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Diocese Events

St. Basil the Great and
St. Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors (Memorial)


See Also: Bishop Events

YearFromTo
968Diocese of Zeitz, Germany Erected
968Diocese of Meißen (Meissen), Germany Erected
1817Fratelli Maristi delle Scuole (Piccoli Fratelli di Maria) Founded
1884Vicariate Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China Erected
1905Prefecture Apostolic of Cameroun ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Cameroun Elevated
1915Diocese of Nocera Umbra, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy Name Changed
1932Diocese of Fulda, Germany (Towns of Borussici, Höringhausen, Eimelrod, Hemmighausen, and Deisfeld) Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
1947Delegation to Africa for the Missions Name ChangedDelegation to British Eastern and Western Africa Name Changed
1953Diocese of Zulia, Venezuela Name ChangedDiocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela Name Changed
1953Diocese of Guayana, Venezuela Name ChangedDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela Name Changed
1984Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia Name Changed
1997Diocese of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
Archdiocese of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Territory LostDiocese of Manga, Burkina Faso (Boulgou, Bazega, Zoundweogo, and Nahouri) Erected
1999Diocese of Gulu, Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Gulu, Uganda Elevated
1999Diocese of Mbarara, Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Mbarara, Uganda Elevated
1999Diocese of Tororo, Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Tororo, Uganda Elevated
1999Diocese of Arua, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Lira, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Nebbi, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Fort Portal, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Hoima, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Kabale, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Kasese, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Jinja, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Kotido, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Moroto, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
1999Diocese of Soroti, Uganda (from Kampala) Metropolitan Changed
2007Archeparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India Territory LostEparchy of Mavelikara (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
2017Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (El Paraíso) Territory LostDiocese of Danlí, Honduras Erected

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