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Diocese Events

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1808Diocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA Territory LostDiocese of Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont)
Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, USA (States of Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and the Old Northwest Territory)
Diocese of New York, New York, USA (State of New York plus Sussex, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Somerset, Middlesex, and Monmouth counties in New Jersey)
Diocese of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Pennsylvania, Delaware, and 7 counties of New Jersey)
1808Diocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, North and South Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi) Elevated
1847Diocese of Chur-Sankt Gallen, Switzerland SplitDiocese of Chur, Switzerland
Diocese of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
1856Vicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China Erected
1856Vicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hunan {Hu-Nan}, China Name Changed
1862Diocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie, Alberta, Canada Erected
1876Canons Regular of the Immaculate Conception Decretum Laudis
1911Vicariate Apostolic of Corea Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) Erected
1911Vicariate Apostolic of Corea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) Name Changed
1920Diocese of Gerace, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy Name Changed
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania (Part of Uha that is East and North of Malagarazi river)
Vicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi (Bugufi)
Vicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania (Civil province of Bukoba)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Norvegia (e Spitzbergen) (Finnmark, Tromsø, and Nordland (including the islands of Spitzbergen)) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} Erected
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill, South Africa (Bizana, Flagstaff, Lusikisiki, Mount Ayliff, Mount Frere, Tabankulu, Mount Currie, and part of Matatiele) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mount Currie, South Africa Erected
1935Prefecture Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa Elevated
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu, China (Chaotung, Tungchwan, Yentsing, Chensing, Sukiang, Hiliang, Yunshan, Kiadkia, Süanwei, TaTcwan, and Lutien UTbem) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Zhaotong [Chaotung], China Erected
1935Mission "Sui Iuris" of Tungchow [Tongzhou], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tongzhou [Tungchow], China Elevated
1951Delegation to Philippines ElevatedNunciature to Philippines Elevated
1954Diocese of Jericó, Colombia (Carmen de Atrato) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Quibdó, Colombia Territory Added
1957Diocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar (Tulear, with Manombo and Sakaraha; Betioky with Tongobory and Benenitra; Ampanihy with Ejeda and Androka) Territory LostDiocese of Tuléar, Madagascar Erected
1957Diocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar (Farafangana with Ivohibe, Vondrozo, and Karianga; Ihosy with Ranohira and Lakora; Vangaindrano with Amparihy; from the southern Midongy with Befotaka; Vohipeno; and the territories of Fort Carnot and Manakara) Territory LostDiocese of Farafangana, Madagascar Erected
1967Diocese of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium (West Flanders and Hainaut) Territory LostDiocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium Territory Added
1974Diocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México (Agua Fría, Paritepec, and Metlaltoyuca) Territory LostDiocese of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México Territory Added
1974Diocese of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México (Zacualpan and Huayacocotla along with Texcatepec) Territory LostDiocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México Territory Added
1976Diocese of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil (São Manoel de Mutum and Nossa Senhora da Penha in Pocrane) Territory LostDiocese of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
1976Diocese of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Engenheiro Caldas, Sobrália, and Fernandes Tourinho) Territory LostDiocese of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
1986Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Baulkham Hills Shire, Blacktown City, the City of the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury Shire, the Municipality of Holroyd, Parramatta City, Penrith City, and parts of Wollondilly and Liverpool) Territory LostDiocese of Parramatta, Australia Erected
1986Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Northern Beaches, North Shore, and Central Coast) Territory LostDiocese of Broken Bay, Australia Erected
1988Diocese of Wankie, Zimbabwe Name ChangedDiocese of Hwange, Zimbabwe Name Changed


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