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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1778Archdiocese of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Mérida, Venezuela Erected
1872Diocese of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Diocese of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Providence, Rhode Island, USA (RI plus the Counties of Bristol, Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket along with part of Plymouth in Massachusetts) Erected
1872Diocese of Albany, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Ogdensburg, New York, USA (Counties of St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton, Ifferson, Lewis, and Essex along with parts of Hamiliton and De Herkimer) Erected
1921Diocese of San José de Costa Rica (Alajuela, Puntarenas, and Guanacaste.) Territory LostDiocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica Erected
1921Diocese of San José de Costa Rica (Limón and the Carthaginian Canton of Turrialba) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Limón, Costa Rica Erected
1921Diocese of San José de Costa Rica (San José, Heredia, and Cartago) ElevatedArchdiocese of San José de Costa Rica Elevated
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow), China (Panhien, Pougan, Ganlan, Hinjen, Hiny, Tchenfong, Lanlong, Tsehen, and Loufou along with Matchang, Nicoutchang, Tchehiang (in Kouanlin) and Potang, Hohon, Yangkia, and Cheten (in Tseyuin))
Vicariate Apostolic of Kuamsi, China (Liniun, Silong, and Silin)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], China Erected
1952Diocese of Baker City, Oregon, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Baker, Oregon, USA Name Changed
1952Diocese of Amazonas, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil (and name change) Elevated
1952Diocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1952Diocese of Natal, Brazil Territory LostArchdiocese of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil Erected
1952Diocese of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil (from Paraíba) Metropolitan Changed
1952Diocese of Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil (from Paraíba) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Rio Branco, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Juruá, Acre, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of São Peregrino Laziosi no Alto Acre e Alto Purus, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1952Territorial Prelature of Tefé, Amazonas, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
1953Diocese of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Archdiocese of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1958Diocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México (Nueva Laredo, Guerrero, Mier, Miguel Alemán, Camargo, Reynosa, Méndez, Matamoros, Valle Hermosa, San Fernando, Cruillas, San Nicolás, and Burgos) Territory LostDiocese of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México Erected
1958Diocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil (Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Alegre, Castelo, Guaçui, Iconha, Itapemirim, Luna, Mimoso do Sul, Muniz Freiré, Muqui, Rio Novo de Sul, São José do Calcado, and Vaia do Sousa) Territory LostDiocese of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
1958Diocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
1958Diocese of Espírito Santo, Brazil Name ChangedArchdiocese of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil Name Changed
1959Diocese of Sinaloa, México Name ChangedDiocese of Culiacán, Sinaloa, México Name Changed
1963Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines
Territory LostDiocese of Cabanatuan, Philippines Erected
1963Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Tarlac, Philippines Erected
1963Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines Elevated
1963Delegation to Belgian Congo ElevatedNunciature to Congo, Democratic Republic of Elevated
1966Nunciature to Finland (to Nunciature) Elevated
1968Diocese of Iringa, Tanzania
Territorial Abbey of Peramiho, Tanzania
Territory LostDiocese of Njombe, Tanzania (Njombe District) Erected
1984Diocese of Tagum, Philippines (Davao Oriental) Territory LostDiocese of Mati, Philippines Erected
1984Diocese of Cabanatuan, Philippines (Oarranglan, Cuyapo, Guimba, Licab, Llanera, Lupao, Munoz, Nampicuan, Pantabangan, Quezon, Rizal, Santo Domingo, Talugtog, and San José City) Territory LostDiocese of San Jose, Philippines Erected
1991Diocese of Viterbo, Acquapendente, Bagnoregio, Montefiascone, Tuscania e San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Viterbo, Italy Name Changed
1991Diocese of Civita Castellana (, Orte, Gallese, Nepi e Sutri), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Civita Castellana, Italy Name Changed
1994Nunciature to Suriname, Antilles Established

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