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Diocese Events

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1257Diocese of Forcona, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of L’Aquila, Italy Name Changed
1317Diocese of Clermont, France Territory LostDiocese of Saint-Flour, France Erected
1824Diocese of Nancy, France
Diocese of Toul, France
UnitedDiocese of Nancy (-Toul), France United
1902Diocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Piauí) Territory LostDiocese of Piaui, Brazil Erected
1903Diocese of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Cienfuegos, Cuba
Diocese of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
1920Diocese of San Severino (Marche), Italy
Diocese of Treia, Italy
UnitedDiocese of San Severino (-Treia), Italy United
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Zanzibar, Kenya Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kenya, Kenya (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa (Queenstown, Cathcart, Stutterheim, Tarka, Hofmeyr, Glen Grey, Stockenström, Maraisburg, and part of St Mark’s) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Queenstown, South Africa Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Swatow [Shantou], China (Kaying, Taipu, Pingyun, Hingning, Lungchun, Chenping, Hoping, Linping, and Chongloh (except Chong-San)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kaying [Meixian], China Erected
1938Diocese of Montefeltro, Italy (Paderno) Territory LostDiocese of Sarsina, Italy Territory Added
1941Vicariate Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China (Te-hoa) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China Territory Added
1956Vicariate Apostolic of British Guiana, Guyana, Antilles (Island of Barbados)
Archdiocese of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles (Islands of Grenada, Ronde, Carriacou, Little Martinique, Union, Mayreau, Canouan, Mustique, Bequia, and St. Vincent)
Territory LostDiocese of Saint George’s in Grenada, Antilles Erected
1956Archdiocese of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles (Island of St. Lucia) Territory LostDiocese of Castries, Saint Lucia, Antilles Erected
1956Diocese of Meru, Kenya
Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kitui, Kenya (Kitui) Erected
1956Archdiocese of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Tenkodogo and Zorgo) Territory LostDiocese of Koupéla, Burkina Faso Erected
1956Archdiocese of Agra, India (Meerut, Moradabad, Rampur, Bijnor, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur, Garhwal, Tehri, and Dehra Dun) Territory LostDiocese of Meerut, India Erected
1961Apostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia ElevatedArcheparchy of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia Elevated
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Tigrai, Ethiopia ElevatedEparchy of Adigrat (Ethiopian), Ethiopia Elevated
1961Apostolic Exarchate of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea ElevatedEparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea Elevated
1971Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Aramina, Buritizal, Cristais Paulista, Franca, Guará, Igarapava, Itirapuã, Ituverava, Jeriquara, Nuporanga, Orlândia, Patrocínio Paulista, Pedregulho, Restinga, Ribeirão Corrente, Rifaina, Sales Oliveira, São Joaquim da Barra, and São José da Bela Vista) Territory LostDiocese of Franca, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1997Diocese of Zé-Doca, Maranhão, Brazil (Turiaçu) Territory LostDiocese of Pinheiro, Maranhão, Brazil Territory Added
2010Territorial Prelature of Calama, Chile ElevatedDiocese of San Juan Bautista de Calama, Chile Elevated


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