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The Year of Our Lord 1844

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unknownDiocese of Sovana (Soana), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy Name Changed
unknownVicariate Apostolic of Kansu [Gansu], China SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China Territory Added
3 JanDiocese of Angola e Congo (from São Salvador da Bahia to Lisboa) Metropolitan Changed
3 FebVicariate Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), China Erected
2 MarVicariate Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam SplitVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
Vicariate Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
2 MarDiocese of Nanking [Nanjing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China Erected
16 AprArchdiocese of Québec, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada Erected
15 MayDiocese of Siracusa, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Noto, Italy Erected
20 MayDiocese of Siracusa, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Siracusa, Italy Elevated
25 MayDiocese of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy Territory LostDiocese of Caltanissetta, Italy Erected
31 MayDiocese of Mazara del Vallo, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Trapani, Italy Erected
27 JunDiocese of Catania, Italy
Archdiocese of Messina, Italy
Territory LostDiocese of Acireale, Italy Erected
12 JulArchdiocese of Québec, Canada (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
12 JulDiocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
12 JulDiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
12 JulDiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
16 JulVicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania)
Vicariate Apostolic of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
3 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA Elevated
25 AugFraters van O.L.V. Moeder van Barmhartigheid Founded
22 SepDiocese of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Counties of Cape Breton, Victoria, Inverness, and Richmond on Cape Breton Island, and the Counties of Guysborough, Antigonish, and Pictou on the mainland) Territory LostDiocese of Arichat, Nova Scotia, Canada Erected


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