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Diocese Events

St. Sylvester I, pope (Opt. Memorial)

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1848Diocese of Gaeta, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Gaeta, Italy Elevated
1909Diocese of Fargo, North Dakota, USA Territory LostDiocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA Erected
1909Archdiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA Territory LostDiocese of Crookston, Minnesota, USA (Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Marshall, Mahnomen, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Rosseau Counties.) Erected
1913Prefecture Apostolic of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam Erected
1915Vicariate Apostolic of Temiskaming, Ontario, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Haileybury, Ontario, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
1953Diocese of Calicut, India Territory LostEparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1983Diocese of Belize, Belize Name ChangedDiocese of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles Name Changed
1985Diocese of Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Name ChangedDiocese of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Name Changed
1996Archdiocese of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of Suchitepéquez-Retalhuleu, Guatemala Erected
1996Diocese of Sololá, Guatemala Name ChangedDiocese of Sololá-Chimaltenango, Guatemala Name Changed
2003Vicariate Apostolic of Bauchi, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Bauchi, Nigeria Elevated
2007Archdiocese of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Aix (-Arles), France (removed Embrun as secondary title) Name Changed
2007Diocese of Gap, France Name ChangedDiocese of Gap (-Embrun), France (added Embrun as secondary title) Name Changed


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