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The Year of Our Lord 1551

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DateFromTo
unknownDiocese of Schleswig, Germany Suppressed
unknownDiocese of Ario, Greece SuppressedDiocese of Rethymo (Calamona), Greece Territory Added
25 FebArchdiocese of Funchal, Portugal Territory LostDiocese of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, Brazil Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Funchal, Portugal ElevatedDiocese of Funchal, Portugal (from Archdiocese to Diocese) Elevated
3 JulDiocese of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, Brazil (from Funchal to Lisboa) Metropolitan Changed
4 DecCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Via Established
4 DecCardinal Titular Church of San Simeone Profeta Established
4 DecCardinal Titular Church of Santa Barbara Established

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