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Diocese Events

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1844Archdiocese of Québec, Canada (becomes a Metropolitan) Elevated
1854Diocese of Coutances, France Name ChangedDiocese of Coutances (-Avranches), France Name Changed
1909Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kenya ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kenya, Kenya Elevated
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Egypt (Egitto), Egypt Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Canale di Suez {Suez Canal}, Egypt Erected
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Taiyüanfu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shohchow, China Erected
1950Prefecture Apostolic of Zenshu, Korea (South) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Kanko o Hamheung, Korea (North) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hamheung, Korea (North) Name Changed
1950Prefecture Apostolic of Kwoszu, Korea (South) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Kwangju, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Heijo, Korea (North) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pyong-Yang, Korea (North) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Territorial Abbey of Tokugen o Tokwon, Korea (North) Name ChangedTerritorial Abbey of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}, Korea (North) Name Changed
1951Diocese of Shillong, India Territory LostDiocese of Dibrugarh, India Erected
1951Prefecture Apostolic of Kyoto, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Kyōto, Japan Elevated
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Likuni, Malawi Name Changed
1951Prefecture Apostolic of Mindoro, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines Elevated
1951Nunciature to Liberia (to Internunciature) Elevated
1955Archdiocese of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil Erected
1958Prefecture Apostolic of Sulu, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines Elevated
1968Diocese of Gulu, Uganda Territory LostDiocese of Lira, Uganda Erected
1987Institute Voluntas Dei Approbation
1995Diocese of Río Cuarto, Argentina Name ChangedDiocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, Argentina Name Changed
1997Diocese of Coro, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Punto Fijo, Venezuela Erected


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