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The Year of Our Lord 1915

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2 JanDiocese of Nocera Umbra, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy Name Changed
15 JanVicariate Apostolic of Northern Victoria Nyanza {Victoria-Nyanza Settentrionale}, Uganda Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Uganda Name Changed
15 JanVicariate Apostolic of Southern Victoria Nyanza {Victoria-Nyanza Meridionale}, Tanzania Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania Name Changed
29 JanArchdiocese of Medellín, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Jericó, Colombia Erected
12 FebDiocese of Bisarchio o Bisarcio (Ozieri), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ozieri, Italy Name Changed
12 FebDiocese of Hakodate, Japan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan Erected
9 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Zambese, Zimbabwe ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Zambese, Zimbabwe Elevated
26 MayVicariate Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Arauca, Colombia Erected
23 JulCatholic Foreign Mission Society of America Decretum Laudis
18 AugVicariate Apostolic of Kiaotsu, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Swatow [Shantou], China Name Changed
4 NovCongregation of Seminaries and Universities, Roman Curia Established
10 NovDiocese of Fortaleza (Ceará), Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil Erected
10 NovDiocese of Fortaleza (Ceará), Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil Elevated
4 DecDiocese of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Elevated
4 DecArchdiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada Territory LostArchdiocese of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Erected
4 DecDiocese of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada (from Saint-Boniface) Metropolitan Changed
15 DecDiocese of Amazonas, Brazil (Caratinga, Manhuaçu, Carangola, José Pedro (Ipanema), Mutum, and Aimorés) Territory LostDiocese of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
20 DecDiocese of Goiás, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil Erected
31 DecVicariate Apostolic of Temiskaming, Ontario, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Haileybury, Ontario, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated


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