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The Year of Our Lord 1923

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DateFromTo
unknownNunciature to Panama Established
unknownApostolic Administration of Szombathely and Gurk in Yugoslavia Erected
30 JanFranziskanerbrüder vom Heiligen Kreuz Approbation
30 JanDelegation to East Indies (Added Goa) Territory Added
2 FebVicariate Apostolic of Siberia, Russian Federation (Primorskaia Oliasti and Amurshia Oblasti along with Russian part of Sakalin island) Territory LostDiocese of Vladivostok, Russian Federation Erected
10 FebDiocese of Csanád, Hungary Territory LostApostolic Administration of Srpski Banat, Serbia Erected
10 FebArchdiocese of Kalocsa, Hungary Territory LostApostolic Administration of Bačka (Bács) Jugoslavenska, Serbia Erected
17 FebDiocese of Csanád, Hungary Territory LostApostolic Administration of Timişoara, Romania Erected
22 FebVicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries clarified)
Prefecture Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries clarified)
Territory Added
15 MarVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana (Quittait and Tripoli (Denu))
Vicariate Apostolic of Togo (Area subject to English rule)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Volta Inferiore, Ghana Erected
15 MarVicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar (Western part) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar Erected
15 MarVicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania (Bussambiro) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Unianyembé, Tanzania Territory Added
19 AprVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa (Swaziland) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Swaziland Erected
1 MayDiocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
Archdiocese of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
Territory LostApostolic Administration of Schneidemühl, Poland Erected
4 MayVicariate Apostolic of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
Vicariate Apostolic of Marianne and Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Marianne, Caroline, and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) United
4 MayDiocese of Osaka, Japan (Yamaghuchi, Shimane, Hiroshima, Oìcayama, and Tottori) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hiroshima, Japan Erected
11 JunDiocese of Mérida, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela Elevated
11 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Adamaua, Cameroon
Vicariate Apostolic of Cameroun (North-western part)
Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon Name Changed
11 JunDiocese of Zulia, Venezuela (from Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela) Metropolitan Changed
11 JunDiocese of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (from Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela) Metropolitan Changed
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa (BarMy-JEast, Wodehouse, SterJcstroom, Molteno Steynsburg, Middelburg Hanover, and Richmond) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gariep, South Africa Erected
12 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Adamaua, Cameroon (Area under English control)
Vicariate Apostolic of Cameroun (Area under English control)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Buéa, Cameroon (Victoria, Kumba, Manfe, and Bamenda) Erected
12 JunDiocese of Coimbatore, India (Shoranur and Mannarghat (in Wollawanad))
Diocese of Mangalore, India (North-Malabar)
Diocese of Mysore, India (Winad)
Territory LostDiocese of Calicut, India Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan (Region in the East) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nilo Equatoriale, Uganda Erected
12 JunDiocese of Trichinopoly, India (Most of Tuticorin, about half of Nellai, and a portion of Kanyakumari) Territory LostDiocese of Tuticorin, India Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa (Eastern Transvaal (Mpumalanga)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa (Lydenburg, Barbeton, Carolina, Middelburg, Béthal, Ermelo, Piet Retief, WaMerstroom, and Standerton) Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Denmark (Iceland) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Iceland {Islanda} Erected
20 JunDiocese of Münster, Germany (Oldenburg along with Kniphausen and Varel) Territory Added
2 JulVicariate Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco (Area under French control) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rabat, Morocco Erected
20 JulDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil (Adjusted to match civil boundaries) Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil Territory Added
20 JulArchdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (7 parishes) Territory LostDiocese of Belo Horizonte, Brazil Territory Added
20 JulDiocese of Belo Horizonte, Brazil (B.M.V. (das Brotas de Entre Bios); St. Blasius the Martyr (of Suassuhy); and St. Gundisalvi (of Ibituruna)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
27 JulMissionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Founded
4 AugDiocese of Bobbio, Italy
Territorial Abbey of San Colombano, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy United
7 SepConsolata Missionaries Approbation
25 OctDiocese of Riga, Latvia ElevatedArchdiocese of Riga, Latvia (Without Suffragans) Elevated
26 OctDiocese of Alton, Illinois, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Springfield in Illinois, USA Name Changed
13 NovArchdiocese of Udine, Italy (Carbona and Methuna) Territory LostDiocese of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy Territory Added
26 NovVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale} (Kroonstad, Vredefort, Heilbron, Lindley, Senekal, Bethlehem, Ficksburg, Harrismith, Vrede, and half of the civil districts of Hoopstad, Winburg, and Ladybrand) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa Erected
30 NovDiocese of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil (Petrolina, Boa Vista, Cabrobó, Leopoldina, Serrinha, Ouricuri, São Gonçalo, Exu, and Granito) Territory LostDiocese of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
11 DecVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa (Mtunzini, Eshowe, NJcanshala, and Ugutu)
Prefecture Apostolic of Zululand, South Africa
ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Eshowe, South Africa Elevated
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale}, China (Hanyang, Mienyang, Tsienkiang, Tienmen, Kingshan, and Anlu, as well as part of Hanchwan) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang], China Erected
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale}, China (Wuchang, Sienning, Tungsiian, Woeheng, Tayeh, and Hingkwo) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang], China Erected
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale}, China (Puchi, Kiayü, Tsungyang, and Tungcheng) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Puchi [Puqi], China Erected
12 DecVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China Name Changed
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedEparchy of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedArcheparchy of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedEparchy of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India ElevatedEparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India Elevated
27 DecVicariate Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China (Funing) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Funing [Xiapu], China Erected
27 DecVicariate Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China (Tingchow) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tingchow [Changting], China Erected
27 DecVicariate Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Foochow [Fuzhou], China Name Changed
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra, Indonesia (Benglcoelen, Lampongsche, Palembang, and Djambi with adjacent smaller islands) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Benkoelen, Indonesia Erected
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra, Indonesia (Banka, Billion, and archipelago of Riouw) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia Erected
27 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Sumatra, Indonesia Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Name Changed

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