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Diocese Events

St. Peter Damian, bishop and doctor (Opt. Memorial)


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YearFromTo
1580Diocese of Civitate (CittÓ or Civita), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of San Severo, Italy Name Changed
1855Diocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Counties of Middlesex, Elgin, Kent, Lambton, Huron, Perth, Oxford, and Norfolk.) Territory LostDiocese of London, Ontario, Canada Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu], China (Anhing, Hohfei, Hwoshan, Kweichich, Linan, Lukiang, Shucheng, Susung, Taihu, Tungcheng, Tungliu, Tsienshan, Tsiupu, Wanglciang, and Yingshan) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing], China Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu], China (Chuantsiao, Chuchow, Chuy i Fengtai, Fengyang, Hwaiynan, HwoMu, Kwoyang, Laian, Lingpi, Mengchen, Fochow, Sowchow, Buchow, Szechow, Taiho, Tienchang, Tingyuan, Wuho, Yingchow, and Yingshang) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu], China Erected
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan (Abyei)
Prefecture Apostolic of Malakal, Sudan (Yrol)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan Territory Added
1953Nunciature to Syria (to Internunciature) Elevated
1954Diocese of Mariannhill, South Africa (Uinzimkulu and Alfred and Underberg, Polela, and Port Shepstone (parts south of the river Umzimkulu)) Territory LostDiocese of Umzimkulu, South Africa Erected
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1955Diocese of Benin City, Nigeria
Diocese of Kaduna, Nigeria
Prefecture Apostolic of Oturkpo, Nigeria
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kabba, Nigeria (Civil Province of Kabba) Erected
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia (Residency of East Kalimantan (except Kewedanaan Kutai Selatan)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Samarinda, Indonesia Erected
1955Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia
Diocese of Wollongong, Australia
Territory Added
1959Military Ordinariate of Austria, Military Erected
1961Diocese of Mbarara, Uganda (Toro and Bunyoro) Territory LostDiocese of Fort Portal, Uganda Erected
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Bhamo, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Myitkyina, Myanmar Elevated
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Prome, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Prome, Myanmar Elevated
1969Eparchy of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA (Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Hawaii, Alaska, and parts of Ohio) Territory LostEparchy of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA Erected
1969Eparchy of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA ElevatedArcheparchy of Munhall (Ruthenian), USA Elevated
1986Diocese of Tombura, Sudan Name ChangedDiocese of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan Name Changed
1998Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Agnese in Agone Established
1998Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Andrea al Quirinale Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Antonio in Campo Marzio Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of Dio Padre misericordioso Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of San Francesco d’Assisi ad Acilia Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of San Gregorio Magno alla Magliana Nuova Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of San Liborio Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria della Speranza Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Domenica Mazzarello Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Silvia Established
2001Cardinal Titular Church of Trasfigurazione di Nostro Signore Ges¨ Cristo Established
2009Diocese of Los Angeles, Chile Name ChangedDiocese of Santa Maria de Los ┴ngeles, Chile Name Changed
2013Vicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto LeguÝzamo, Colombia (LeguÝzamo and Solano) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Puerto LeguÝzamo-Solano, Colombia Erected
2013Vicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto LeguÝzamo, Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente, Colombia Name Changed

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