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22nd day of May

Diocese Events

St. Rita of Cascia, religious (Opt. Memorial)

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1545Diocese of Coimbra, Portugal Territory LostDiocese of Leiria, Portugal Erected
1563Diocese of Santiago de Chile Territory LostDiocese of La Imperial, Chile Erected
1876Vicariate Apostolic of Japan Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Southern Japan Erected
1876Vicariate Apostolic of Japan Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Japan Name Changed
1877Vicariate Apostolic of Kansas, USA ElevatedDiocese of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised into a Diocese) Elevated
1913Prefecture Apostolic of Rajputana, India ElevatedDiocese of Ajmer, India Elevated
1919Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Chaco, Bolivia Erected
1931Diocese of Amazonas, Brazil (Juruŕ and Tarauacŕ) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Juruá, Acre, Brazil Erected
1937Diocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA (Ionia, Clinton, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale) Territory LostDiocese of Lansing, Michigan, USA Erected
1937Diocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA Elevated
1937Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (from Cincinnati) Metropolitan Changed
1937Diocese of Marquette, Michigan, USA (from Milwaukee) Metropolitan Changed
1948Suburbicarian See of Ostia, Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1961Diocese of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Cities of Constantina and Nonoai)
Diocese of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Cities of Frederico Westphalen, Campo Novo, Crissiumal, Humaitá, Irai, Palmeira das Missöes, Santo Augusto, Seberí, Tenente Portela, and Tres Passos)
Territory LostDiocese of Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1961Diocese of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1972Archdiocese of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri Lanka Name ChangedArchdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka Name Changed
1998Archdiocese of Bombay, India (Vasai, Bhiwandi, Shahapur, Wada, Jawahar, Palghar, Mokhada, Dahanu, and Talasari (all in Thane)) Territory LostDiocese of Vasai, India Erected
2008Clerical Public Association of La Hermandad de Sacerdotes Operarios Diocesanos del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Approbation
2010Diocese of Tunis, Tunisia ElevatedArchdiocese of Tunis, Tunisia Elevated
2010Diocese of Hakha, Myanmar (Kalay, Tedim, Tamu, Tonzang, Cikha, Khampat, Myothit, Mawlike, Homalin, Phonepyin, Kalaywa, and Minkin) Territory LostDiocese of Kalay, Myanmar Erected


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