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Diocese Events

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YearFromTo
1596Diocese of São Tomé e Príncipe Territory LostDiocese of Angola e Congo Erected
1790Diocese of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico) Territory LostDiocese of Guayana, Venezuela Erected
1825Missionaries of the Company of Mary Decretum Laudis
1844Diocese of Siracusa, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Siracusa, Italy Elevated
1887Vicariate Apostolic of Verapoly, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
Vicariate Apostolic of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
Erected
1900Diocese of Tolima, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Garzón, Colombia
Diocese of Ibagué, Colombia
Erected
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Central Madagascar {Madagascar Centrale}, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tananarive, Madagascar Name Changed
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Madagascar {Madagascar Settentrionale}, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Name Changed
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Madagascar {Madagascar Meridionale}, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar Name Changed
1921Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee Founded
1925Delegation to Indochina Established
1928Apostolic Exarchate of Harbin [Harbin] (Russian), China Erected
1939Diocese of Concepción, Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile Elevated
1939Diocese of La Serena, Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of La Serena, Chile Elevated
1939Diocese of Chillán, Chile (from Santiago de Chile) Metropolitan Changed
1939Diocese of Temuco, Chile (from Santiago de Chile) Metropolitan Changed
1939Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile (from Santiago de Chile) Metropolitan Changed
1939Diocese of Iquique, Chile (from Santiago de Chile) Metropolitan Changed
1939Diocese of Antofagasta, Chile (from Santiago de Chile) Metropolitan Changed
1948Archdiocese of Bombay, India (Sind and Baluchistan) Territory LostDiocese of Karachi, Pakistan Erected
1955Archdiocese of Toledo, Spain (Guadalajara, Brihuega, Pastrana, and Tomajón) Territory LostDiocese of Sigüenza, Spain Territory Added
1955Diocese of Ávila, Spain (19 parishes in Toledo) Territory LostArchdiocese of Toledo, Spain Territory Added
1955Diocese of Cuenca, Spain (9 parishes in Toledo) Territory LostArchdiocese of Toledo, Spain Territory Added
1955Diocese of Cuenca, Spain (Sacedón in Guadalajara) Territory LostDiocese of Sigüenza, Spain Territory Added
1955Diocese of Cochin, India Territory LostDiocese of Trivandrum, India Territory Added
1982Pontifical Council for Culture, Roman Curia Established
1991Diocese of Sangmélima, Cameroon (Vallée-du-Ntem and Océan) Territory LostDiocese of Ebolowa-Kribi, Cameroon Erected
1991Diocese of Moroto, Uganda (Kotido) Territory LostDiocese of Kotido, Uganda Erected
1991Diocese of Bertoua, Cameroon (Yokadouma) Territory LostDiocese of Yokadouma, Cameroon Erected
2002Nunciature to Timor-Leste Established

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