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The Year of Our Lord 1885

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unknownEparchy of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt Erected
7 MarArchdiocese of Toledo, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Madrid, Spain Erected
26 MarArcheparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostEparchy of Stanislaviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
20 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Central District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Centrale}, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa Erected
10 JulDiocese of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Nicolet, Québec, Canada Erected
28 AugVicariate Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Settentrionale}, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Orientale}, China Erected
2 OctVicariate Apostolic of Nebraska, USA ElevatedDiocese of Omaha, Nebraska, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
22 DecMission "Sui Iuris" of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China Elevated


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