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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1842Prefecture Apostolic of Aborigines of Australia Erected
1855Diocese of Bayeux, France Name ChangedDiocese of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France Name Changed
1862Franziskanerbrüder vom Heiligen Kreuz Founded
1883Diocese of Bulgarian United Church (Constantinople) (Bulgarian) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Macedonia (Thessalonika) (Bulgarian) Erected
1911Diocese of Valence, France Name ChangedDiocese of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France Name Changed
1922Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Erie, Huron, and Bichland) Territory LostDiocese of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA Territory Added
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa (BarMy-JEast, Wodehouse, SterJcstroom, Molteno Steynsburg, Middelburg Hanover, and Richmond) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gariep, South Africa Erected
1923Prefecture Apostolic of Adamaua, Cameroon (Area under English control)
Vicariate Apostolic of Cameroun (Area under English control)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Buéa, Cameroon (Victoria, Kumba, Manfe, and Bamenda) Erected
1923Diocese of Coimbatore, India (Shoranur and Mannarghat (in Wollawanad))
Diocese of Mangalore, India (North-Malabar)
Diocese of Mysore, India (Winad)
Territory LostDiocese of Calicut, India Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan (Region in the East) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nilo Equatoriale, Uganda Erected
1923Diocese of Trichinopoly, India (Most of Tuticorin, about half of Nellai, and a portion of Kanyakumari) Territory LostDiocese of Tuticorin, India Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa (Eastern Transvaal (Mpumalanga)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa (Lydenburg, Barbeton, Carolina, Middelburg, Béthal, Ermelo, Piet Retief, WaMerstroom, and Standerton) Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Denmark (Iceland) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Iceland {Islanda} Erected
1924Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (San Benito (Punta de Blanco and Santiago), Caimito (Los Cayos and Mamón), San Marcos (La Flores, Cuenca, M Pital, Candelaria, M Limón, and El Tablón), and part of Ayapel (Cecilia, Cintura, and Vré)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sinú, Colombia Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana (Occidental Akim) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Accra, Ghana Territory Added
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Calabar, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Calabar, Nigeria Elevated
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali (Mopti, San, and Tougan along with Nouna) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nouna, Burkina Faso Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali (Kayes, Kita, Bafouladé, Nioro, Nara, and Néma) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kayes, Mali Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Ouahigouya and Koudougon) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (Sikasso and Koutiala) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo, Mali Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Beni nel Congo Belga {Belgian Congo} (Boundaries adjusted)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Accra, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Accra, Ghana Elevated
1948Delegation to East Indies ElevatedNunciature to India (to Internunciature) Elevated
1955Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines (Abra) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bangued, Philippines Erected
1955Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines (Santa Cruz, Candelaria, and Masinloc)
Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines (Subie, Olongapo, Castillejos, S. Marcellino, S. Antonio, S. Narciso, Felipe, Cabangan, Botolan, Iba, and Palawig)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Iba, Philippines Erected
1958Territorial Prelature of Moyobamba, Peru (Euibayoc, Navarro, Pelejo, and Pongo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón, Peru Territory Added
1958Diocese of Ávila, Spain (Guijo de Avila, Cespedosa, Bercimulle, Gallegos del Solmirón, Armenteros, Rágama, Oantaracillo, Bóveda del Bio Almar, Mancera de Abajo, Salmoral, Iñigos-Blasco, and Novaombela)
Diocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain (Salamanca)
Territory LostDiocese of Salamanca, Spain Territory Added
1958Diocese of Ávila, Spain (Santibáñez de Béjar, Puente de Congosto, Navamorales, El Tejado, El Gordo, and Berrocalejo)
Diocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain (Santa María de Baños de Montemayor)
Territory LostDiocese of Plasencia, Spain Territory Added
1958Diocese of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain (Cáceres) Territory LostArchdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana Territory Added
1958Diocese of Salamanca, Spain (Aldeanueva de la Sierra, Anaya de Huebra, Gallegos de Huebra, Avililla de la Sierm, Mieza, Muñoz, San Muñoz, Sanchón de la Sagrada, la Sagrada, Tamames, Villares of Yeltes, Pedro Alvaro, and Vilvestre) Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain Territory Added
1958Diocese of Plasencia, Spain (Avila and N. S. dei Olmo de Aldeanueva del Camino) Territory LostDiocese of Ávila, Spain Territory Added
1964Vicariate Apostolic of Kota Baru, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sukarnapura, Indonesia Name Changed
1967Vicariate Apostolic of Bermuda Islands, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Hamilton in Bermuda, Antilles Elevated
1967Diocese of Kasama, Zambia ElevatedArchdiocese of Kasama, Zambia Elevated
1967Diocese of Nellore, India (Kurnool and Anantapur (in Andhra Pradesh)) Territory LostDiocese of Kurnool, India Erected
1967Vicariate Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos (Saravane, Vapikhamthong, Sédon, Champassac, Attopeu, and Sithandone) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Paksé, Laos Erected
1967Diocese of Fort Rosebery, Zambia (from Lusaka) Metropolitan Changed
1967Diocese of Abercorn, Zambia (from Lusaka) Metropolitan Changed
1975Diocese of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil (Barras, Porto, and Nossa Senhora dos Bemedios)
Archdiocese of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil (Alto Longa, Beneditinos, Altos, Campo Maior, Capitâo de Campos, Castelo do Piauí, São João da Serra, José de Freitas, Miguel Alves, and Sao Miguel do Tapuio)
Territory LostDiocese of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil Erected
1975Diocese of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Concordia and Ponte Serrada)
Diocese of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Agua Doce)
Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Campos Novos, Capinzal, Castelo Branco, Catanduvas, Erval Velho, Herval do Oeste, Ibicaré, Ipira, Iraní, Jaborá, Joaçaba, Lacerdopolis, Ouro, Peritiba, Piratuba, and Tangará)
Territory LostDiocese of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1976Territorial Prelature of Cotabato, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Kidapawan, Philippines Erected
1976Territorial Prelature of Cotabato, Philippines (Maguindanao and Sultan Sa Kudurat) ElevatedDiocese of Cotabato, Philippines Elevated
1983Congregation of the Sons of Merciful Love Decretum Laudis
1996Diocese of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
Diocese of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Eunápolis, Bahia, Brazil (Eunápolis, Belmonte, Porto Seguro, Guaratinga, Itagimirim, Itabela, Itapebi, and Santa Cruz Cabrália) Erected
2003Missionaries of Charity Brothers Approbation
2007Diocese of Koforidua, Ghana (Donkorkrom) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana Erected
2007Nunciature to Burkina Faso (moved to Ouagadougou) See Transferred
2014Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Dorotea Established

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