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The Year of Our Lord 1926

Diocese Events


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unknownDiocese of Bulgarian United Church (Constantinople) (Bulgarian)
Vicariate Apostolic of Macedonia (Thessalonika) (Bulgarian)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tracia (Hadrianopolis) (Bulgarian), Turkey
Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria Erected
unknownRogationists of the Heart of Jesus Founded
11 JanVicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Media Valley) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Navrongo, Ghana Erected
28 JanVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Southern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tsuapa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
28 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Tsuapa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
3 FebCongregation of Christian Workers of Saint Joseph Calasanz Decretum Laudis
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Vicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Territory Added
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Prefecture Apostolic of Ubanghi Belga {Belgian Ubanghi}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Territory Added
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kenya, Kenya Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Meru, Kenya Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kenya, Kenya Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Nyeri, Kenya Name Changed
10 MarArchdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Territory LostApostolic Administration of Kharkiv, Ukraine
Apostolic Administration of Mohilev, Belarus
Apostolic Administration of Moscow, Russian Federation
Erected
10 MarArchdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus
Diocese of Tiraspol, Moldova
Territory LostApostolic Administration of Kazan-Samara-Simbirsk, Russian Federation Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria (Boundaries adjusted)
Vicariate Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale} (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Territory Added
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Orucigeri) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia (Boundaries Adjusted)
Prefecture Apostolic of Kaffa, Ethiopia (Boundaries Adjusted)
Territory Added
10 MarArchdiocese of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania (Epirus, Greece) Territory LostArchdiocese of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece Territory Added
16 MarVicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey (Monastir, Yogoslavia) Territory LostDiocese of Skopje, North Macedonia Territory Added
18 MarVicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey (Macedonia and Thrace, Greece) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Thessaloniki, Greece Erected
18 MarArchdiocese of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece (Peloponnese and Kythira island) Territory Added
20 MarDiocese of Nola, Italy Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Beatissima Vergine Maria del SS.mo Rosario, Italy Erected
AprNunciature to San Marino Established
4 AprArchdiocese of Vilnius, Lithuania (Giedraitens, Malėtens, Merkinens, Stakliškens, and Žaslens) Territory LostDiocese of Kaišiadorys, Lithuania Erected
4 AprDiocese of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania (Panevėžys, Šeduvys (except Badviliškis and Šiaulėnai with Polekelė), Pasvali, Birži, Kupiški, Bokiški, Zarasi, Baguvensis, Anykštensis (except for Kurkliai and Balninkai), Uténensis (...) Territory LostDiocese of Panevėžys, Lithuania Erected
4 AprDiocese of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania (Alsėdii, Kaltinėnai, Kuršėnai, Palanga, Rietava, Seda, Skuoda, Švėkšna, Telšiai, Tauragė, Varnii, and Viekšnii) Territory LostDiocese of Telšiai, Lithuania Erected
4 AprDiocese of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania ElevatedArchdiocese of Kaunas, Lithuania Elevated
4 AprDiocese of Łomża, Poland (Bartninkens, Garliavens, Kalvariens, Mariampolense, Naumiestens, Panemunens, Prienens, Seiriens, Simnens, Vilkaviškens, and Šakens) Territory LostDiocese of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania Erected
4 AprDiocese of Warmia (Ermland), Poland (Klaipėda, Šilutense, Bobkojense, and Viešvilense) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Klaipeda, Lithuania Erected
11 AprArchdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Territory LostApostolic Administration of Leningrad, Russian Federation Erected
14 AprDiocese of Eichstätt, Germany (BamertsJiof) Territory LostDiocese of Regensburg, Germany Territory Added
14 AprDiocese of Regensburg, Germany (Eichensee, Kühnhausen, Kugelstadt, and part of Hepberg) Territory LostDiocese of Eichstätt, Germany Territory Added
16 AprArchdiocese of Udine, Italy (S. Nicolò in Sacile) Territory LostDiocese of Ceneda, Italy Territory Added
20 AprDiocese of Orense, Spain (Santas and Candosa (in Espiñeira)) Territory LostDiocese of Lugo, Spain Territory Added
23 AprDiocese of Massa Carrara, Italy (from Modena) Metropolitan Changed
29 AprBarmherzige Brüder von Maria-Hilf Approbation
10 MayDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil (Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú)) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), Brazil Erected
