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The Year of Our Lord 1932

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unknownSt. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Founded
11 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Chaohsien [Zhaoxian], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Chaohsien [Zhaoxian], China Elevated
18 JanVicariate Apostolic of Quinhon, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kontum, Viet Nam Erected
21 JanVicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng], China Erected
2 FebVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kumasi, Ghana Erected
4 FebVicariate Apostolic of Moukden, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fushun, China Erected
5 FebDiocese of Guayana, Venezuela Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Alto Orinoco, Venezuela Erected
22 MarDiocese of Transilvania, Erdély, Siebenbürgen, Romania Name ChangedDiocese of Alba Iulia, Romania Name Changed
22 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
22 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
23 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang], China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian], China Erected
20 AprVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bandung, Indonesia Erected
25 AprVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Purwokerto, Indonesia Erected
2 MayArcheparchy of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan Erected
6 MayMissionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Mallorca) Approbation
6 MaySt. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart Decretum Laudis
7 MayVicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam Erected
27 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon Elevated
27 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Kavirondo, Kenya ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
1 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Hwangchow, China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hwangchow, China Elevated
1 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Changtien, China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Changtien, China Elevated
1 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Szepingkai, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Szepingkai [Siping], China Elevated
11 JunApostolic Exarchate of Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), Turkey Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Greece (Greek) Erected
11 JunEparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
11 JunArcheparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
17 JunVicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi], China Erected
17 JunVicariate Apostolic of Luanfu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hungtung [Hongdong], China Erected
17 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Shohchow, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Shohchow [Shuoxian], China Elevated
17 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tatungfu, China Elevated
7 JulArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia Erected
15 JulDiocese of Cebu, Philippines
Diocese of Jaro, Philippines
Territory LostDiocese of Bacolod, Philippines Erected
15 JulDiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mountain Provinces, Philippines Erected
18 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
18 JulDiocese of Allahabad, India
Diocese of Nagpur, India
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jubbulpore, India Erected
18 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Elevated
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Tukuyu, Tanzania Erected
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Karafuto, Japan Erected
1 AugArchdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
22 AugSociety of Christ for Polish Immigrants Founded
24 OctMissionários da Boa Nova Approbation
15 NovVicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fengsiang [Fengxiang], China Erected
18 NovDiocese of Goiás, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Goiás, Brazil Elevated
29 NovVicariate Apostolic of Yükiang [Yujiang], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kienchangfu, China Erected


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