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Diocese Events

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1834Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, USA Territory LostDiocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA (Indiana and the eastern portion of Illinois) Erected
1834Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, USA Territory LostDiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (the rest of Illinois (not part of Vincennes)) Territory Added
1845Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Perth, Australia Erected
1921Diocese of Prince-Albert-Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (Muenster, Humboldt, Annaheim, Dead Moose Lake, Fulda St. Benedikt, Leofeld, Bruno, Engelfeld, and Watson) Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada Erected
1924Prefecture Apostolic of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal (Gambia) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Gambia Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Foochow [Fuzhou], China (Kienning, Kienyang, Chungan, Pucheng, SungM, and Chengo) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Kienow [Jian’ou], China Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Changteh [Changde], China (Lichow, Ansiang, Anfu, Ohihmen, Tzeli, and Tayung) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lixian [Lichow], China Erected
1932Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Mallorca) Approbation
1932St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart Decretum Laudis
1950Diocese of Chihuahua, México Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México Erected
1950Diocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador (Galápagos islands (Isabela, Fernandina, S. Salvador, Santa Cruz, S. Cristóbal, etc)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Galápagos, Ecuador Erected
1950Archdiocese of Siracusa, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Siracusa e Ragusa, Italy Name Changed
1962Diocese of Beira, Mozambique (Civil district of Tete) Territory LostDiocese of Tete, Mozambique Erected
1975[SSPX Society of Saint Pius X] Territory Added
2003Territorial Abbey of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil SuppressedArchdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Territory Added
2020Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
Archdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
UnitedArchdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada United


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