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The Year of Our Lord 1946

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4 JulVicariate Apostolic of Marianne, Caroline, and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Caroline and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) (Name Changed and Territory Lost)
Vicariate Apostolic of Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
Territory Added
6 JulNunciature to China (to Internunciature) Elevated
11 JulDiocese of Allahabad, India Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gorakhpur, India Erected
9 AugNunciature to Austria (as Internunciature) Restored
10 AugArchdiocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Ica, Peru Erected
9 NovApostolic Administration of Copiapó, Chile Erected
14 NovMission "Sui Iuris" of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia Elevated
14 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe Erected


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