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Diocese Events

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1363Diocese of Lismore, Ireland
Diocese of Waterford, Ireland
UnitedDiocese of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland United
1777Diocese of Győr (Raab), Hungary
Diocese of Veszprém, Hungary
Territory LostDiocese of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary Erected
1877Diocese of Montpellier, France Name ChangedDiocese of Montpellier (-Lodčve-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomičres), France Name Changed
1911Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Territory LostDiocese of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA (Counties of Clark, Adair, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Shelby, Marion, Chariton, Randolph, Monroe, and Ralls) Territory Added
1911Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy Family Decretum Laudis
1920Nunciature to Romania Established
1931Mission "Sui Iuris" of Sikkim, India ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Sikkim, India Elevated
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Chefoo, China (Kaoyuan, Poshing, Kwangyo, Lintze, Poshan, Idushien, Linkiu, Showkwang, Changlo, and Ankiu) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yiduxian [Iduhsien], China Erected
1954Ordinariate of France, Faithful of Eastern Rites Erected
1964Prefecture Apostolic of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso ElevatedDiocese of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso Elevated
1964Prefecture Apostolic of Sokoto, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Sokoto, Nigeria Elevated
1966Diocese of Visakhapatnam, India (Part of Koraput District) Territory LostDiocese of Cuttack, India Territory Added
1966Diocese of Visakhapatnam, India (Bastar District) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Raipur, India Territory Added
1967Diocese of Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1978Diocese of Surigao, Philippines (Surigao del Sur) Territory LostDiocese of Tandag, Philippines Erected
1984Archdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA (Palm Beach and Martin)
Diocese of Orlando, Florida, USA (St. Lucie, Okeechobee, and Martin)
Territory LostDiocese of Palm Beach, Florida, USA Erected
1984Archdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA (Collier, Glades, and Hendry)
Diocese of Orlando, Florida, USA (Highlands)
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA (Charlotte, De Soto, Hardee, Lee, Manatee, and Sarasota)
Territory LostDiocese of Venice, Florida, USA Erected
1986Diocese of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA SplitDiocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
Diocese of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA (Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Lincoln, Union, Morehouse, West Carroll, DeSoto, Bienville, Jackson, Ouachita, Richland, Red River, and Sabine)
1986Diocese of Posadas, Argentina (Eldorado, General Manuel Belgrado, Iguazú, Montecarlo, San Pedro, and Guaraní (except San Vicente and part of El Soberbio)) Territory LostDiocese of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina Erected
1995Nunciature to Andorra Established
2010Diocese of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil (Cabrobó)
Diocese of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil (Salgueiro, Araripina, Bodocó, Cedro, Exu, Granito, Ipubi, Moreilândia, Ouricuri, Parnamirim, Serrita, Terra Nova, Trindade, and Verdejante)
Territory LostDiocese of Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected


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