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The Year of Our Lord 1936

Diocese Events

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unknownApostolic Administration of Srpski Banat, Serbia Name ChangedApostolic Administration of Jugoslavenska Banat, Serbia Name Changed
11 JanDiocese of Pinsk, Belarus (Wodzld, Sciony, and Kiewlahi) Territory LostDiocese of Łomża, Poland Territory Added
27 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Gariep, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Aliwal, South Africa Elevated
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Dakar, Senegal Name Changed
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing], China (Yngshan)
Prefecture Apostolic of Hwangchow, China
ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kichow [Qichun], China Elevated
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
27 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Sénégal Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Saint-Louis du Sénégal Name Changed
22 FebDiocese of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada (County of Kent)
Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (Counties of Westmorland, Albert, Kent, and some French parishes in the County of Northumberland)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Erected
22 FebArchdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Deanery of Nelson, Cranbrook, and part of Keloiona) Territory LostDiocese of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Erected
22 FebDiocese of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada (from Halifax to Moncton) Metropolitan Changed
22 FebDiocese of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (from Halifax to Moncton) Metropolitan Changed
4 MarSociety of Bethlehem Mission Immensee Approbation
9 MarDiocese of Hakodate, Japan Name ChangedDiocese of Sendai, Japan Name Changed
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Bůi Chu, Viet Nam (Nam-Dinh (Thai-Binh, Humg-Yen, and Nam-Dinh)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Thái Binh, Viet Nam Erected
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Northern Burma {Birmania Settentrionale}, Myanmar (Shan de Tawng Peng, Hsenwi Septentrionali, Hsenwi Meridionali, and part of Munglun) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kengtung, Myanmar Territory Added
14 MarDiocese of Łomża, Poland (Kościół) Territory LostDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Territory Added
15 MarNunciature to Guatemala (to Nunciature) Elevated
21 MarCongregation of Mariannhill Missionaries Approbation
17 AprArchdiocese of Bamberg, Germany (Königsberg) Territory LostDiocese of Würzburg, Germany Territory Added
2 MayTerritorial Abbey of San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy Territory Added
25 MayVicariate Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia (Part of Timor (Dutch), islands of Boti, Savoie, Alor, and Pantar) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Timor Olandese, Indonesia Erected
25 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Broken Hill, Zambia (Barotseland (Balovale, Lealui, Senanga, Maneoya, Kalabo and Sesheke, along with Livingstone)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Victoria Falls, Zambia Erected
25 MayVicariate Apostolic of Laohokow [Laohekou], China (Siangyang, Tsaoyang, Jcheng, and Nanchang) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Siangyang [Xiangyang], China Erected
25 MayVicariate Apostolic of Kasaď Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Bátetelas (including Tshumbe, Lubefu, Lodja, and Kotato-Kombe)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
25 MayMission "Sui Iuris" of Hainan [Hainan], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hainan [Hainan], China Elevated
25 MayVicariate Apostolic of Luanfu, China (Kiangehow (Sinkien), Yuankü, Wensi, Tsishan, Eotsin, Küwo, Fencheng, Siangning, Kishien, Yicheng, Ishih, Wanchiian, Yungho, Juieheng, Yüsiang, lÂntsin, Y anointed. Pinglu, Hiashien, Anyishien, Siehshien, and Kiangshien) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang [Kiangchow], China Erected
3 JunPrefecture Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marańón, Peru ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marańón, Peru Elevated
6 JunDiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines (Langanan, Zimigiii, Cayapa, and area near river Malig) Territory LostDiocese of Tuguegarao, Philippines Territory Added
6 JunArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany (Gennebreck) Territory LostArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne}, Germany Territory Added
2 JulDiocese of Jaro o Santa Elisabetta, Philippines (Maestre de Campo)
Diocese of Lipa, Philippines (Lubang, islands located in front of Calapan, Bacň, and Puerto Galera; island of Apo; islands of Hin, Remirara, Sibay, and Caluyo, islands of Masin, Tambazon, and Buyallao)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mindoro, Philippines Erected
7 JulVicariate Apostolic of Ichang [Yichang], China (Kien-ling Shichow, Kung-An, Sung-Tse, and part of Kiang-lin) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shashi [Shasi], China Erected
7 JulVicariate Apostolic of Weihweifu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Xinxiang [Sinsiang], China Erected
11 JulDiocese of Los Angeles-San Diego, California, USA (Imperial, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties) Territory LostDiocese of San Diego, California, USA Erected
11 JulDiocese of Los Angeles-San Diego, California, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Los Angeles, California, USA Elevated
11 JulDiocese of Monterey-Fresno, California, USA (from San Francisco) Metropolitan Changed
11 JulDiocese of Tucson, Arizona, USA (from Santa Fe to Los Angeles) Metropolitan Changed
1 AugApostolic Administration of Upper Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), Turkey Erected
24 OctArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile (Pasqua island) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile Territory Added
28 NovArchdiocese of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland (Ispina and Krzykowka) Territory LostDiocese of Tarnów, Poland Territory Added
17 DecDiocese of Lahore, Pakistan (Dera Ghazi Khan with Buoch Trans Frontier, Muzaffargarth, Jhang, Multan, Montgomery, Lyalpur, Dera Ismail Khan, along with Bhajákar and Bahawalpur) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Multan, Pakistan Erected
19 DecDiocese of Lublin, Poland (Krame) Territory LostDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Territory Added
19 DecDiocese of Regensburg, Germany (Forstwiesen) Territory LostDiocese of Augsburg, Germany Territory Added


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