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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1896Prefecture Apostolic of Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea Erected
1902Diocese of Medellín, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Medellín, Colombia Elevated
1910Diocese of Aqrā {Akra} (Chaldean), Iraq Split
1947Congrégation du Sacré-Coeur Approbation
1958Vicariate Apostolic of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1958Prefecture Apostolic of Tanga, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Tanga, Tanzania Elevated
1958Prefecture Apostolic of Thakhek, Laos ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Thakhek, Laos Elevated
1958Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (São Bento and Peri-Mirim) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Pinheiro, Maranhão, Brazil Territory Added
1958Diocese of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium (Parish of Saint Anne) Territory LostArchdiocese of Mechelen, Belgium Territory Added
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Makeni, Sierra Leone ElevatedDiocese of Makeni, Sierra Leone Elevated
2004Archdiocese of Łódź, Poland (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
2004Diocese of Łowicz, Poland (from Warszawa) Metropolitan Changed
2004Archdiocese of Gniezno, Poland (Bydgoszcz I, Bydgoszcz II, Bydgoszcz III, Bydgoszcz IV, Bydgoszcz V, Kcynia, Łobżenica, Mrocza, Nakło, Szubin, Wyrzysk, and Wysoka)
Diocese of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland (Złotów)
Diocese of Pelplin, Poland (Part of Koronowo, Sępólno Krajeńskie, and Wierzchucin)
Territory LostDiocese of Bydgoszcz, Poland Erected
2004Diocese of Legnica, Poland (Bolków; Głuszyca; Goscisław; Strzegom; Świebodzice; Wałbrzych Południe; Wałbrzych Północ, Wałbrzych Zachód, and part of Jawor)
Archdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland (Bystrzyca Kłodzka; Dzierżoniów Południe; Dzierżoniów Północ; Kamieniec Ząbkowicki; Kłodzko; Kudowa Zdrój; Lądek Zdrój; Międzylesie; Nowa Ruda; Polanica Zdrój; Świdnica Śląska Wschód; Świ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Świdnica, Poland Erected
2012Eparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea Territory LostEparchy of Segheneity (Eritrean), Eritrea (Between Adigrat (Ethiopia) to the south and Asmara to the north) Erected
2014Secretariat for the Economy, Roman Curia Established
2014Council for the Economy, Roman Curia Established
2014Office of the Auditor General, Roman Curia Established

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