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The Year of Our Lord 1945

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MarNunciature to Czechoslovakia Restored
15 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Arauca, Colombia
Diocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia (Eastern part)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Labateca, Colombia Erected
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada
Diocese of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada Erected
13 JulVicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru (Northern and Eastern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas, Peru Erected
1 AugVicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru Name Changed
4 AugDiocese of Omaha, Nebraska, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Omaha, Nebraska, USA Elevated
4 AugDiocese of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (from Dubuque) Metropolitan Changed
4 AugDiocese of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA (from Dubuque) Metropolitan Changed
11 AugArchdiocese of Acerenza e Matera, Italy Territory Added
18 OctInstitute of Schönstatt Diocesan Fathers Founded
24 NovDiocese of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada (Baie-Ste Catherine, Tadoussac, Les Cocumins, St. Paul du Nord (with Sault au Montón), Les Bergeronnes, and Portneuf)
Vicariate Apostolic of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada
ElevatedDiocese of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada Elevated
24 NovArchdiocese of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy Name Changed
24 NovDiocese of Capaccio e Vallo della Lucania, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Vallo di Lucania, Italy Name Changed
14 DecDiocese of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador (Northern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador Erected
22 DecArchdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Kamloops) Territory LostDiocese of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada Erected
22 DecDiocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA (Portage)
Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA (Jowa, Grant, Lafayette, and Sauk)
Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA (Dane, Jefferson, Green Rock, Columbia, Marquette, and Green Lake)
Territory LostDiocese of Madison, Wisconsin, USA Erected


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