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The Year of Our Lord 1944

Diocese Events

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1 JanDiocese of Malta ElevatedArchdiocese of Malta Elevated
13 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Shunteh [Xingtai], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Shunteh [Xingtai], China Elevated
14 JanVicariate Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert, Canada SplitVicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
24 JanSons of Divine Providence Decretum Laudis
26 FebDiocese of Campinas, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
9 MarPrefecture Apostolic of YŁtze [Yuci], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of YŁtze [Yuci], China Elevated
10 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} [Mellom-Norge] Elevated
10 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} Elevated
17 AprTerritorial Abbey of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA (Catawba, Cleveland, Burke, Lincoln, McDowell, Polk, and Rutherford Counties) Territory LostDiocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Territory Added
11 MayVicariate Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Chantaburi, Thailand Erected
8 JulApostolic Administration of Valdivia, Chile ElevatedDiocese of Valdivia, Chile Elevated
13 JulPrefecture Apostolic of SanyŁan [Sanyuan], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of SanyŁan [Sanyuan], China Elevated
30 AugApostolic Administration of Rio Branco, Brazil ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Rio Branco, Brazil Elevated
21 OctDiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Territory LostDiocese of Evansville, Indiana, USA Erected
21 OctDiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Elevated
21 OctDiocese of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA Territory LostDiocese of Lafayette in Indiana, USA Erected
21 OctDiocese of Columbus, Ohio, USA Territory LostDiocese of Steubenville, Ohio, USA Erected
9 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Chumatien [Zhumadian], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Chumatien [Zhumadian], China Elevated
6 DecArchdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka Name ChangedArchdiocese of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri Lanka Name Changed
16 DecDiocese of Bathurst in Canada, New Brunswick Territory LostDiocese of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada Erected
16 DecDiocese of Piaui, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Oeiras, Brazil
Diocese of ParnaŪba, Piaui, Brazil
16 DecDiocese of Piaui, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Teresina, Brazil Name Changed
18 DecDiocese of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru Territory LostDiocese of Huancavťlica, Peru Erected
18 DecDiocese of HuŠnuco, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Huancayo, Peru Erected
18 DecArchdiocese of Arequipa, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Tacna, Peru Erected
23 DecDiocese of Concordia, Kansas, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Salina, Kansas, USA Name Changed


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