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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1885Archeparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostEparchy of Stanislaviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China (Loupei, Liutung, Liumsi, Tienshan, Kailou, and Soeitung) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Szepingkai, China Territory Added
1956Archdiocese of Goiás, Brazil (Rialma and Goianésia and part of Pirenópolis)
Territorial Prelature of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil (Uruassu, Niquelândia, Amaro Leite, Pilar de Goiás, Itapací, and part of Porangatu)
Territory LostDiocese of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil Erected
1956Archdiocese of Goiás, Brazil (Goiânia, Anicuns, Aloândia, Abadiânia, Anápolis, Bela Vista de Goiás, Burití Alegre, Caldas Novas, Campo Alegre de Goiás, Catalâo, Corumba de Goiás, Corumbaíba, Cristalina, Cristianópolis, Crominia, Cumarí, Edéia, Goiatuba, Guapo, Goiandira, Hidrolándia..) Territory LostArchdiocese of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil Erected
1956Territorial Prelature of Bananal, Brazil (Aurilándia, Carmo do Rio Verde, Ceres, Córrego do Ouro, Crixás, Itapuranga, Mossâmedes, Rubiataba, and São Luís de Montes Belos)
Archdiocese of Goiás, Brazil (Goiás, Uruana, Itaberaí, Firminópolis, Cachoeira de Goiás, Ivolándia, Iporá, and Fazenda Nova)
ElevatedDiocese of Goiás, Brazil (Archdiocese to Diocese) Elevated
1956Territorial Prelature of Jataí, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Jataí, Goias, Brazil Elevated
1956Archdiocese of Goiás, Brazil (Parts of Formosa, Planaltina, and Distrito Federal)
Territorial Prelature of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil (Cavalcante, Veadéiros, São Domingos, Sitio da Abadía, São João da Aliança, and Posse)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Formosa, Goias, Brazil Erected
1956Territorial Prelature of Bananal, Brazil (Christalândia and part of Pium and part of Peixe)
Diocese of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil (Araguacema and part of Pium)
Territorial Prelature of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil Erected
1956Diocese of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil (from Goiás) Metropolitan Changed
1956Territorial Prelature of Tocantinópolis, Tocatins, Brazil (from Goiás) Metropolitan Changed
1960Diocese of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Casimiro de Abreu, Conceição de Macabu, Macaé, Santa Maria Madalena, São Sebastião do Alto, Trajano de Moráis, and parts of Cordeiro)
Diocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil (Bom Jardim, Cachoeiras de Macacu, Cantagalo, Duas Barras, Itaocara, Nova Friburgo, and parts of Cordeiro)
Diocese of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Carmo and Sumidouro)
Territory LostDiocese of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
1960Diocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil (Nova Iguacú, Nilópolis, Itaguaí, Mangaratiba, district of Tairetá, and region Sertâo (Vassouras))
Diocese of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (São João de Meriti)
Territory LostDiocese of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
1960Diocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Elevated
1960Diocese of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (from São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro) Metropolitan Changed
1960Diocese of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (from São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro) Metropolitan Changed
1987Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Romanian) ElevatedEparchy of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA Elevated
1987Eparchy of Saint Michael’s of Sydney (Melkite Greek), Australia Erected
1990Archdiocese of Luanda, Angola (Cuanzanse) Territory LostDiocese of Ndalatando, Angola Erected
1992Delegation to Red Sea Region EstablishedDelegation to Somalia Established
1992Delegation to Red Sea Region EstablishedDelegation to Djibouti Established
1992Delegation to Red Sea Region Name ChangedDelegation to Arabian Peninsula Name Changed
1994Diocese of Abuja, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Abuja, Nigeria Elevated
1994Diocese of Benin City, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Benin City, Nigeria Elevated
1994Diocese of Calabar, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Calabar, Nigeria Elevated
1994Diocese of Ibadan, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria Elevated
1994Diocese of Jos, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Jos, Nigeria Elevated
1994Diocese of Owerri, Nigeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Owerri, Nigeria Elevated
1994Diocese of Ekiti, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Ondo, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Oyo, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Idah, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Lokoja, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Makurdi, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Maiduguri, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Yola, Nigeria (from Kaduna) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Issele-Uku, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Warri, Nigeria (from Lagos) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Aba, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Ahiara, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Okigwe, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Umuahia, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Port Harcourt, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Ogoja, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Uyo, Nigeria (from Onitsha) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Faisalabad, Pakistan (from Karachi) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Pakistan (from Karachi) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Multan, Pakistan (from Karachi) Metropolitan Changed
2015Eparchy of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara), India (22 States in the North and East regions of India) Erected
2015Apostolic Exarchate of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India (Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana along with parts of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu) Erected

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