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22nd day of June

Diocese Events

St. Paulinus of Nola, bishop (Opt. Memorial)
St. John Fisher, bishop and martyr, and St. Thomas More, martyr (Opt. Memorial)

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1218Archdiocese of Salzburg, Austria Territory LostDiocese of Seckau, Austria Erected
1622Congregation for Propagation of the Faith, Roman Curia Established
1823Vicariate Apostolic of Mississippi and Alabama, USA Territory Added
1838Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Decretum Laudis
1901Hijos de la Sagrada Familia Approbation
1909Diocese of Bayonne, France UnitedDiocese of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France United
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Cirenaica, Libya (Derna) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Derna, Libya Erected
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Cirenaica, Libya Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Benghazi, Libya Name Changed
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Tripolitana, Libya (Misurata) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Misurata, Libya Erected
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Tripolitana, Libya Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tripoli, Libya Name Changed
1940Archdiocese of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Territorial Prelature of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1946Eparchy of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt Erected
1955Diocese of Asti, Italy (Saretto (in Cisterna d'Asti) and S. Rochi (in Monta d'Alba)) Territory LostDiocese of Alba (Pompea), Italy Territory Added
1955Diocese of Alba (Pompea), Italy (Lame (in Canale)) Territory LostDiocese of Asti, Italy Territory Added
1967Diocese of Ðà Lạt, Viet Nam (Quang-Duc and Phuoc-Long)
Diocese of Kontum, Viet Nam (Dak Lak)
Territory LostDiocese of Ban Mê Thuột, Viet Nam Erected
1968Territorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú, Brazil (Esperantinopolis)
Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Parts of Bacabal and Ipixuna along with Altamira do Maranhäo, Igarapé Grande, Lago da Pedra, Lago do Junco, Lago Verde, Lima Campos, Olho d'Água dos Cunhas, Pedreiras, Pio XII, Poçâo de Pedras, Rosinopolis, Santo Antonio dos Lopes, and Vitorino Freiré)
Territory LostDiocese of Bacabal, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
1968Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Dom Pedro and Governador Archer) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú, Brazil Territory Added
1968Diocese of Caxias do Maranhão, Brazil (Mirador, Nova York, Paraïbano, Pastos Bons, and Sucupira do Norte) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Santo Antônio de Balsas, Maranhão, Brazil Territory Added
1972Archdiocese of Morelia, Michoacán, México (Enandio and Quanoro (in Benito Juárez)) Territory LostDiocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México Territory Added
1978Eparchy of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India (Cranganore;, a large part of Makundapur; and small portions of Parur and Alwaye) Territory LostDiocese of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1979Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Missionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
UnitedComboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus United
1984Archdiocese of Ranchi, India (Andamans and Nicobar Islands) Territory LostDiocese of Port Blair, India Erected
1999Diocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles ElevatedArchdiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles Elevated
1999Vicariate Apostolic of Kano, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Kano, Nigeria Elevated
1999Diocese of Hamilton in Bermuda, Antilles (from Kingston in Jamaica) Metropolitan Changed
1999Mission "Sui Iuris" of Turks and Caicos, Antilles (from Kingston in Jamaica) Metropolitan Changed
2001Apostolic Exarchate of Venezuela (Syrian) Erected


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