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The Year of Our Lord 1896

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unknownDiocese of Buffalo, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Rochester, New York, USA (Counties of Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, and Tioga) Territory Added
16 JanVicariate Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Northern Madagascar {Madagascar Settentrionale}, Madagascar
Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Madagascar {Madagascar Meridionale}, Madagascar
24 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea Erected
28 JulVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
Vicariate Apostolic of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
28 JulVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India Name Changed
12 SepMission "Sui Iuris" of Baghdad, Iraq Erected


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