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22nd day of February

Diocese Events

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YearFromTo
1807Eparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine ElevatedArcheparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Elevated
1894Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shantung {Scian-Ton Settentrionale}, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Shantung {Scian-Ton Orientale}, China Erected
1921Prefecture Apostolic of Putumayo, Peru
Prefecture Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru
ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Elevated
1921Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Bom-Despacho and Santo Antonio do Monte) Territory LostDiocese of Aterrado, Brazil Territory Added
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries clarified)
Prefecture Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries clarified)
Territory Added
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar (Sambirano and Moromandia) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, Madagascar Territory Added
1936Diocese of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada (County of Kent)
Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (Counties of Westmorland, Albert, Kent, and some French parishes in the County of Northumberland)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Erected
1936Archdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Deanery of Nelson, Cranbrook, and part of Keloiona) Territory LostDiocese of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Erected
1936Diocese of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada (from Halifax to Moncton) Metropolitan Changed
1936Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (from Halifax to Moncton) Metropolitan Changed
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Lolo and Moenge) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu], China (Tsiki, ñhenhsien, Siuning, Kimen, Ihsien in the civil province of Anhwei, as well as the civil sub-prefecture of Wuyuan in the civil province of Kiangsi) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tunxi [Tunki], China Erected
1947Diocese of Cervia, Italy
Archdiocese of Ravenna, Italy
UnitedArchdiocese of Ravenna e Cervia, Italy United
1954Diocese of Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Gerace-Locri (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy Name Changed
1958Diocese of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Harbour Grace-Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada Name Changed
1962Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Atanasio Established
1968Missionary Society of Saint Thomas the Apostle (Syro-Malabar) Founded
1974Archdiocese of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) (Pitcairn Island (in Polynesia)) Territory Added
1977Diocese of Montefeltro, Italy
Diocese of Rimini, Italy (Serravalle and Faetano along with Falciano and Dogana)
Diocese of Sarsina, Italy (Rivolparo and Sapigno in Romagnano)
Name ChangedDiocese of San Marino-Montefeltro, Italy Name Changed
1986Diocese of Chillán, Chile (Tucapel) Territory LostDiocese of Los Angeles, Chile Territory Added
1991Vicariate Apostolic of Zamora, Ecuador Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Zamora en Ecuador Name Changed
2008Missionary Servants of the Word Approbation
2013Diocese of Owando, Congo (Plateaux) Territory LostDiocese of Gamboma, Congo Erected
2013Nunciature to South Sudan Established
2014Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre Angela Established
2014Cardinal Titular Church of San Giacomo in Augusta Established
2014Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Angela Merici Established
2024Archdiocese of Conakry {Konakry}, Guinea Territory LostDiocese of Boké, Guinea Erected

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