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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1138Diocese of Rosello, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Grosseto, Italy Name Changed
1731Diocese of Langres, France Territory LostDiocese of Dijon, France Erected
1920Vicariate Apostolic of Canton [Guangzhou], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Shiuchow [Shaoguan], China Erected
1921Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy Territory LostApostolic Administration of Innsbruck, Austria (Austrian territory) Erected
1934Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Beni and Lubero) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Beni nel Congo Belga {Belgian Congo} Erected
1934Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Nigeria {Nigeria Settentrionale} (Plateau, Baciti, and part of Benue and part of Bornou) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jos, Nigeria Erected
1934Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Nigeria {Nigeria Settentrionale} ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kaduna, Nigeria Elevated
1934Prefecture Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia Elevated
1934Mission "Sui Iuris" of Queenstown, South Africa (North Glen Grey) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gariep, South Africa Territory Added
1934Prefecture Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Central District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Centrale}, South Africa (Island of Saint Helena) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa (Islands of Ascension and Tristan de Cunha) Territory Added
1934Diocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary (Arcus (Arkos), Borosneul-Mare (Nagyborosnyo), Imper (Nagykaszon), Ciucsângiorgiu (Csikszentgyörgy), Läzäresti (Csiklazarfalva), Chelinta (Gelencze), Ilieni (Ilyefalva), Lemnia (Lemhény), Lisnäu (Lisznyo), Poian (Kézdiszentkereszt), Turia (Torja), ...) Territory LostArchdiocese of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania Territory Added
1934Diocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary (Amat (Amacz), Sätmärel (Szatmarzsadany), Ciumesti (Csomaköz), Domänesti (Domahida), Ghenciu (Genes), Moftinul-Mic (Kismajtény), Carei (Nagykaroly), Besighea (Beszege), Sanisläu (Szaniszlo), Andrid (Endréd), Dindesti (Erdengeleg), Tiream (Mezöterem), ...) Territory LostDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania Territory Added
1934Diocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary (Culciul-mare (Nagykolcs), Boghis (Csengerbagos), Oar (Ovari), Petea (Pete), Doba (Szamosdob), Vetis (Yetes), Botiz (Batizvasvari), Satu-Mare (Szatmar), Odoreu (Szatmarudvari), and Jojib (Jozsefhaza)) Territory LostDiocese of Maramureş (Romanian), Romania Territory Added
1938Diocese of Augsburg, Germany (Faistenberg and Hohenleiten) Territory LostArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany Territory Added
1938Diocese of Passau, Germany (Lands belonging to the Schmid and Scham families (in Aresing); and Estates of Gasberg and Stöffling) Territory LostArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany Territory Added
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio (Right bank of the river Bandama (except Tiassalé)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Sassandra, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Name Changed
1940Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kiamusze [Jiamusi], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Jiamusi [Kiamusze], China Elevated
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Johannesburg, South Africa Name Changed
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale} (Rustemburg and Marico)
Vicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa (Pretoria and Erits)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Pretoria, South Africa Erected
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Queenstown, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Queenstown, South Africa Elevated
1948Diocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
UnitedDiocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania United
1957Diocese of Cuenca, Ecuador ElevatedArchdiocese of Cuenca, Ecuador Elevated
1957Diocese of Coria, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Coria-Cáceres, Spain Name Changed
1957Diocese of Loja, Ecuador (from Quito) Metropolitan Changed
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia (Solwezi, Kasempa, Mwinilunga, and Kabongo (except parts outside of Ndola)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Solwezi, Zambia Erected
1962Diocese of Nepi e Sutri, Italy (Terra di Lite (in Anguillaria Sabatia)) Territory LostSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy Territory Added
1965Secretariat for Non-Believers, Roman Curia Established
1968Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar (Manajary and Ifanadiana)
Diocese of Tamatave, Madagascar (Nosy-Varika)
Territory LostDiocese of Mananjary, Madagascar Erected
1968Diocese of Ketapang, Indonesia (Sanggau to the south of river Kapuas)
Archdiocese of Pontianak, Indonesia (Sekadau)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sekadau, Indonesia Erected
1984Diocese of Lucena, Philippines (Eastern region of Quezon and the island named Alabat) Territory LostDiocese of Gumaca, Philippines Erected
1994Nunciature to Kyrgyzstan Established
1994Nunciature to Kazakhstan Established
1994Nunciature to Uzbekistan Established
2011Vicariate Apostolic of Machiques, Venezuela ElevatedDiocese of Machiques, Venezuela Elevated

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