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Diocese Events

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1888Vicariate Apostolic of Giamaica o Jamaica, Antilles Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of British Honduras, Belize Erected
1898Priests of Saint Mary of Tinchebray Decretum Laudis
1919Nunciature to Poland Established
1925Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy (Chignolo Po) Territory LostDiocese of Pavia, Italy Territory Added
1925Diocese of Pavia, Italy (Cascina Bianca di Spirago) Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy Territory Added
1930Missionaries of Workers Decretum Laudis
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montanosa), Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), Philippines Elevated
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda (Busoga and part of Mengo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kampala, Uganda Erected
1952Territorial Prelature of Los Ríos, Ecuador (Latin changed from Fluminensis) Name Changed
1957Apostolic Exarchate of England and Wales {Inghilterra e Galles} (Ukrainian), Great Britain Erected
1966Diocese of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia (Kebupaten Pasir and Kutai Selatan) Territory LostDiocese of Samarinda, Indonesia Territory Added
1968Archdiocese of Durango, México (Pueblo Nuevo)
Diocese of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México (Tamazula, Topia, Canelas, Santa Maria Otaez, and San Dimas along with San Andres de la Sierra (in Santiago Papasquiaro))
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of El Salto, Durango, México Erected
1972Pontifical Commission for the Redaction of the Code of Oriental Canon Law, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Oriental Canon Law, Roman Curia Name Changed
1979Diocese of Mileto, Italy (Palmi, Anoia, Pietro di Caridà, San Proeopio, Seminara, Serrata, Sinopoli, Taurianova along with St. Michael the Archangel in Acquaro di Cosoleto) Territory LostDiocese of Oppido Mamertina, Italy Territory Added
1979Diocese of Oppido Mamertina, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy Name Changed
1979Diocese of Mileto, Italy (S. Maria a Monte Carmelo in Ceramida) Territory LostArchdiocese of Reggio Calabria, Italy Territory Added
1984Diocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Turks and Caicos, Antilles Erected
1994Diocese of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedArchdiocese of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
1994Vicariate Apostolic of Nekemte, Ethiopia (Keffa, Illubabor, and Gambela) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia Erected
1994Delegation to Pacific Ocean EstablishedNunciature to Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Established
1994Diocese of Gweru, Zimbabwe (from Harare) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Hwange, Zimbabwe (from Harare) Metropolitan Changed
1995Diocese of Abomey, Benin (Dassa-Zoumé, Bante, Savalou, Savé, Glazoue, and Ouesse) Territory LostDiocese of Dassa-Zoumé, Benin Erected
1995Diocese of Natitingou, Benin (Djougou, Bassila, Copargo, and Ouake) Territory LostDiocese of Djougou, Benin Erected
1995Archdiocese of Bangui, Central African Republic (Mbaiki) Territory LostDiocese of Mbaïki, Central African Republic Erected
2011Eparchy of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), Canada Erected
2013Diocese of Amadiyah (Chaldean), Iraq
Diocese of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
UnitedDiocese of Amadiyah and Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq United


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