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21st day of May

Diocese Events

St. Christopher Magallanes, priest and martyr, and his companions, martyrs (Opt. Memorial)

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1515Diocese of Torino, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Torino {Turin}, Italy Elevated
1840Diocese of Santiago de Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Elevated
1904Sons of Saint Mary Immaculate Decretum Laudis
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia Erected
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pontianak, Indonesia Name Changed
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Karafuto, Japan ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Karafuto, Russian Federation Elevated
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Sinkiang [Xinjiang-Urumqi], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang-Urumqi [Sinkiang], China Elevated
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Shaowu [Shaowu], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Shaowu [Shaowu], China Elevated
1959Archdiocese of Digo-Suarez, Madagascar
Archdiocese of Tananarive, Madagascar
Territory LostDiocese of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar Erected
1960Diocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of So Joo del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
1960Diocese of Kisumu, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Kisii, Kenya Erected
1966Delegation to Eastern Africa EstablishedNunciature to Malawi Established
1973Nunciature to Guinea Established
1979Diocese of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil Erected
1990Diocese of Kisumu, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
1990Diocese of Mombasa, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Mombasa, Kenya Elevated
1990Diocese of Nyeri, Kenya ElevatedArchdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya Elevated
1990Diocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh Territory LostDiocese of Rajshahi, Bangladesh Erected
2002Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA Territory LostEparchy of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA Erected
2002Prefecture Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria Elevated


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