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Diocese Events

St. Athanasius, bishop and doctor (Memorial)


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YearFromTo
1322Diocese of Monte Cassino, Italy Erected
1594Diocese of Lutzk e Ostrog (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
1818Diocese of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany Territory LostDiocese of Basel, Switzerland
Diocese of Chur, Switzerland
Territory Added
1884Vicariate Apostolic of Two Guineas {Des Deux Guinées}, Gabon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Upper Niger {Niger Superiore}, Nigeria Erected
1898Prefecture Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa Elevated
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Western Honan {Ho-Nan Occidentale}, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Western Honan {Ho-Nan Occidentale}, China Elevated
1932Archeparchy of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan Erected
1936Territorial Abbey of San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy Territory Added
1942Archdiocese of Eger, Hungary (Tiszarád and Cigánd) Territory LostDiocese of Košice, Slovakia Territory Added
1953Delegation to Iran ElevatedNunciature to Iran (to Internunciature) Elevated
1953Diocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México (Aquila, Coahuayana, and Villa Victoria) Territory LostDiocese of Colima, México Territory Added
1966Diocese of Regensburg, Germany (Reichertswin and Diesenhof of Pielenhofen along with Engelsberg, Finsterheid, Holzheim, Richthofen, and Prönsdorf of Utzenhofen) Territory LostDiocese of Eichstätt, Germany Territory Added
1970Prefecture Apostolic of Spanish Sahara and Ifni {Sahara Español e Ifni}, Western Sahara (Ifni) Territory LostArchdiocese of Rabat, Morocco Territory Added
1970Prefecture Apostolic of Spanish Sahara and Ifni {Sahara Español e Ifni}, Western Sahara Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Spanish Sahara {Sahara Español}, Western Sahara Name Changed
1976Prefecture Apostolic of Spanish Sahara {Sahara Español}, Western Sahara Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Western Sahara {Sahara Occiental} Name Changed
1983Archdiocese of Juba, South Sudan (Torit and Kapoeta) Territory LostDiocese of Torit, South Sudan Erected
1986Eparchy of Joubbé (Maronite), Lebanon Erected

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