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unknownDiocese of Temuco, Chile (as Territory to become a Diocese in the future) Established
unknownCongregation for Universal Inquisition, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation of the Holy Office, Roman Curia Name Changed
unknownRoman Rota, Roman Curia Erected
unknownCongregation for Consultations of Bishops and Other Prelates, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation of the Affairs of Religious, Roman Curia Name Changed
unknownSt. Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill Hill Approbation
unknownCongregation of Servants of Charity Founded
unknownNunciature to Honduras Established
unknownNunciature to Nicaragua Established
unknownPatriarchal Vicariate of Turkey (Syrian) Erected
unknownVicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga} o Indipendente, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
15 FebMissionaries of Africa (White Fathers) Approbation
25 FebDiocese of Petrópolis, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil Name Changed
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert, Canada Erected
10 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
16 MarTerritorial Prelature of Intendencias Orientales, Colombia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia Elevated
19 MarDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), Brazil Erected
5 AprDiocese of Chachapoyas, Peru
Diocese of Trujillo, Peru
Territory LostDiocese of Cajamarca, Peru Erected
14 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi Elevated
14 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco Elevated
28 AprDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia Erected
7 JunDiocese of São Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil
Diocese of Campinas, Brazil
Diocese of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Diocese of São Carlos do Pinhal, Brazil
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
7 JunDiocese of São Paulo, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil Elevated
29 JunArchdiocese of Auch, France UnitedArchdiocese of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France United
29 JunCongregation of (Sacred) Rites, Roman Curia Territory LostCongregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia Erected
19 SepDiocese of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Name Changed and Diocese raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
21 SepDiocese of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Temiskaming, Ontario, Canada Erected
27 SepArchdiocese of Chicago, Illinois, USA Territory LostDiocese of Rockford, Illinois, USA Erected
1 OctArchdiocese of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Archdiocese lowered to a Diocese) Elevated
24 NovNunciature to Chile (to Internunciature) Elevated
29 DecNunciature to Central America Established


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