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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Swaziland Erected
1956Military Ordinariate of Canada, Military (to Diocese) Elevated
1958Diocese of Botucatu, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
1958Diocese of Campinas, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
1958Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Parts of Aparecida)
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Guaratingueta and Lagoinha, and Parts of Aparecida)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1958Diocese of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Elevated
1958Diocese of Cork, Ireland
Diocese of Ross, Ireland
UnitedDiocese of Cork and Ross, Ireland United
1958Pontifical Commission for Latin America, Roman Curia Established
1958Diocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo)
Diocese of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo)
Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1958Diocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (from São Paulo) Metropolitan Changed
1966Archdiocese of Ravenna e Cervia, Italy (Ambrogio, Cologna, Berra, Serravalle, Coccanile, Contane, and S. Apollinare in Dossetti in the cities of Copparo, Berra, and Jolanda di Savoia) Territory LostArchdiocese of Ferrara, Italy Territory Added
1968Delegation to Eastern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Tanzania Established
1979Nunciature to Barbados, Antilles Established
1990Territorial Prelature of Encarnación, Paraguay ElevatedDiocese of Encarnación, Paraguay Elevated
1999Indian Missionary Society Approbation
2000Archdiocese of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Ilhota, Luiz Alves, Navegantes, Penha, and Piçarras)
Diocese of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Blumenau, Gaspar, Indaial, Pomerode, Rio dos Cedros, and Timbó)
Diocese of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Benedite Novo and Douter Pedrinho)
Territory LostDiocese of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
2002Diocese of Münster, Germany (St. Paul in the part of Hengelage in Quakenbrück) Territory LostDiocese of Osnabrück, Germany Territory Added
2018Nunciature to Swaziland Name ChangedNunciature to eSwatini Name Changed

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