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St. Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor (Memorial)

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1571Diocese of Fermo, Italy
Territorial Abbey of Farfa, Italy
Territory LostDiocese of Ripatransone, Italy Erected
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia Inferiore, Namibia Erected
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Upper Cimbebasia {Cimbebasia Superiore}, Angola Name Changed
1904Congregation of Saint Joseph Approbation
1920Vicariate Apostolic of Canton [Guangzhou], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Western Kwangtung and Hainan {Kuangtong Occidentale ed Hainan}, China Erected
1920Nunciature to Switzerland Restored
1930Diocese of Lead, South Dakota, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA Name Changed
1932Archdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
1945Vicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru Name Changed
1951Diocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bertrania en el Catatumbo, Colombia Erected
1959Diocese of Ugento, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy Name Changed
1967Sacred Consistorial Congregation, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Bishops, Roman Curia Name Changed


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