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21st day of May

Diocese Events

St. Christopher Magallanes, priest and martyr, and his companions, martyrs (Opt. Memorial)

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1515Diocese of Torino, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Torino {Turin}, Italy Elevated
1840Diocese of Santiago de Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Elevated
1904Sons of Saint Mary Immaculate Decretum Laudis
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, Indonesia (South-Eastern province of Borneo (Residentie Zuider en Oosterafdeeling)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia Erected
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pontianak, Indonesia Name Changed
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Karafuto, Japan ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Karafuto, Russian Federation Elevated
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Sinkiang [Xinjiang-Urumqi], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang-Urumqi [Sinkiang], China Elevated
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Shaowu [Shaowu], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Shaowu [Shaowu], China Elevated
1954Archdiocese of Popayán, Colombia (Part of Robles in El Valle) Territory LostDiocese of Cali, Colombia Territory Added
1959Archdiocese of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar (Ambatondrazaka and Andilamena)
Archdiocese of Tananarive, Madagascar (Moramanga)
Territory LostDiocese of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar Erected
1960Diocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Carrancas, Itumirim, Itutinga, Lavras, Luminarias, Minduri, and São Vincente de Minas)
Diocese of Juiz de Fora, Brazil (Andrelândia, Madre de Deus, and Piedade do Rio Grande)
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (São João del Rei, Barroso, Dores de Campos, Lagoa Dourada, Nazareno, Prados, Rezende Costa, Tiradentes, and Bom Sucesso)
Territory LostDiocese of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
1960Diocese of Kisumu, Kenya (South Nyanza) Territory LostDiocese of Kisii, Kenya Erected
1966Delegation to Eastern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Malawi Established
1973Delegation to Western Africa EstablishedDelegation to Togo and Guinea
Delegation to Mali and Mauritania
1979Diocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil (Angical, Baianópolis, Barreiras, Brejolândia, Catolândia, Cotegipe, Cristópolis, Formosa do Rio Preto, Riachäo das Neves, Santa Rita de Càssia, Sâo Desidèrio, and Tabocas do Brejo Velho) Territory LostDiocese of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil Erected
1987Delegation to Guinea ElevatedNunciature to Guinea Elevated
1990Diocese of Kisumu, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
1990Diocese of Mombasa, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Mombasa, Kenya Elevated
1990Diocese of Nyeri, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Elevated
1990Diocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh (Rajshahi, Pabna, and Bogra) Territory LostDiocese of Rajshahi, Bangladesh Erected
1990Diocese of Bungoma, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Eldoret, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Kakamega, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Kisii, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Lodwar, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Embu, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Marsabit, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Meru, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Muranga, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
1990Diocese of Garissa, Kenya (from Nairobi) Metropolitan Changed
2002Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, California , Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii) Territory LostEparchy of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA Erected
2002Prefecture Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria Elevated


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