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Diocese Events

Conversion of St. Paul, apostle (Feast)


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YearFromTo
1816Oblates of Mary Immaculate Founded
1830Brothers of Our Lady of Mercy Founded
1874Diocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Northern Canada Erected
1901Society of the Divine Word Approbation
1929Diocese of Săo Carlos do Pinhal, Brazil (Jaboticabal, Barretos, Bebedouro, Pitangueiras, Viradouro, Monte Alto, Monte Azul, Tayassů, Tayuva, Olympia, Collina, Cajoby, Irupy, Piranjy, Guaracy, and Severino) Territory LostDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1929Diocese of Săo Carlos do Pinhal, Brazil (Rio Preto, Ibirá, Santa Adélia, Tabapuă, Mirassol, Nova Granada, Monte Aprazível, Tanabi, Ariranha, Catanduva, Potirendaba, Inácio Uchoa, Cedral, José Bonifácio, and Fernando Prestes) Territory LostDiocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1929Archdiocese of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon Erected
1930Vicariate Apostolic of Tsinchow [Tianshui], China (Kingyuentao (Pingliang, Huating, Tsing-ning , Lungteh, Chwanglang, Kingyang, Ninghsien, Cheng-ning, Hoshui, Hwanhsien, Kingchow, Tsungsin, Ohenyuen, Lingtai, Kuyen, Haiyan, and Hwaping)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Pingliang [Pingliang], China Erected
1930Diocese of Sapë, Albania (MazreTcu and ShllaJcu) Territory LostArchdiocese of Shkodrë, Albania Territory Added
1930Archdiocese of Shkodrë, Albania (Staßa) Territory LostDiocese of Sapë, Albania Territory Added
1930Diocese of Poona, India (Khandala and Kune) Territory LostArchdiocese of Bombay, India Territory Added
1941Vicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Territory LostDiocese of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Erected
1946Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Adriano al Foro EstablishedCardinal Titular Church of San Paolo alla Regola Established
1954Diocese of Pistoia e Prato, Italy SplitDiocese of Pistoia, Italy
Diocese of Prato, Italy
Split
1965Diocese of Meru, Kenya (Eastern Part of Marsabit) Territory LostDiocese of Marsabit, Kenya Territory Added
1968Apostolic Administration of Bačka (Bács) Jugoslavenska, Serbia ElevatedDiocese of Subotica, Serbia Elevated
1972Diocese of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México (Soto la Marina) Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México Territory Added
1977Diocese of Jayapura, Indonesia (Kaimana and Wasior) Territory LostDiocese of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia Territory Added
1980Diocese of Cruz del Eje, Argentina (Ischilin, Tulumba, Rio Seco, and Sobremonte) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Deán Funes, Argentina Erected
1982Diocese of Larantuka, Indonesia (Alor and Pantor) Territory LostDiocese of Kupang, Indonesia Territory Added
1985Diocese of San Severino (-Treia), Italy SplitDiocese of San Severino, Italy Split
1985Diocese of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
Diocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
Diocese of Recanati, Italy
Diocese of San Severino (-Treia), Italy
UnitedDiocese of Macerata, Tolentino, Recanati, Cingoli, and Treia, Italy United
1985Diocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy SplitDiocese of Osimo, Italy Split
1998Archdiocese of Benevento, Italy (Santa Maria degli Angeli (Chiusano San Domenico), Santa Margherita (Poppano di San Mango sul Calore), and Maria SS. Addolorata (Pratola Serra))
Archdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy (SS. Biagio e Stefano (Forino), S. Felicissimo (Petruro di Forino), S. Maria delia Misericordia e S. Nicola (Celzi di Forino), S. Giovanni Battista e S. Maria di Monserrato (Contrada), S. Michele Arcangelo (S. Michele di Serino), SS. Pietro e Paolo Ap....)
Territory LostDiocese of Avellino, Italy Territory Added
1998Diocese of Avellino, Italy (S. Maria di Carpignano (Carpignano frazione di Grottaminarda) and Santa Maria Maggiore (Grottaminarda))
Archdiocese of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia, Italy (San Bartolomeo Apostolo (Vallata))
Territory LostDiocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy Territory Added
1998Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy (S. Nicola di Bari (Buonalbergo)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Benevento, Italy Territory Added
1998Diocese of Avellino, Italy (Santi Nicola di Bari e Antonino martire (Gesualdo), Santa Maria della Pace (Villamaina), Mary SS. Assunta in Cielo (Frigento), Santi Domenico e Francesco (Sturno), and S. Michele Arcangelo (Sturno)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy Territory Added
1998Diocese of Avellino, Italy (Maria SS. Addolorata (Starze)) Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Montevergine, Italy Territory Added
1999Diocese of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA (Madison county) Territory LostDiocese of Tyler, Texas, USA Territory Added
2005Archdiocese of Durrës-Tiranë, Albania Name ChangedArchdiocese of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania (and became a Metropolitan) Name Changed
2005Diocese of Pult (Pulati), Albania
Archdiocese of Shkodrë, Albania
UnitedArchdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania United
2005Diocese of Rrëshen, Albania (from Shkodrë) Metropolitan Changed
2005Apostolic Administration of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (from Shkodrë) Metropolitan Changed
2010Archeparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India Territory LostEparchy of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
2010Eparchy of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankara), India (Civil districts are Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Mysore, Chamarajnagar, Kodagu, Mandya, Shimoga, Chickamagaluru, and Hassan in Karnataka State) Territory LostEparchy of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
2016Diocese of Jalapa, Guatemala (Jutiapa, El Progreso, Santa Catarina Mita, Agua Bianca, Asunción Mita, Yupiltepeque, Atescatempa, Jeréz, El Adelanto, Zapotlán, Comapa, Jalpatagua, Conguaco, Moyuta, Pasaco, San José Acatempa, and Quesada) Territory LostDiocese of San Francisco de Asís de Jutiapa, Guatemala Erected

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