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Diocese Events

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1519Territorial Prelature of Pescia, Italy Erected
1577Archdiocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Arequipa, Peru
Diocese of Trujillo, Peru
1592Diocese of Fossano, Italy Erected
1742Vicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey Erected
1783Archdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Erected
1884Diocese of Portland, Maine, USA Territory LostDiocese of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA (New Hampshire) Erected
1895Vicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Upper Tonking {Tonkino Superiore}, Viet Nam Erected
1901Vicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo}, Viet Nam Erected
1910Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA Territory LostDiocese of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA Erected
1914Delegation to Australia Established
1920Nunciature to Venezuela (to Nunciature) Elevated
1924Prefecture Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Central Chi-Li {Ce-Li Centrale}, China
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lihsien, China Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Pakhoi [Beihai], China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Hainan [Hainan], China Erected
1968Diocese of Fort Jameson, Zambia Name ChangedDiocese of Chipata, Zambia Name Changed
1970Archdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of La Guaira, Venezuela Erected
1991Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
Diocese of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Antilles
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles Erected
1998Diocese of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Archdiocese of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Itapetininga, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
2000Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México Territory LostDiocese of Córdoba, Veracruz, México
Diocese of Orizaba, Veracruz, México


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