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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
798Diocese of Salzburg, Austria ElevatedArchdiocese of Salzburg, Austria Elevated
1553Archdiocese of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1553Patriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq Restored
1883Diocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kandy, Sri Lanka Erected
1912Diocese of Tarbes, France Name ChangedDiocese of Tarbes et Lourdes, France Name Changed
1922Diocese of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal (19 parishes)
Archdiocese of Braga, Portugal (166 parishes)
Diocese of Lamego, Portugal (71 parishes)
Territory LostDiocese of Vila Real, Portugal (Province of Vila Real) Erected
1926Diocese of Orense, Spain (Santas and Candosa (in Espiñeira)) Territory LostDiocese of Lugo, Spain Territory Added
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia (Priangan and Cheribon) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bandung, Indonesia Erected
1934Diocese of Salta, Argentina (Ssmo Salvador, San Pedro de Rio Negro, N.S. del Rosario de Ledesma, Perico del Carmen, Perico de San Antonio, Titeara, Tumbaya, Humahuaca, Valle Grande, Chochinoca, Santa Catalina, and Rinconada (Yavi)) Territory LostDiocese of Jujuy, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina (La Rioja, Aimogasta, Castro Barros, Chilecito, Famatina, Olta, Tama, Ulapes, and Villa Unión) Territory LostDiocese of La Rioja, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina (San Nicolas, N.S. de Loreto, S. Corazón de Maria, Santo Domingo, San José, Guaymallen, Rodeo de la Cruz, Lavalle, Las lleras, Godoy Cruz, Carrodilla, Lujan, Maipú, Rodeo del Medio, San Martin, Junin, Rivadavia, S. Rosa, La Paz, Tunuyan, Tupungato, San ...) Territory LostDiocese of Mendoza, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina (San Luis, Saladillo, San Roque, Villa Mercedes, Nueva Galia, Renca, Santa Rosa, San Martin, San Francisco, and Lujan) Territory LostDiocese of San Luis, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina (La Inmaculada, N.S. de las Mercedes, Gigena, Moldes, Sampacho, Berrotardn, Makenna, La Carlota, Reducción, Laboulaye, Ucacha, Lavalle, Serrano, Villa Huidobro, Jovita, Corral Bustos, Isla Verde, and Laborde) Territory LostDiocese of Río Cuarto, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of Santa Fe, Argentina (Armstrong, Las Rosas, Montes de Oca, Arequito, Arteaga, Casilda, Chabas, Chañar Ladeado, Los Quirquinchos, San José de la Esquina, Bigand, Alcorta, Constitución, Paz, Santa Teresa, Carmen, Elortondo, Firmat, Lazarino, Magiolo, Rufino, San Urbano, Venad...) Territory LostDiocese of Rosario, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of La Plata, Argentina (Mercedes, Suipacha, Navarro, San Andrés de Giles, Rojas, Junin, Sagrado Corazón, General Arenales, Leandro N. Mem, Chacabuco, Rawson, Salto, Carmen de Areco, IX de Julio, French, Chivücoy, Alberdi, Bragado, General Viamonte, Lincoln, Boberts, Luyan, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Mercedes, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of La Plata, Argentina (Azul, Cachari, Chillar, Generat Belgrano, Las Flores, Pila, Ayacucho, Tandil, Rauch, Juárez, Tapalqné, General Alvear, Roque Pérez, Saladillo, XXV de Mayo, De la Riestra, Ernestina, Bolivar, Laprida, Olavarría, Hinojo, Colonias San Miguel, and General ..) Territory LostDiocese of Azul, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of La Plata, Argentina (Bahia Blanca, Ing. Wite, Villa Miter, High Point, Military Port, Patagones, Villarino, Tornquist, Saavedra, Pigile, Short Stream, Puan, Lopez Lecube, Carhue, San Miguel de Gazcon, Guamaini, Colonel Suarez, Colony II San Jose, Colony III Santa Maria , ...) Territory LostDiocese of Bahía Blanca, Argentina Erected
1934Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, Argentina (Rio Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz, and Tierra del Fuego) Territory LostDiocese of Viedma, Argentina Erected
1934Diocese of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of Córdoba, Argentina Elevated
1934Diocese of La Plata, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of La Plata, Argentina Elevated
1934Diocese of Paraná, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of Paraná, Argentina Elevated
1934Diocese of Salta, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of Salta, Argentina Elevated
1934Diocese of Santa Fe, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of Santa Fe, Argentina Elevated
1934Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina ElevatedArchdiocese of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina Elevated
1934Diocese of Corrientes, Argentina (from Buenos Aires) Metropolitan Changed
1934Diocese of Santiago del Estero, Argentina (from Buenos Aires) Metropolitan Changed
1934Diocese of Catamarca, Argentina (from Buenos Aires) Metropolitan Changed
1934Diocese of Tucumán, Argentina (from Buenos Aires) Metropolitan Changed
1968Diocese of Sonsón, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Sonsón-Rionegro, Colombia Name Changed
1968Diocese of Haarlem, Netherlands (St. Matthias in Warmond; Lakenpolder Island of Saint John the Baptist in De Kaag) Territory LostDiocese of Rotterdam, Netherlands Territory Added
1972Diocese of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
Diocese of Les Gonaïves, Haïti
Territory LostDiocese of Hinche, Haïti (Hinche, Thomonde, Thomassique, Los Palis, Maissade, CercaCarvajal, Pignon, La Victoire, Mombin-Crochu, Cercala Source, along with Bois-Laurent) Erected
1972Diocese of Les Cayes, Haïti (Grande Anse and Anse d'Hainault) Territory LostDiocese of Jérémie, Haïti Erected
1977Territorial Prelature of Virgin Islands, USA ElevatedDiocese of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USA (Name Changed and Prelature raised to a Diocese) Elevated
1993Eparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostEparchy of Kolomyia-Chernivtsi (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
1993Archeparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
Diocese of Przemyśl (Ukrainian), Poland
Territory LostEparchy of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
1993Archeparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostEparchy of Ternopil (Ukrainian), Ukraine
Eparchy of Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
Erected
1995Archdiocese of Berlin, Germany (Boundaries adjusted)
Archdiocese of Hamburg, Germany (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
2002Apostolic Exarchate of Argentina (Melkite Greek) Erected
2023Prefecture Apostolic of Yiduxian [Iduhsien], China SuppressedDiocese of Zhoucun [Chowtsun], China (Neighborhoods of Boshane di Linzi and the counties of Guangrao, Boxing, and Gaoqing)
Archdiocese of Jinan [Tsinan], China (Eastern part of the Laiwu neighborhoods)
Diocese of Weifang, China (Neighborhoods of Weicheng, Hanting, Fangzi, and Kuiwen; municipal development “zones”; Linju and Changle counties; and the cities of Qingzhou, Zhucheng, Shouguang, Anqiu, Gaomi, and Changyi)
Erected

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