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Diocese Events

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1138Diocese of Grosseto, Italy Erected
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.) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Beni nel Congo Belga {Belgian Congo} Erected
1934Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Nigeria {Nigeria Settentrionale} 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
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Name Changed
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Sassandra, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
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}
Vicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa
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
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Solwezi, Zambia Erected
1968Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Diocese of Tamatave, Madagascar
Territory LostDiocese of Mananjary, Madagascar Erected
1968Diocese of Ketapang, Indonesia
Archdiocese of Pontianak, Indonesia
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sekadau, Indonesia Erected
1984Diocese of Lucena, Philippines 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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