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Diocese Events

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1870Vicariate Apostolic of Florida, USA Territory LostDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA Erected
1883Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Montana, USA (Current part of the state of Montana East of the Rockies) Territory Added
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Norvegia (Norway) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Norvegia (e Spitzbergen) Elevated
1910Diocese of Pamiers, France Name ChangedDiocese of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France Name Changed
1929Delegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea and Ethiopia (Abyssiniae)
Nunciature to Syria (Palestine, TransJordan, and island of Cyprus)
Name ChangedDelegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Palestine, TransJordan, and Island of Cyprus Name Changed
1935Diocese of Ajmer, India (Part of the Administration of Central India, which is south of the Administration of Rajputana, the Prefecture (tahsil) of Thandla, the districts of Isaghar and Mandasor, and the State of Sitaman)
Diocese of Allahabad, India (State of Bhopal and the district of Bhilsa)
Diocese of Nagpur, India (District of Eoshangabad (except Pachmari), district of Nimar, State of Barwani, and that part of the States of Indore and Dhar, which lies to the south of the river Narbada)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Indore, India Erected
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Sienhsien [Xianxian] (Siensien), China (Taming, Nanlao, Tsingfeng, and Kaichow (or Puyang) along with Changyua) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Taming [Daming], China Erected
1948Diocese of Concepción y Chaco, Paraguay (Northern region) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay Erected
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Pontianak, Indonesia (Liutang) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sintang, Indonesia Erected
1967Delegation to Southern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Lesotho Established
1968Archdiocese of Cotonou, Benin (Mono) Territory LostDiocese of Lokossa, Benin Erected
1968Diocese of Garoua, Cameroon (Diamaré and Margui Wandala (except Kaelé)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon Erected
1968Diocese of Garoua, Cameroon (Mayo, Danai, Logone and Chari along with Kaelé) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yagoua, Cameroon Erected
1971Diocese of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Western and Southern part) Territory LostDiocese of Kolwezi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1977Archeparchy of Munhall (Ruthenian), USA Name ChangedArcheparchy of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA Name Changed
1981Diocese of Ajmer and Jaipur, India (Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh) Territory LostDiocese of Indore, India Territory Added
1992Delegation to Southern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Swaziland Established
2000Diocese of Pesaro, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Pesaro, Italy Elevated
2000Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
2000Diocese of Fabriano-Matelica, Italy (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2000Territorial Prelature of Loreto, Italy (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
2000Diocese of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy (from Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado) Metropolitan Changed
2000Diocese of Senigallia, Italy (from Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado) Metropolitan Changed
2008Diocese of Caguas, Puerto Rico (Fajardo, Naguabo, Ceiba, Vieques, Culebra, and Humacao)
Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico (Canóvanas, Loíza, Luquillo, and Río Grande)
Territory LostDiocese of Fajardo-Humacao, Puerto Rico Erected


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