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The Year of Our Lord 1925

Diocese Events

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unknownDiocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Antilles (from Bordeaux, France) Metropolitan Changed
unknownNunciature to Prussia Established
unknownApostolic Administration of Bosnia-Hercegovina (Ukrainian) SuppressedEparchy of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia Territory Added
6 JanDiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba ElevatedArchdiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba Elevated
10 FebApostolic Administration of Banato Jugoslavo (Serbo) Erected
11 FebVicariate Apostolic of Yenchowfu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tsingtao [Qingdao], China Erected
11 FebNunciature to Bolivia (to Nunciature) Elevated
12 FebVicariate Apostolic of Chaco, Bolivia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Pilcomayo, Paraguay Erected
6 MarMilitary Ordinariate of Italy, Military Erected
13 MarVicariate Apostolic of Changteh [Changde], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shenchow, China Erected
27 MarDiocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
25 AprDiocese of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Apostolic Administration of Fiume / Rijeka, Croatia
Diocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy
ElevatedDiocese of Rijeka (-Opatija), Croatia Elevated
1 MayDiocese of Amazonas, Brazil
Diocese of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil Erected
1 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Rio Negro, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil Erected
1 MayDiocese of Amazonas, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil Erected
12 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Luapula Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lingling [Yungchow], China Erected
20 MayDelegation to Indochina Established
31 MayVicariate Apostolic of Unianyembé, Tanzania Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania Name Changed
3 JunDiocese of Rieti, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy Name Changed
3 JunDiocese of Poggio Mirteto, Italy
Diocese of Sabina (-Farfa), Italy
UnitedSuburbicarian See of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto, Italy United
3 JunCardinal Titular Church of Sabina UnitedCardinal Titular Church of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto United
5 JunMissionary Society of St. Columban Approbation
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru Elevated
15 JulVicariate Apostolic of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Keewatin, Manitoba, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, Canada Erected
15 JulVicariate Apostolic of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kavirondo, Kenya Erected
24 JulDiocese of Campinas, Brazil
Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
18 OctDiocese of Concepción, Chile Territory LostDiocese of Chillán, Chile
Diocese of Linares, Chile
Diocese of Temuco, Chile
18 OctArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Territory LostDiocese of Rancagua, Chile
Diocese of San Felipe, Chile
Diocese of Talca, Chile
Diocese of Valparaíso, Chile
28 OctDiocese of Kielce, Poland
Diocese of Łódź, Poland
Diocese of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
Territory LostDiocese of Częstochowa, Poland Erected
28 OctApostolic Administration of Upper Silesia {Górny Sląsk}, Poland ElevatedDiocese of Katowice, Poland Elevated
28 OctDiocese of Kraków, Poland ElevatedArchdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland Elevated
28 OctDiocese of Sejny o Sejna o Augustów, Poland Name ChangedDiocese of Łomża, Poland Name Changed
28 OctDiocese of Luceoria o Łuck e Zytomir o Zytomierz, Ukraine SplitDiocese of Lutsk, Ukraine
Diocese of Zytomir, Ukraine
28 OctDiocese of Minsk, Belarus Territory LostDiocese of Pinsk, Belarus Erected
28 OctDiocese of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland Name ChangedDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Name Changed
28 OctDiocese of Vilnius, Lithuania ElevatedArchdiocese of Vilnius, Lithuania Elevated
31 OctNunciature to Latvia (as Internunciature) Established
16 NovDiocese of Liège, Eupen et Malmédy, Belgium Name ChangedDiocese of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), Belgium Name Changed
29 NovDiocese of Panamá Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Darién, Panama Erected
29 NovDiocese of Panamá ElevatedArchdiocese of Panamá Elevated
7 DecDelegation to Antilles Established
15 DecVicariate Apostolic of British Honduras, Belize Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Belize Name Changed
21 DecOrdinariate of Greece (Armenian) Erected
30 DecDiocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
Diocese of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
Territory LostDiocese of Gdańsk, Poland Erected


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