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Diocese Events

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1120Diocese of Compostela, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Elevated
1921Vicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón, Peru Erected
1961Archdiocese of México, Federal District
Diocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México
Territory LostDiocese of Tula, Hidalgo, México Erected
1965Delegation to Northern Africa Established
1965Delegation to Libya Established
1967Diocese of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil Erected
1973Apostolic Chancery, Roman Curia SuppressedSecretariat of State, Roman Curia Territory Added
1978Diocese of Berbérati, Central African Republic Territory LostDiocese of Bouar, Central African Republic Erected
1978Diocese of Kisumu, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Kakamega, Kenya Erected
1978Prefecture Apostolic of Western Transvaal, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Klerksdorp, South Africa Elevated
1980Opus Spiritus Sancti Founded
1982Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Québec, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada Name Changed
1982Diocese of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil Erected
1982Archdiocese of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy Name Changed
1988Eparchy of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek) Erected
1991Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Oriental Canon Law, Roman Curia SuppressedPontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Roman Curia Territory Added
2004Diocese of Raipur, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Raipur, India Elevated
2004Diocese of Ambikapur, India (from Bhopal) Metropolitan Changed
2004Diocese of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar), India (from Bhopal) Metropolitan Changed
2004Diocese of Raigarh, India (from Bhopal) Metropolitan Changed
2008Diocese of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil SplitDiocese of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
Diocese of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil


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