Reformed Friars Minor Founded
1896Vicariate Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Northern Madagascar {Madagascar Settentrionale}, Madagascar
Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Madagascar {Madagascar Meridionale}, Madagascar
Erected
1960Archdiocese of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil (Federal District) Territory LostArchdiocese of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil Erected
1960Diocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Presidente Prudente, Alfredo Marcondes, Alvares Machado, Anhumas, Caiabú, Caiuá, Indiana, Marabá Paulista, Mirante do Paranapanema, Piquerobi, Pirapozinho, Presidente Bernardes, Presidente Epitácio, Presidente Venceslau, Regente Feijó, Sandovalina, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1960Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Sâo Joâo da Boa Vista, Aguaí, Aguas da Prata, Caconde, Casa Branca, Divinolândia, Mococa, Mogi-Guaçu, Itobi, Pinhal, Santa Cruz das Palmeiras, Santo Antonio do Jardim, Sao José do Rio Pardo, Sao Sebastião da Grama, Tambaú, Tapiratiba, Vargem Grande do Sui) Territory LostDiocese of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1964Vicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia (Western Part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ariari, Colombia Erected
1964Prefecture Apostolic of Bossangoa, Central African Republic ElevatedDiocese of Bossangoa, Central African Republic Elevated
1964Prefecture Apostolic of Pala, Chad ElevatedDiocese of Pala, Chad Elevated
1964Archdiocese of Nagpur, India (Civil Districts: Raipur, Bilaspur, and Drug) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Raipur, India Erected
1964Diocese of Dibrugarh, India (Subansiri, Siang, and part of Lakhimpur)
Diocese of Shillong, India (Darrang, Nowgong, and parts of Goalpara and Kamrup)
Territory LostDiocese of Tezpur, India Erected
1971Diocese of Roseau, Dominica, Antilles (Leeward Islands: Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, Montserrat, Redonda, and Sombrero) Territory LostDiocese of Saint John’s, Virgin Islands (British), Antilles Erected
1971Diocese of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
Diocese of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
Territory LostDiocese of Kerema, Papua New Guinea (Gulf) Erected
1978Diocese of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (Valverde, Monte Christi, Dajabón, and Santiago Rodríguez) Territory LostDiocese of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic Erected
1978Diocese of La Vega, Dominican Republic (Duarte, Maria T. Sánchez, and Samaná) Territory LostDiocese of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic Erected
1978Diocese of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic (Salcedo) Territory LostDiocese of La Vega, Dominican Republic Territory Added
1991Ordinariate of Poland, for Greek and Armenian Catholics Name ChangedOrdinariate of Poland, Faithful of Eastern Rites Name Changed
1991Diocese of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ukrainian), Poland Name ChangedDiocese of Przemyśl (Ukrainian), Poland Name Changed
1991Apostolic Exarchate of Lemkowszczyzna (Ukrainian), Poland SuppressedDiocese of Przemyśl (Ukrainian), Poland Territory Added
1995Diocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, Cuba (Ciénaga de Zapata) Territory LostDiocese of Matanzas, Cuba Territory Added
2002Diocese of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil Elevated
2002Diocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Paulo Afonso, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil Elevated
2002Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Jequié, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil (from Sao Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed

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