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Diocese Events

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1837Diocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Territory LostDiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, USA (Territory of Wisconsin, between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers) Erected
1837Diocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Territory LostDiocese of Natchez, Mississippi, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese; State of Mississippi) Erected
1837Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, USA Territory LostDiocese of Nashville, Tennessee, USA (State of Tennessee) Erected
1868Vicariate Apostolic of Lhassa, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Thibet, China Name Changed
1896Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
Vicariate Apostolic of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1896Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India Name Changed
1897Diocese of Mérida, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Zulia, Venezuela Erected
1917Diocese of Goulburn, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Wagga Wagga, Australia Erected
1917Diocese of Wilcannia, Australia Name ChangedDiocese of Wilcannia-Forbes, Australia Name Changed
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Lulonga) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi (Area left of Longwa river up to 30th meridian and area left of the 30th meridian) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Zambese, Zimbabwe Territory Added
1934Diocese of Natal, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil Erected
1965Diocese of Eldoret, Kenya (Western part of Nyandarua) Territory LostDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Territory Added
1965Diocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium (Kapelle-S. Petri, Bever-Akrenbos, Bever-S. Martini) Territory LostArchdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium Territory Added
1965Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium (Vert-Chemin, Warresaix) Territory LostDiocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium Territory Added
1983Territorial Prelature of Coroico, Bolivia ElevatedDiocese of Coroico, Bolivia Elevated
1994Territorial Prelature of Escuintla, Guatemala ElevatedDiocese of Escuintla, Guatemala Elevated
1994Diocese of Badajoz, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain Elevated
1994Titular See of Emerita Augusta Territory Added
2003Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv-Vyshhorod (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostArchiepiscopal Exarchate of Odessa-Krym (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
2016Eparchy of Great Britain (Syro-Malabar) Erected


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