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Diocese Events


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1818Vicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope {Capo de Buona Speranza}, South Africa Erected
1834Archdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA (MD and DC; aadm of Richmond) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Boston, Massachusetts, USA (MA, ME, NH, RI, CT, and VT) Territory Added
1834Diocese of New York, New York, USA (NY and parts of NJ (Sussex, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Somerset, Middlesex, and Monmouth)) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (PA, DE, and parts of NJ (Hunterdon, Varren, Burlington, Glouester, Salem, Cumberland, and Cap May)) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina, USA (NC, SC, and GA) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA (AL and FL) Territory Added
1834Diocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (LA and MS) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (OH) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA (MI and the North West) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, USA (KY and TN) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (MO, AR, and Territory West of the Mississippi River) Territory Added
1834Diocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA (IN and eastern parts of IL) Territory Added
1855Congregation of Holy Cross Approbation
1920Diocese of Piaui, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí, Piaui, Brazil Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Chefoo, China (Haiyang, Muping, Weihaiwei, Wendeng, and Yungcheng) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Weihaiwei [Weihai], China Erected
1935Prefecture Apostolic of Kaying [Meixian], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kaying [Meixian], China Elevated
1935Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Katanga {Katanga Settentrionale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Katanga {Katanga Settentrionale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1935Prefecture Apostolic of Süchow, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Süchow [Xuzhou], China Elevated
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar (Nosivarilca and Marolambo)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tananarive, Madagascar (Vatomandry and Mahanoro)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Vatomandry, Madagascar Erected
1943Diocese of La Paz, Bolivia ElevatedArchdiocese of La Paz, Bolivia Elevated
1943Diocese of Cochabamba, Bolivia (from Sucra to La Paz) Metropolitan Changed
1943Diocese of Oruro, Bolivia (from Sucra to La Paz) Metropolitan Changed
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Alexishafen, Papua New Guinea
Vicariate Apostolic of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea (Western Highlands) Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Alexishafen, Papua New Guinea (Eastern Highlands) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Goroka, Papua New Guinea Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Alexishafen, Papua New Guinea (Morobe) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Lae, Papua New Guinea Erected
1970Diocese of Rancagua, Chile (Maipo (in Santiago)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Territory Added
1971Vicariate Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile (Lonquimay and Curacautin (both in Malleco))
Diocese of Los Angeles, Chile (Collipulli and Ercilla (both in Malleco))
Territory LostDiocese of Temuco, Chile Territory Added
1982Diocese of Matagalpa, Nicaragua (Jinotega) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Jinotega, Nicaragua Erected
1988Diocese of Antioquía, Colombia (Urabá antioqueno)
Vicariate Apostolic of Quibdó, Colombia (Urabá chocoani)
Territory LostDiocese of Apartadó, Colombia Erected
1988Archdiocese of Medellín, Colombia (Girardota, Barbosa, Santo Domingo, Concepción, Alejandría, San Roque, Caracoli, Maceo, Yolombó, and Cisneros) Territory LostDiocese of Girardota, Colombia Erected
1988Archdiocese of Medellín, Colombia (Amaga, Angelopolis, Armenia, Caldas, Fredonia, Heliconia, Montebello, Santa Barbara, Titiribí, and Venecia along with Santa Isabel, de la Tablaza) Territory LostDiocese of Caldas, Colombia Erected
1988Diocese of Antioquía, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia Elevated
1988Diocese of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia (from Medellín) Metropolitan Changed
2008Diocese of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, Croatia (Serbia) Territory LostDiocese of Srijem, Serbia Erected
2008Diocese of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, Croatia (Croatia) ElevatedArchdiocese of Ðakovo-Osijek, Croatia (and Name Change) Elevated
2008Diocese of Požega, Croatia (from Zagreb) Metropolitan Changed
2008Diocese of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador Name ChangedDiocese of Santo Domingo en Ecuador Name Changed

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