10 MayDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil (Jacarézinho, Barbozas, Colonia Mincira, Jaguariahyva, Pirahy, Bibeirâo Claro, Sao losé da Boa-Vistai, and Thomazina) Territory LostDiocese of Jacarezinho, Parana, Brazil Erected
10 MayDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil (Ponta Grossa, Castro, Cruz Machado, Guarapuava, Imbituma, Ipiranga, Ivahy, Palmas, Prudentopolis, Bio Claro, Tibagy, and União da Victoria) Territory LostDiocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil Erected
10 MayDiocese of Curitiba, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil Elevated
10 MayVicariate Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], China (Suanhwafu, Wanchiian, Lungmen, YenMng, Hwailai, Sining, Paoan, Yuchow, and Swaian) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Süanhwafu, China Erected
10 MayDiocese of Tiraspol, Moldova Territory LostApostolic Administration of Caucasus, Russian Federation
Apostolic Administration of Odessa, Ukraine
Apostolic Administration of Russia (Armenian), Russian Federation
Apostolic Administration of Tiflis and Georgia
Apostolic Administration of Volga, Russian Federation
Erected
11 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Namibia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Windhoek, Namibia Elevated
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Taiyüanfu, China (Fenyang, Siaoyi, Kihsien, Pingyao, Wenhsue, Kiaocheng, Tsinglo, Kolan, Hinghsien, Lanhsien, FangsJian, Linhsien, LisMh, Chungyang, and SMhlo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Fenyang [Fenyang], China Erected
23 MayPontifical Institute for Foreign Missions United
29 MayDiocese of Vác, Hungary (Felsöpusztaszer estate) Territory LostDiocese of Csanád, Hungary Territory Added
1 JunDiocese of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy (Colle e Spazzavento) Territory LostDiocese of Città della Pieve, Italy Territory Added
21 JunDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil (Noroeste and Alta Paulista) Territory LostDiocese of Cafelândia, Brazil Erected
30 JunVicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries clarified)
Prefecture Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries clarified)
Territory Added
7 JulDiocese of Augsburg, Germany (Leiten) Territory LostArchdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Territory Added
12 JulVicariate Apostolic of Egypt (Egitto), Egypt (Suez Canal region) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Canale di Suez {Suez Canal}, Egypt Erected
12 JulVicariate Apostolic of Taiyüanfu, China (Shohchow, Tsoyun, Hwayen, Fansze, Shanyin, Jinchow, Taichow, Sopingfu, Pinglu, ShencMJi, JSfingwu, Pienkwan, Wuchai, Poku, and Paotehchow) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shohchow, China Erected
12 JulVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Southern part of Uha)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania (Central part of Uha)
Vicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania (Northern part of Uha)
Territory Added
13 JulDiocese of Regensburg, Germany (Kleinwolfersdorf) Territory LostArchdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Territory Added
28 JulVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Lulonga) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
28 JulVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi (Area left of Longwa river up to 30th meridian and area left of the 30th meridian) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Zambese, Zimbabwe Territory Added
3 AugDiocese of Dallas, Texas, USA (Dollam, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Hartley, Moore, Hutchison, Roberts, Hemphill, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Deaf Smith, Randall, Armstrong, Donley, Collingsworth, Parmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Childress, Bailey, Lamb,...)
Diocese of El Paso, Texas, USA (Gaines, Andrews, Ector, and Crane)
Diocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA (Martin, Howard, Midland, Glasscock, Sterling, Upton, Reagan, Irion, Tom Green, Concho, Crockett, Schleicher, Menard, Sutton, Kimble, one-half of Mitchell and Coke, and one-eighth of Runnels)
Territory LostDiocese of Amarillo, Texas, USA Erected
3 AugDiocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA Elevated
10 AugVicariate Apostolic of Ningpo [Ningbo], China (Taichow (Linghai, Tiantai, Sienlcu, Hwabyen, and Wenling)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Taichow [Linhai], China Erected
11 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Cook e Manihiki, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
11 AugVicariate Apostolic of Nanking [Nanjing], China (Haimen, Tsungmin, Nantung, Jukao, Taihing, and Tsingkiang) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Haimen [Haimen], China Erected
7 DecCongregration of Jesus the Priest Founded
10 DecTerritorial Prelature of Acre e Purus, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of São Peregrino Laziosi no Alto Acre e Alto Purus, Brazil Name Changed
14 DecVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
21 DecVicariate Apostolic of Chaco, Bolivia
Diocese of Tarija, Bolivia (Boundaries Adjusted)
Territory Added

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