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Diocese Events

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1514Diocese of Funchal, Portugal Erected
1633Congregation of the Mission Approbation
1819Diocese of Québec, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Upper Canada, Ontario Erected
1819Diocese of Québec, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Québec, Canada Elevated
1845Vicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania (Tonga) Territory Added
1929Diocese of Luni, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Luni o La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy Name Changed
1931Prefecture Apostolic of Sinú, Colombia Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia Name Changed
1931Xaverian Brothers Approbation
1940Diocese of Allahabad, India (Jhansi, Jalaun, Eamirpur, and Banda) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jhansi, India Erected
1940Archdiocese of Agra, India (Shahjahanpur and Piltbhit)
Diocese of Allahabad, India (Lucknow, Unnao, Barabanki, Gonda, Hardoi, Sitapur, Baliraichj Kheri, Nainital, and Almora)
Territory LostDiocese of Lucknow, India Erected
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) (Qensan (or Wonsan) and Ampen, Tokugen, Bunsen, and Eo gen) Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Tokugen o Tokwon, Korea (North) Erected
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kanko o Hamheung, Korea (North) Name Changed
1943Vicariate Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria
Vicariate Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale}
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ondo-Ilorin, Nigeria (Ondo and Llorín) Erected
1943Vicariate Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale} Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Asaba-Benin, Nigeria Name Changed
1943Vicariate Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Lagos, Nigeria Name Changed
1971Diocese of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy Name Changed
1973Vicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan (Moru or Meridi District (Equatoria Province)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan Territory Added
1973Vicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan (Yei District (Equatoria Province)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Juba, Sudan Territory Added
1973Vicariate Apostolic of Wau, Sudan (Jur River District, Eastern Side) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan Territory Added
1973Diocese of Meru, Kenya (Ekarakara)
Diocese of Nyeri, Kenya (Ithanga Hills)
Territory LostDiocese of Machakos, Kenya Territory Added
1974Diocese of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Kaniama) Territory LostDiocese of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1985Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines (The Holy Cross (Alcalá); St. Louis Bertrand (Asingan); St. Adolfus (Balungao) ; The Holy Child (Binalonan) ; Our Lady of the Nativity (Natividad); St. Jude Thaddeus (Pozorrubio); St. Anthony of Padua (Rosales); St. Bartholomew w (San Manuel) ; Our Lady...) Territory LostDiocese of Urdaneta, Philippines Erected
1985Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines (Saint Catherine of Alexandria (Agno); Saint Joseph the Patriarch (Aguilar); Saint Joseph the Patriarch (Alaminos); Saint Mark the Evangelist (Alos, Alaminos); Saint Nicholas of Tolentina (Andes); Immaculate Concept. Mary the Virgin (Bani); Saint James ...) Territory LostDiocese of Alaminos, Philippines Erected
2000Nunciature to Bahrain Established


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