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Diocese Events

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1933Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Chapecó)
Diocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil (Palmas)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil (Cleveland) Erected
1933Diocese of Hradec Králové, Czechia (Bystré) Territory LostDiocese of Litoměřice, Czechia Territory Added
1935Mission "Sui Iuris" of Yihsien [Yixian], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Yixian [Yihsien], China Elevated
1937Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey, USA (Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Salem, Cumberland, and Cape May) Territory LostDiocese of Camden, New Jersey, USA Erected
1937Diocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA (Ballard, Carliste, Hickman, Fulton, McCracken, Graves, Livingston, Marshall, Calloway, Trigg, Lyon, Crittenden, Caldwell, Christian, Hopkins, Webster, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Eandock, McLean, Ohio, Muhlenberg, Butler, Todd, Logan, Breckinridge, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA Erected
1937Diocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA (Morris, Sussex, and Passaic Counties.) Territory LostDiocese of Paterson, New Jersey, USA Erected
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria (Cilicia (Adana, Mersina, and Tarsus)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey Territory Added
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia (Bantang along with Soekaboemi and Tjandoer) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sukabumi, Indonesia Erected
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Tali [Dali], China ElevatedDiocese of Dali [Tali], China Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa Elevated
1958St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Decretum Laudis
1976Diocese of Vijayawada, India (West Godavari and part of East Godavari) Territory LostDiocese of Eluru, India Erected
1976Diocese of Mombasa, Kenya (Tana River and Lamu)
Diocese of Meru, Kenya (North Eastern Province)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Garissa, Kenya Erected
1976Prefecture Apostolic of Ngong, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Ngong, Kenya Elevated
1976Prefecture Apostolic of Solwezi, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Solwezi, Zambia Elevated
1985Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia (Florencia, Montañita, Paujil, Belén, Doncello, and Puerto Rico along with Morelia, San José del Fragua, Gurillo, Puerto Milán, Valparaíso, and Albania also with Solita, Maguaré, Puerto Manrique, Santuario, Norcasia Pará, and La Unión Peneya) Territory LostDiocese of Florencia, Colombia Erected
1985Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto Leguízamo, Colombia Name Changed
1989Archdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines (Saints Philip and James, Saint Joseph, Saint James the Apostle, Saint Peter the Baptist, the Most Holy Trinity, Saint John the Baptist, Sipocot; Saint John the Baptist, San Fernando; Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Rose of Lima, Saint Bernardine of ...) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Libmanan, Philippines Erected
1995Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba (Granma) Territory LostDiocese of Santisimo Salvador de Bayamo y Manzanillo, Cuba Erected
2003Diocese of Santiago de Cabo Verde (Ilhas de Barlavento: S. Antão, S. Vicente, Santa Luzia, S. Nicolau, Boavista, and Sal) Territory LostDiocese of Mindelo, Cape Verde Erected
2009Nunciature to Russian Federation Established
2016Delegation to Mauritania ElevatedNunciature to Mauritania Elevated


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