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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1565Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli Established
1829Vicariate Apostolic of Alabama and the Floridas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese; Alabama and Florida) Erected
1844Diocese of Siracusa, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Noto, Italy Erected
1886Vicariate Apostolic of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Western Carolines, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Eastern Carolines, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1899Archdiocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Huaraz, Peru Erected
1906Prefecture Apostolic of Western Honan {Ho-Nan Occidentale}, China Erected
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Central Madagascar {Madagascar Centrale}, Madagascar Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Betafó, Madagascar Erected
1920Nunciature to Czechoslovakia Established
1922Diocese of Kielce, Poland (Rudnik Wielki) Territory LostDiocese of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland Territory Added
1943Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Ashtabula, Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Stark, and Portage) Territory LostDiocese of Youngstown, Ohio, USA Erected
1943Military Ordinariate of Peru, Military Erected
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Central New Guinea (Western part of the central territory) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Aitape, Papua New Guinea Erected
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Central New Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Wewak, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Alexishafen, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Blantyre, Malawi Name Changed
1952Prefecture Apostolic of Indore, India ElevatedDiocese of Indore, India Elevated
1952Prefecture Apostolic of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire (and name change) Elevated
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi (Zomba, Liwonde, Southern Nyassa (Fort Johnston), and Ncheu) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Zomba, Malawi Erected
1958Diocese of Huaraz, Peru (Cajatambo)
Archdiocese of Lima, Peru (Canta except Santa Rosa de Quives; Parts of Cajatambo)
Territory LostDiocese of Huacho, Peru Erected
1958Diocese of Huancayo, Peru (Carrion and Pasco)
Diocese of Huánuco, Peru (Iunin)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Tarma, Peru Erected
1958Diocese of Huánuco, Peru (Marañon)
Diocese of Huaraz, Peru (Departamento de Ancash (Hauri, Pomabamba, Mariscal, Luzuriaga, Corongo, and Pallasca))
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Huarí, Peru Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Aitape, Papua New Guinea (Remaining parts of Maprik) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wewak, Papua New Guinea Territory Added
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Wewak, Papua New Guinea (Remaining parts of Lumi) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Aitape, Papua New Guinea Territory Added
1965Delegation to Eastern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Zambia Established
1987Diocese of Chilaw, Sri Lanka (Kurunegala) Territory LostDiocese of Kurunegala, Sri Lanka Erected
1987Archdiocese of Dhaka, Bangladesh (Mymensingh, Tangail, Kishoreganj, Netrakona, Japalpur, and Sherpur) Territory LostDiocese of Mymensingh, Bangladesh Erected
1987Diocese of Poona, India (Dhulia, Jalgoan, Nashik, and Ahmednagar) Territory LostDiocese of Nashik, India Erected
1990Diocese of São Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, Brazil (Latin changed from Sancti Ludovici de Montes Belos) Name Changed
2005Territorial Abbey of Montevergine, Italy (All except Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary and convent on Partenio along with the Abbey of Loreto in Mercogliano) Territory LostDiocese of Avellino, Italy Territory Added
2006Eparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India ElevatedArcheparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India Elevated
2006Eparchy of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankara), India (from Trivandrum) Metropolitan Changed
2006Eparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankara), India (from Trivandrum) Metropolitan Changed

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