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Diocese Events

1979 and Earlier

Annunciation (Solemnity)


See Also: 1980 and Later | Bishop Events

YearFromTo
1643Congregation of Jesus and Mary Founded
1798Diocese of Sejny o Sejna o Augustów, Poland Erected
1839Archdiocese of Połock (Polotsk) (Ukrainian), Belarus Territory Added
1907Diocese of Tucumán, Argentina Territory LostDiocese of Santiago del Estero, Argentina Erected
1931Priests of Saint Mary of Tinchebray Approbation
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia
Prefecture Apostolic of Kaffa, Ethiopia
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Neghelli, Ethiopia (Sidamo and Borana (in Galla and Sidamo)) Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Harar, Ethiopia Name Changed
1937Prefecture Apostolic of Kaffa, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Gimma, Ethiopia (and Name Changed) Elevated
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia (Uolio? and Debre Berhan) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Dessié, Ethiopia Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia (Gondar, Semien, Gojjam, and Begemder) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gondar, Ethiopia Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia (Adwa, Mekelle, Adigrat, Abiy Addi, and Alamata) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tigrai, Ethiopia Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Addis Abeba, Ethiopia (Addis Abeba) Erected
1937Delegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Palestine, TransJordan, and Island of Cyprus EstablishedDelegation to Italian East Africa, Ethiopia Established
1937Delegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Palestine, TransJordan, and Island of Cyprus Name ChangedDelegation to Egypt and Arabia Name Changed
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia (Boundaries adjusted to now cover Somalia and no more) Territory Added
1937Prefecture Apostolic of Djibouti (Gibuti) (Boundaries adjusted to now cover French Somalia and no more) Territory Added
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania ElevatedArchdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Dodoma, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Dodoma, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Gulu, Uganda ElevatedDiocese of Gulu, Uganda Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Iringa, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Uganda ElevatedArchdiocese of Rubaga, Uganda Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Kigoma, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Kigoma, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Kisumu, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Masaka, Uganda ElevatedDiocese of Masaka, Uganda Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Mwanza, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Mwanza, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Mbulu, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Mbulu, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Mbeya, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Mbeya, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Kilima-Njaro, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Moshi, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Bagamoyo, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Morogoro, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Ruwenzori, Uganda ElevatedDiocese of Mbarara, Uganda Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Zanzibar, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Nyeri, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Maswa, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Maswa, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Karema, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Karema, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania ElevatedArchdiocese of Tabora, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Tororo, Uganda ElevatedDiocese of Tororo, Uganda Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Kagera Inferiore, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Rutabo, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Bukoba, Tanzania Elevated
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines (Islands of Semirara, Calauya, Sibay, Libaton, Sibilon, and Libigao) Territory LostArchdiocese of Jaro, Philippines Territory Added
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Kampala, Uganda ElevatedDiocese of Kampala, Uganda Elevated
1957Patriarchate of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal (Formigais) Territory LostDiocese of Leiria, Portugal Territory Added
1960Vicariate Apostolic of Thare, Thailand Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand Name Changed
1963Missionaries of Charity Brothers Founded
1964Diocese of Barcelona, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Barcelona, Spain Elevated
1964Diocese of Madrid, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Madrid, Spain Elevated
1966Archdiocese of Hermosillo, Sonora, México (Puerto Peñasco)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México (Mexicali, San Louis Rio Colorado, parts of Inseñada, and the Island of Angél de la Guarda)
Territory LostDiocese of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, México Erected
1966Nunciature to Iran (to Nunciature) Elevated
1968Military Ordinariate of El Salvador, Military Erected
1968Territorial Prelature of Encarnación y Alto Paraná, Paraguay SplitTerritorial Prelature of Alto Paraná, Paraguay (Alto Paraná)
Territorial Prelature of Encarnación, Paraguay
Split
1972Diocese of Colima, México (Atenquique, Huescalapa, San Gabriel, Santa Cruz del Cortijo, San Juan de la Montaña, Tamazula, Tuxpan, and Zapotiltic)
Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México (San José and San Antonio, existing in the city of Ciudad Guzmán; Atemajac de Brizuela, Amacueda, Atoyac, Concepción de Buenos Aires, Chiquilistlán, Mazamitla, Manzanilla, Quitupán, Sayula, San Andrés Ixtlán, Teocuitatlán, Techaluta, Tapalpa, Tipazán ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, México Erected
1972Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México (De la Sangre de Cristo and Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (in San Juan de Los Lagos); San Miguel and San Felipe de Jesús (in Atotonilco and Alto); San Francisco de Asís, Tototlán, Sagrada Familia, and San Francisco (in Tepatitlán); Capilla de Guadalupe, ...) Territory LostDiocese of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México Erected
1972Diocese of Dodoma, Tanzania
Diocese of Mbeya, Tanzania
Diocese of Mbulu, Tanzania
Archdiocese of Tabora, Tanzania
Territory LostDiocese of Singida, Tanzania (Iramba, Singida, Manyoni, and parts of Taboraënsi) Erected
1972Patriarchal Exarchate of Kuwait (Melkite Greek) Erected

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