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Diocese Events

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1855Diocese of Bayeux, France Name ChangedDiocese of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France Name Changed
1883Diocese of Bulgarian United Church (Constantinople) (Bulgarian) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Macedonia (Thessalonika) (Bulgarian) Erected
1911Diocese of Valence, France Name ChangedDiocese of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France Name Changed
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gariep, South Africa Erected
1923Prefecture Apostolic of Adamaua, Cameroon
Vicariate Apostolic of Cameroun
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Buéa, Cameroon Erected
1923Diocese of Coimbatore, India
Diocese of Mangalore, India
Diocese of Mysore, India
Territory LostDiocese of Calicut, India Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nilo Equatoriale, Uganda Erected
1923Diocese of Trichinopoly, India Territory LostDiocese of Tuticorin, India Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Denmark Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Iceland {Islanda} Erected
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Accra, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Accra, Ghana Elevated
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Calabar, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Calabar, Nigeria Elevated
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nouna, Burkina Faso Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kayes, Mali Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo, Mali Erected
1948Nunciature to India (to Internunciature) Elevated
1955Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bangued, Philippines Erected
1955Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Iba, Philippines Erected
1964Vicariate Apostolic of Kota Baru, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sukarnapura, Indonesia Name Changed
1967Vicariate Apostolic of Bermuda Islands, Antilles ElevatedDiocese of Hamilton in Bermuda, Antilles Elevated
1967Diocese of Kasama, Zambia ElevatedArchdiocese of Kasama, Zambia Elevated
1967Diocese of Nellore, India Territory LostDiocese of Kurnool, India Erected
1967Vicariate Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Paksé, Laos Erected
1975Diocese of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
Archdiocese of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil Erected
1975Diocese of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Diocese of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1976Territorial Prelature of Cotabato, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Kidapawan, Philippines Erected
1976Territorial Prelature of Cotabato, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Cotabato, Philippines Elevated
1983Congregation of the Sons of Merciful Love Decretum Laudis
1996Diocese of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
Diocese of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Eunápolis, Bahia, Brazil Erected
2007Diocese of Koforidua, Ghana Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana Erected
2014Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Dorotea Established


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