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The Year of Our Lord 1870

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11 FebMissionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Approbation
11 MarVicariate Apostolic of Florida, USA Territory LostDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA Erected
12 MarArchdiocese of México, Federal District
Diocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
Vicariate Apostolic of Tamaulipas, México
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México Erected
18 MarDiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Elevated
18 MarDiocese of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (from Québec) Metropolitan Changed
18 MarDiocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada (from Québec) Metropolitan Changed
18 MarDiocese of London, Ontario, Canada (from Québec) Metropolitan Changed
23 MarDiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador
Archdiocese of Quito, Ecuador
Territory LostDiocese of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador Erected
24 AprFraters van O.L.V. Moeder van Barmhartigheid Approbation
9 MayDiocese of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Western Newfoundland (St. George’s), Canada Erected
9 JunBroeders van de Onbevlekte Ontvangenis van de Heilige Maagd Maria Approbation
14 JunDiocese of Boston, Massachusetts, USA Territory LostDiocese of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA (Counties of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, Hamden, and Worcester) Erected
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Central Burma {Centrale}, Myanmar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Burma {Birmania Settentrionale}, Myanmar Name Changed
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Burma {Birmania Meridio-Occid.}, Myanmar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar Name Changed
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Western Bengal, India Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Central Bengal, India Erected
24 AugVicariate Apostolic of Dahomey, Nigeria Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria Name Changed
2 SepVicariate Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China SplitVicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Settentrionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale}, China
12 SepFratelli Celliti o Alessiani de Aquisgrana Approbation
20 SepCongregation of the Sacred Consulta, Roman Curia Suppressed
27 SepVicariate Apostolic of Luxembourg ElevatedDiocese of Luxembourg Elevated


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