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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1515Diocese of Chieti, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Lanciano, Italy Erected
1840Diocese of Sonora, México Territory LostDiocese of California (Two Californias, Both Californias), México (Old and New California) Erected
1877Diocese of Nîmes, France Name ChangedDiocese of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France Name Changed
1883Apostolic Administration of Nicopolis, Romania ElevatedArchdiocese of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania Elevated
1892Diocese of São Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil Erected
1892Diocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Amazonas, Brazil Erected
1892Diocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil Erected
1892Diocese of Olinda, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Paraíba, Brazil Erected
1892Diocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Elevated
1892Diocese of Cuiabá, Brazil (from São Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
1892Diocese of Goiás, Brazil (from São Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
1903Missionari di S. Giuseppe nel Messico Approbation
1912Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Coastal Chi-Li {Ce-Li Marittimo}, China Erected
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Burma {Birmania Orientale}, Myanmar (Keng-Tung) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kengtung, Myanmar Erected
1927Prefecture Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], China Elevated
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Malang, Indonesia Erected
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Burma {Birmania Orientale}, Myanmar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Toungoo, Myanmar Name Changed
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Bafalce, Belongo Weti, and Hongo) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea (Boundaries changed from 142m22' to 143m20') Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Central New Guinea Territory Added
1959Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Mussum and Santa Lucia do Piai (of Caxias do Sul)) Territory LostDiocese of Caxias, Brazil Territory Added
1959Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Guaporé and Casca along with Maria (of Marau)) Territory LostDiocese of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory Added
1963Archdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Hull, Québec, Canada Erected
1967Diocese of Sololá, Guatemala (EI Quiché) Territory LostDiocese of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala Erected
1967Archdiocese of Guatemala (Chimaltenango) Territory LostDiocese of Sololá, Guatemala Territory Added
1987Diocese of Labrador-Schefferville, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Labrador City-Schefferville, Québec, Canada Name Changed
1987Diocese of Eldoret, Kenya (Tongaren)
Diocese of Kakamega, Kenya (Bungoma and Busia)
Territory LostDiocese of Bungoma, Kenya Erected
1990Diocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Rest of Anhembi) Territory LostArchdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
1996Archdiocese of Guatemala (Departamento Santa Rosa) Territory LostDiocese of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala Erected
2021Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras (Lempira and Intibucá) Territory LostDiocese of Gracias, Honduras Erected

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