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Diocese Events

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YearFromTo
1217Diocese of Priverno (or Piperno), Italy
Diocese of Sezze, Italy
Diocese of Terracina, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy United
1740Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite) Approbation
1905Diocese of Santa Marta, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Goajira, Colombia Erected
1918Diocese of Coimbra, Portugal Territory LostDiocese of Leiria, Portugal Erected
1927Diocese of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), Brazil (Joinville, São Francisco do Sul, Paraty, Blumenau, Campo Alegre, São Bento do Sul, Mafra, and Itaiópolis) Territory LostDiocese of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1927Diocese of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), Brazil (Lages, São Joaquim, Curitibanos, Campos Novos, Canoínhas, Porto Uniäo, Cruzeiro, and Chapecó) Territory LostDiocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1927Diocese of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil Elevated
1952Diocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh (Sylhet and parts in India)
Archdiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh (Tripura)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Haflong, India Erected
1952Diocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh (Malda and West Dinajpur) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Malda, India Erected
1952Diocese of Lahore, Pakistan (Jammu) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jullundur, India Erected
1952Diocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh (Jalpaiguri and Cooch Bear) Territory LostDiocese of Jalpaiguri, India Erected
1952Diocese of Lahore, Pakistan (Jammu)
Diocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan (Kashmir)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kashmir and Jammu, India Erected
1954Patriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq (Bassorah, Amarah, Kut, and Montefiq) Territory LostArcheparchy of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1959Archdiocese of Paraíba, Brazil (Aroeiras and Umbuzeiro) Territory LostDiocese of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil Territory Added
1959Diocese of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, Brazil (Malta, Princesa Isabel, Santa Luzia, and São Mamede along with St. Anthony and St. Anne in Piancó)
Diocese of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil (Taperoá and Teixeira along with Junco do Seridó in Santa Luzia)
Territory LostDiocese of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil Erected
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Nyassa, Malawi ElevatedDiocese of Mzuzu, Malawi Elevated
1976Diocese of Capiz, Philippines (Aklan) Territory LostDiocese of Kalibo, Philippines Erected
1976Diocese of Capiz, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Capiz, Philippines Elevated
1976Diocese of Romblon, Philippines (from Jaro) Metropolitan Changed
1982Delegation to Great Britain ElevatedNunciature to Great Britain Elevated
1998Diocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar ElevatedArchdiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar Elevated
1998Diocese of Taungngu, Myanmar (from Yangon) Metropolitan Changed
1998Diocese of Kengtung, Myanmar (from Mandalay) Metropolitan Changed
1998Diocese of Loikaw, Myanmar (from Yangon) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Kumasi, Ghana ElevatedArchdiocese of Kumasi, Ghana Elevated
2002Diocese of Goaso, Ghana (from Cape Coast) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana (from Cape Coast) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Obuasi, Ghana (from Cape Coast) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Sunyani, Ghana (from Cape Coast) Metropolitan Changed
2006Diocese of Santa Marta, Colombia (Immaculate Conception (Plato); Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (El Banco); Our Lady of Santa Ana; Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Guamal); San Sebastián de Tenerife; San Sebastian; San Zenón; Santa Catalina de Alejandría (Chibolo), and Santo Cristo (Ariguani))
Diocese of Valledupar, Colombia (Inmaculada Concepción en Chimichagua and San Martín en Astrea)
Territory LostDiocese of El Banco, Colombia Erected
2009Diocese of Bururi, Burundi (Rutana)
Diocese of Ruyigi, Burundi
Territory LostDiocese of Rutana, Burundi (Kayogoro, and Muhwea) Erected

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