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Diocese Events

St. Thomas, apostle (Feast)


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YearFromTo
1551Archdiocese of Funchal, Portugal ElevatedDiocese of Funchal, Portugal (from Archdiocese to Diocese) Elevated
1551Diocese of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, Brazil (from Funchal to Lisboa) Metropolitan Changed
1655Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}, Czechia Territory LostDiocese of Litoměřice, Czechia Erected
1817Diocese of Catania, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Piazza Armerina, Italy Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain
Vicariate Apostolic of Yorkshire District, England, Great Britain
Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern District, England, Great Britain Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central District, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wales District, Wales, Great Britain Erected
1848Archdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Territory LostDiocese of Cherson, Moldova Erected
1879Vicariate Apostolic of Two Guineas {Des Deux Guinées}, Gabon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Erected
1901Vicariate Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie, Alberta, Canada SplitVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska, Alberta, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
Split
1927Misioneros Javerianos de Yarumal Founded
1928Archdiocese of Madras, India (Nellore, Ananthapur, Chitoor, Cuddapah, Kurnool, and Guntur) Territory LostDiocese of Nellore, India Erected
1928Archdiocese of Pondicherry, India (North Arcot) Territory LostArchdiocese of Madras, India Territory Added
1929Diocese of Kumbakonam, India (Mayavaram, Shiyaly, and part of Nannuam and Ghidambaram (Thanjavur))
Archdiocese of Madras, India (Part of city of Madras)
Diocese of Trichinopoly, India (Alangudi and Thirumayam)
Territory LostDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India Territory Added
1929Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Awor, Cooumim, Dindigul, Madura, Malleiadipaty, Oriur, HFossa Senhora das Dores, and Muttupettaah (except for Venkatakulam)) Territory LostDiocese of Trichinopoly, India Territory Added
1929Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Gur dalle, M anapal, Punnakail, Nossa Senhora des Dores de Tuticorin, and Vaipar) Territory LostDiocese of Tuticorin, India Territory Added
1929Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Boitakana, Bändel, and Ginsutah) Territory LostArchdiocese of Calcutta, India Territory Added
1929Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Nossa Senhora da Piedade in the city of Daccha, Hashnabad, Tesgonge, and Nagory) Territory LostDiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh Territory Added
1929Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Shibpur) Territory LostDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Territory Added
1929Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Assumpçao, Goraçao de Jesus, S. Joâo, Befugio, and Rayapuram) Territory LostArchdiocese of Madras, India Territory Added
1939Apostolic Exarchate of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary (Rudabanyacslca and Beregdaroc) Territory LostEparchy of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine Territory Added
1939Eparchy of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine (Bodrogmezo, Bodrogszerdahely, Kisdobra, and Zemplen) Territory LostDiocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary Territory Added
1941Diocese of Antioquía-Jericó, Colombia SplitDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia
Diocese of Jericó, Colombia
Split
1941Diocese of Jericó, Colombia (Anzá, Caicedo, and Urrao)
Prefecture Apostolic of Urabá, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia Territory Added
1955Prefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas, Peru ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru Elevated
1955Prefecture Apostolic of Palawan, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Palawan, Philippines Elevated
1955Diocese of Mysore, India (Nilgiris and part of Coimbatore) Territory LostDiocese of Ootacamund, India Erected
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan (Yei)
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan (Lakes)
Prefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan (Moru)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan Erected
1957Apostolic Administration of Upper Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), Turkey (Syria) Territory LostEparchy of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean), Syria Erected
1957Apostolic Administration of Upper Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), Turkey (Lebanon) Territory LostEparchy of Beirut {Bairut} (Chaldean), Lebanon Erected
1959Diocese of Bellary, India (Raydrug, Adoni, and Alur) Territory LostDiocese of Nellore, India Territory Added
1959Diocese of Bellary, India (Alumpur, Gadwal, Tandur, and Godangal) Territory LostArchdiocese of Hyderabad, India Territory Added
1969Delegation to Eastern Africa (Sudan, the French Coast of the Afars and Issas, the Somali Republic, and part of the Arabian Peninsula) EstablishedDelegation to Red Sea Region Established
1970Diocese of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1975Diocese of Ventimiglia, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy Name Changed
1979Archdiocese of Corrientes, Argentina (Ituzaingó, Santo Tomé, and General Alvear)
Diocese of Goya, Argentina (San Martín and Paso de los Libres)
Territory LostDiocese of Santo Tomé, Argentina Erected
1981Apostolic Exarchate of Latin America and Mexico {America Latina e Messico} (Armenian) Erected
1981Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New York Erected
1987Diocese of San Pedro Sula, Honduras (Colón and Gracias a Dios) Territory LostDiocese of Trujillo, Honduras Erected
1987Diocese of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire (Bouna, Tehini, Nassian, Bondoukou, Sandégué, and Tanda (excluding Assuéfry and Transua)) Territory LostDiocese of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
1987Archdiocese of Verapoly, India (Northern part) Territory LostDiocese of Kottapuram, India Erected
1987Archdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon (Lekié and Haute-Sanaga) Territory LostDiocese of Obala, Cameroon Erected
1987Archdiocese of Madurai, India (Sivagangai, Tirupathur, Tiruvaddanai, Ramand, Paranakudi, and Mudukulathur along with the island of Rameshwaram) Territory LostDiocese of Sivagangai, India Erected
1987Diocese of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México (Enandio and Guarnoro) Territory LostArchdiocese of Morelia, Michoacán, México Territory Added
2000Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA (Webb, Zapata, Jim Hogg, and half of La Salle County)
Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA (Maverick, Zavala, Dimmit and half of La Salle County)
Territory LostDiocese of Laredo, Texas, USA Erected
2004Diocese of Villavicencio, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Villavicencio, Colombia Elevated
2004Diocese of San José del Guaviare, Colombia (from Bogotá) Metropolitan Changed
2004Diocese of Granada en Colombia (from Bogotá) Metropolitan Changed
2012Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka (Batticaloa and Ampara) Territory LostDiocese of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Erected
2012Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka Name ChangedDiocese of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Name Changed

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