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The Year of Our Lord 1954

Diocese Events

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DateFromTo
2 JulArchdiocese of Acerenza e Matera, Italy SplitArchdiocese of Acerenza, Italy
Archdiocese of Matera, Italy
Split
2 JulDiocese of Venosa, Italy (from Acerenza e Matera) Metropolitan Changed
2 JulDiocese of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy (from Salerno (-Acerno)) Metropolitan Changed
2 JulDiocese of Muro Lucano, Italy (from Conza e Campagna) Metropolitan Changed
2 JulDiocese of Anglona-Tursi, Italy (from Acerenza e Matera) Metropolitan Changed
2 JulDiocese of Tricarico, Italy (from Acerenza e Matera) Metropolitan Changed
4 JulDiocese of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Vrbinska vas) Territory LostDiocese of Lavant, Slovenia Territory Added
5 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Jabalpur, India ElevatedDiocese of Jabalpur, India Elevated
5 JulArchdiocese of Agra, India (Datia and Gwalior)
Prefecture Apostolic of Jhansi, India
ElevatedDiocese of Jhansi, India Elevated
5 JulVicariate Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria (Sahara (subject to the Spaniards))
Vicariate Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco (Ifni)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Spanish Sahara and Ifni {Sahara Español e Ifni}, Western Sahara Erected
5 JulDiocese of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil (La Palma) Territory LostDiocese of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Territory Added
18 JulArchdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Santo André, São Bernardo, and São Caetano) Territory LostDiocese of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
26 JulDiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador (Máchala)
Diocese of Loja, Ecuador (Zaruma and Santa Rosa)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of El Oro, Ecuador Erected
26 JulDiocese of Volterra, Italy (Chiusdino, Frassini and Castelletto, Ciciano, Montalcinello, Monticiano, Frosini, S. Galgano, Scalvaia and Luriano, and Tocchi) Territory LostArchdiocese of Siena, Italy Territory Added
30 JulVicariate Apostolic of Caroní, Venezuela (Delta Amacuro) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tucupita, Venezuela Erected
30 JulDiocese of Bolivar, Ecuador
Vicariate Apostolic of Caroní, Venezuela
Territory Added
15 AugArchdiocese of Sens (-Auxerre), France (Pontigny) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Mission de France o Pontigny, France Erected
19 AugDiocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica (Aguirre, Osa, Buenos Aires, and Golfito)
Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica (Tarrazu, Dota, and Perez Zeledón)
Territory LostDiocese of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica Erected
6 OctDiocese of Beira, Mozambique (Zambesia) Territory LostDiocese of Quelimane, Mozambique Erected
17 OctArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain (Tarazona de Guareña) Territory LostDiocese of Salamanca, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Zamora, Spain (14 parishes in Valladolid) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Zamora, Spain (5 parishes in Salamanca) Territory LostDiocese of Salamanca, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Palencia, Spain (89 parishes in Valladolid) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Palencia, Spain (Liebaña in Santander) Territory LostDiocese of León, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Palencia, Spain (Hinojal de Pisuerga in Burgos) Territory LostArchdiocese of Burgos, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Sale, Australia (Cañizal and Valcesade Guareña in Zamora) Territory LostDiocese of Zamora, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Ávila, Spain (23 parishes in Valladolid) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Segovia, Spain (16 parishes in Valladolid) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of León, Spain (45 parishes in Valladolid) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of León, Spain (18 parishes in Zamora) Territory LostDiocese of Zamora, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of León, Spain (157 parishes in Palencia) Territory LostDiocese of Palencia, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Astorga, Spain (12 parishes in Zamora) Territory LostDiocese of Zamora, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Astorga, Spain (23 parishes in Valladolid) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Astorga, Spain (3 parishes Castro Caldelas in Orense, San Pedro de Gudiña in Lugo) Territory LostDiocese of Orense, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Astorga, Spain (10 parishes in Quiroga) Territory LostDiocese of Lugo, Spain Territory Added
