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Diocese Events

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1876Diocese of L’Aquila, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of L’Aquila, Italy Elevated
1928Diocese of Socorro, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia Name Changed
1935Archdiocese of Toulouse (-Narbonne), France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France Name Changed
1948Apostolic Exarchate of Canada (Ukrainian) (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador) Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Eastern Canada (Ukrainian) Erected
1948Apostolic Exarchate of Canada (Ukrainian) (Alberta, British Columbia, and Yukon) Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Western Canada (Ukrainian) Erected
1948Apostolic Exarchate of Canada (Ukrainian) (Manitoba and Saskatchewan) Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Central Canada (Ukrainian) Name Changed
1950Diocese of Cuneo, Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Mondovi, Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1952Diocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Pouso Alegre, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1953Archdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia (Latin name drops "in Colombia") Name Changed
1953Archdiocese of Granada, Spain (Canjáyar and Río de Almería along with Canjáyar, Ohanes, Almócita, Beires, Padules, Ragol, Distinción, Bentarique, Illar, Terque, Huécija, Alicún, Alhama de Almería, Alhabia, Alsodux, Santa Cruz de Márchena, Alboloduy, and Nacimiento) Territory LostDiocese of Almería, Spain Territory Added
1957Archdiocese of Asunción, Paraguay (Villa Oliva, Alberdi, and Villa Franca (all in Neembucus))
Diocese of Villarrica, Paraguay (Misiones (S. Juan Bautista, Ayolas, S. Ignacio, Santa María, S. Miguel, S. Patricio, S. Rosa, Santiago, Villa Florida) and parts of Neembucú (Pilar, Cerrito, Desmochados, General Díaz, Guazucuá, Humaita, Isla Umbú, Laureles, Paso de Patria, Pedro ...)
Territory LostDiocese of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay Erected
1960Sons of Charity Approbation
1970Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines (La Union) Territory LostDiocese of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines Erected
1973Diocese of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South) (de Chang-Nyeong-Gun, de Keo-Je-Gun, de Jin-Yeong-Eup, Jin-Rye-Myeon, Ibuk-Myeon ex Kim-Hae-Gun, et de Hanam-Myeon, and Chodong-Myeon ex Miryang-Gun) Territory LostDiocese of Masan, Korea (South) Territory Added
1974Diocese of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Barra do Turvo and Iporanga)
Diocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Cananeia, Eldorado Paulista, Iguape, Itariri, Jacupiranga, Juquiá, Miracatu, Pariquera-Açu, Pedro de Toledo, Registro, and Sete Barras)
Territory LostDiocese of Registro, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1989Prefecture Apostolic of Mitú, Colombia (Comisaría del Guaviare) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San José del Guaviare, Colombia Erected
1989Diocese of Lucknow, India (Naini Tal, Almora, Pitoragarh, Bareilly, Shajahanpur, and Pilibhit) Territory LostDiocese of Bareilly, India Erected
2010Prefecture Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana Elevated
2013Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian) ElevatedEparchy of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian) Elevated
2013Apostolic Exarchate of Serbia e Montenegro (Križevci), Serbia Name ChangedApostolic Exarchate of Serbia (Križevci) Name Changed
2015Eparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea ElevatedArcheparchy of Asmara (Eritrean), Eritrea Elevated
2015Eparchy of Barentu (Eritrean), Eritrea (from Addis Abeba) Metropolitan Changed
2015Eparchy of Keren (Eritrean), Eritrea (from Addis Abeba) Metropolitan Changed
2015Eparchy of Segheneity (Eritrean), Eritrea (from Addis Abeba) Metropolitan Changed
2015Archeparchy of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia (Metekel, North Gonder, South Gonder, East Gojjam, West Gojjam, Agew Awi, and beyond Wagh Hemra, North Wello, South Wello, Oromia, Necnon Territory 1, 4, and 5 Afar Region) Territory LostEparchy of Bahir Dar - Dessie (Ethiopian), Ethiopia Erected
2019Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”, Roman Curia SuppressedCongregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Roman Curia Territory Added


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