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Diocese Events

St. Agnes, virgin and martyr (Memorial)

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1612Diocese of São Tomé e Príncipe Territory LostApostolic Administration of Mozambico Erected
1856Diocese of Nanking [Nanjing], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kiangnan, China Elevated
1890Archdiocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada (Glengarry, Stormont, and Cornwall Counties) Territory LostDiocese of Alexandria (in America), Ontario, Canada Erected
1904Prefecture Apostolic of German Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
1904Prefecture Apostolic of English Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Southern Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands Name Changed
1904Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Zanguebar, Kenya Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Benadir, Somalia Erected
1910Diocese of Tucumán, Argentina Territory LostDiocese of Catamarca, Argentina Erected
1910Diocese of Paraná, Argentina Territory LostDiocese of Corrientes, Argentina Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China (Chihfeng, Kienping, Outan, Ningcheng, Weichang, and Kingpeng) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng], China Erected
1957Diocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay (Parts of Alto Paraná)
Diocese of Villarrica, Paraguay (Departamento de Itapúa and part of Departamento de Altó Paraná)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Encarnación y Alto Paraná, Paraguay Erected
1957Prefecture Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South) Elevated
1957Archdiocese of Dakar, Senegal (Kaolack, Foundiougne, Gossas, Nioro-du-Rip, and Kaffrine)
Diocese of Ziguinchor, Senegal (Parts of Tambacounda and Kedougou)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kaolack, Senegal Erected
1957Prefecture Apostolic of Kwangju, Korea (South) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kwangju, Korea (South) Elevated
1957Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) (Kyeng-Sang-Do) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Pusan, Korea (South) Erected
1972Territorial Prelature of Humahuaca, Argentina (Susques) Territory LostArchdiocese of Salta, Argentina Territory Added
1972Diocese of Orán, Argentina (Santa Victoria and Iruya) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Humahuaca, Argentina Territory Added
1977Archdiocese of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostDiocese of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1983Archdiocese of Benevento, Italy (Sant'Angelo Limosano, Limosano, Matrice, Campolieto, Monacilioni, San Giovanni in Galdo, Toro, Campodipietra, Jelsi, Gildone, Gercemaggiore, Riccia, Gambatesa, Tufara, Pietracatella, Macchia Valfortore, and S. Elia a Pianisi) Territory LostArchdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy Territory Added
1983Archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy (Sassinore)
Diocese of Lucera, Italy (San Bartolomeo in Galdo)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Benevento, Italy Territory Added
1989Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of San Bernardo, Chile (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1991Military Ordinariate of Poland, Military Erected


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