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Diocese Events

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742Diocese of Buraburg-Frizlar, Germany Erected
1103Archdiocese of Braga, Portugal (became Metropolitan) Elevated
1318Archdiocese of Soltania (Soltaniyeh), Iran Erected
1818Diocese of Bamberg, Germany ElevatedArchdiocese of Bamberg, Germany Elevated
1818Diocese of Freising, Germany ElevatedArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany Elevated
1818Diocese of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany Territory LostDiocese of Augsburg, Germany
Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
Territory Added
1818Diocese of Chiemsee, Germany SuppressedArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
Archdiocese of Salzburg, Austria
Territory Added
1818Diocese of Speyer, Germany (from Mainz to Bamberg) Metropolitan Changed
1927Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica (Turrialba and part of Heredia) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Limón, Costa Rica Territory Added
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Western region) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1939Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile (Puerto Montt, Puerto Varas, Puerto Octay, Codiamo, Colegual, Poliœones/ Las Quemas del Santo, Panitao, Piedra Azul, Calhueo, Puluqui, Maullin, Huar, Rolecha, Christo Rey de Puerto Montt, Frutillar, Rio Frió, and San Ignacio de Puerto Montt) Territory LostDiocese of Puerto Montt, Chile Erected
1939Archdiocese of Paderborn, Germany (Part of B. Mary Assumption into Heaven in Gelsenkirchen-Rotthausen) Territory LostArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne}, Germany Territory Added
1939Diocese of Lublin, Poland (Tilniki and Wladyslawów) Territory LostDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Territory Added
1959Archdiocese of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (La Altagracia and El Seibo) Territory LostDiocese of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic Erected
1995Diocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, Cuba (Villa Clara and Sancti Spiritus except San Francisco de Paula and Santísima Trinidad (in Trinidad)) Territory LostDiocese of Santa Clara, Cuba Erected
1995Diocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, Cuba Name ChangedDiocese of Cienfuegos, Cuba Name Changed
1995Diocese of Daltonganj, India (Hazaribag, Kodarma, Chatra, and part of Bokaro) Territory LostDiocese of Hazaribag, India Erected
1995Archdiocese of Ranchi, India (Khunti and Torpa) Territory LostDiocese of Khunti, India Erected
2017Diocese of Bata, Equatorial Guinea (Centro Sur) Territory LostDiocese of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea Erected
2017Diocese of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea (Wele-Nzas) Territory LostDiocese of Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea Erected


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