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The Year of Our Lord 1901

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unknownDiocese of Panamá (from Bogot  (Columbia) to Cartagena) Metropolitan Changed
unknownConsolata Missionaries Founded
unknownFranciscan Missionary Brothers Founded
25 JanSociety of the Divine Word Approbation
9 FebVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie (New Caledonia), Pacific (Oceania) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
14 FebNunciature to Brazil (to Nunciature) Elevated
17 FebCongregation of the Priestly Fraternity Founded
5 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Magallanes, Chile Erected
15 AprVicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo}, Viet Nam Erected
25 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana Elevated
25 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Dahomey, Benin ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Dahomey, Benin Elevated
30 MayDiocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA (Counties of Lycoming and Center)
Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Counties of Cambria, Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, and Somerset)
Territory LostDiocese of Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA Erected
11 JunDiocese of Soissons (-Laon), France Name ChangedDiocese of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France Name Changed
22 JunHijos de la Sagrada Familia Approbation
3 JulVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie, Alberta, Canada SplitVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska, Alberta, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
16 JulDiocese of Concepción, Chile Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile Erected
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ghardaïa, Algeria Erected
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sahara of French Sudan {Sahara nel Sudan Francese}, Mali Name Changed


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