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Diocese Events

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YearFromTo
1133Diocese of Luni, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Brugnato, Italy Erected
1586Congregation for Consultations of Regulars, Roman Curia Established
1834Diocese of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium Territory LostDiocese of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium Erected
1847Vicariate Apostolic of Essington, Australia ElevatedDiocese of Victoria, Australia Elevated
1865Diocese of Cebu, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Jaro o Santa Elisabetta, Philippines Erected
1875Diocese of Rodez, France UnitedDiocese of Rodez (-Vabres), France United
1879Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Decretum Laudis
1905Society of the Divine Savior Decretum Laudis
1905Barmherzige Brüder von Maria-Hilf Decretum Laudis
1932Prefecture Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon Elevated
1932Prefecture Apostolic of Kavirondo, Kenya ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
1950Diocese of Cafelândia, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil Name Changed
1969Territorial Prelature of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil Name Changed
1971Diocese of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Crux Alta, Ijuí, Soledade, Espumoso, S. Barbara do Sul, Ibirubá, Chapada, Barros Cassai, Condor, Ajuncaba, Augusto Pestana, Pejuçara, Panambi, Xavier Fontoura and Viia Joia, Itauba, and Mauricio Cardoso to Tupanciretä, Arroio do Tigre and Arvorezinha) Erected
1971Diocese of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Erexim, Getulio Vargas, Marcelino Ramos, Gaurama, Aratiba, Campinas do Sul, Erval Grande, Saö Valentim, Viadutos, Severiano de Almeida, Cotegipe, Jacutinga, Itatiba do Sul, and Mariano Moro) Territory LostDiocese of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1971Diocese of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Rio Grande, Sao José do Norte, Santa Vitoria do Palmar, and Mostardas) Territory LostDiocese of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1974Archdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines (Camarines Norte) Territory LostDiocese of Daet, Philippines Erected
1974Diocese of Legazpi, Philippines (Catanduanes) Territory LostDiocese of Virac, Philippines Erected
1985Diocese of Malacca-Johor, Malaysia Name ChangedDiocese of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia Name Changed
1988Diocese of Nashville, Tennessee, USA (Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Fentress, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancook, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Picket, Polh, Rhea, Roane, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Knoxville, Tennessee, USA Erected
1996Diocese of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal Name ChangedDiocese of Bragança-Miranda, Portugal Name Changed
1998Diocese of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Araranguá, Balneario Arroio do Silva, Balneario Gaivota, Cocal do Sul, Criciúma, Ermo, Forquilhinha, Içara, Jacinto Machado, Lauro Müller, Maracaiá, Meleiro, Morro da Fumaça, Morro Grande, Nova Veneza, Passo de Torres, Praia Grande, Santa Rosa do Sul, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Criciúma, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected

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