17 OctArchdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (Beariz, Girazga, and Lebozán) Territory LostDiocese of Orense, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Tuy, Spain (Ribadavia, 12 parishes, Padrenda and Desteriz (in Orense)) Territory LostDiocese of Orense, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Mondoñedo, Spain (Camarinas, Jomes, and Miño) Territory LostArchdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Mondoñedo, Spain (Mellid with 6 parishes in Lugo) Territory LostDiocese of Lugo, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Orense, Spain (Bubal with 5 parishes, Torbeo (Lugo)) Territory LostDiocese of Lugo, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Orense, Spain (12 Parishes in Zamora) Territory LostDiocese of Astorga, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Lugo, Spain (Territory in León) Territory LostDiocese of León, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Lugo, Spain (Begonte with 4 parishes) Territory LostDiocese of Mondoñedo, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Lugo, Spain (San Pedro de Espiñeira (in Orense)) Territory LostDiocese of Orense, Spain Territory Added
17 OctArchdiocese of Burgos, Spain (68 parishes in Palencia) Territory LostDiocese of Palencia, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Oviedo, Spain (Benavente with 7 parishes) Territory LostDiocese of Zamora, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Oviedo, Spain (Valencia de don Juan with 6 parishes, 160 parishes, Armellada with 4 parishes (in León)) Territory LostDiocese of León, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Oviedo, Spain (Taramundi, Buron, and Suarna in Lugo) Territory LostDiocese of Mondoñedo, Spain Territory Added
17 OctDiocese of Oviedo, Spain (Tresviso with 2 parishes (in Santander)) Territory LostDiocese of Santander, Spain Territory Added
27 OctDiocese of Oviedo, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Oviedo, Spain Elevated
27 OctDiocese of Astorga, Spain (from Valladolid) Metropolitan Changed
27 OctDiocese of León, Spain (from Burgos) Metropolitan Changed
27 OctDiocese of Santander, Spain (from Burgos) Metropolitan Changed
3 NovArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (Brazo de Loba and Simití, San Martín de Loba, Olaya Herrera, Bodega Central, along with parts of: Santa Rosa Sudán, la Rufina, Los Caños de Colorado, and Tiquicio Nuevo except Mompos island) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia Territory Added
11 NovDiocese of Saint-Jean-de-Québec, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Hélène Island) Territory LostArchdiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada Territory Added
12 NovArchdiocese of Perth, Australia (Below 32°45’6” parallel of South Latitude) Territory LostDiocese of Bunbury, Australia Erected
16 NovDiocese of Noto, Italy (Contrada S. Giacomo) Territory LostArchdiocese of Siracusa e Ragusa, Italy Territory Added
20 NovArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia
Vicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Montería, Colombia (Departamento de Córdoba except San Jorge) Erected
20 NovSons of Divine Providence Approbation
26 NovDiocese of Grenoble, France (Villeurbanne: La Nativité, Les Charpennes, Le St. Curé d'Ars, La Sainte Famille de Croix-Luizet, Saint Julien de Çusset, Sainte Thérèse de l'Enfant-Jésus, Saint Fons, Vaulx-en Velin, Vénissieux, Sainte Jeanne d'Arc de Parilly à Vénissieux, Bron, ...) Territory LostArchdiocese of Lyon (-Vienne), France Territory Added
2 DecDiocese of San Miguel, El Salvador (Usulután, Sesori, along with Ciudad Barrios, Chapeltique, and Lolotique) Territory LostDiocese of Santiago de María, El Salvador Erected
2 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Kuwait ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kuwait Elevated
20 DecDiocese of Caxias do Maranhão, Brazil (Balsas, Alto Parnaíba, Riachâo, Loreto, Benedito Leite, and S. Raimundo das Mangabeiras) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Santo Antônio de Balsas, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
20 DecDiocese of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil (Tocantinopolis, Itaguatins, Araguatins, Filadelfia, and Babaçulandia) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Tocantinópolis, Tocatins, Brazil Erected
20 DecVicariate Apostolic of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Pweto) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lac Moero, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
28 DecArchdiocese of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Orleäes, Tubarâo, Jmarui, Braco do Norte, Laguna, Urussanga, Criciuma, Jaguaruna, Turro, Araranguá, and Sombrio) Territory LostDiocese of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected

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