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Diocese Events

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1406Diocese of Rubicón, Spain Erected
1563Diocese of Urbino, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Urbino, Italy Elevated
1850Diocese of Faenza, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Modigliana, Italy Erected
1859Diocese of Monterey, California, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA Name Changed
1909Vicariate Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Great Namaqualand, Namibia Erected
1926Diocese of Augsburg, Germany (Leiten) Territory LostArchdiocese of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Territory Added
1932Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (Atlántico) Territory LostDiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
1936Vicariate Apostolic of Ichang [Yichang], China (Kien-ling Shichow, Kung-An, Sung-Tse, and part of Kiang-lin) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shashi [Shasi], China Erected
1936Vicariate Apostolic of Weihweifu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Xinxiang [Sinsiang], China Erected
1947Delegation to Indonesia Established
1960Diocese of Beni nel Congo Name ChangedDiocese of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1971Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Morro Agudo, Ipua, Guaira, and Miguelópolis) Territory LostDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
1987Archdiocese of Bucaramanga, Colombia (Capitanejo, Carcasí, Cefitá, Cerrito, Concepción, Enciso, Guaca, Macaravita, Málaga, Molagavita, San Andrés, San José de Miranda, and San Miguel (all in García Rovira))
Diocese of Duitama, Colombia (Boavita, Cobarachía, La Uvita, Soatá, Susacón, and Tipacoque (all in Norte) and Oliscas, El Cocuy, El Espino, Guacamayas, Güicán, Panqueva, and San Mateo (all in Gutiérrez))
Territory LostDiocese of Málaga-Soatá, Colombia Erected
1990Prefecture Apostolic of Lashio, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Lashio, Myanmar Elevated
1994Diocese of Cabimas, Venezuela (Sucre)
Archdiocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela (Colón)
Archdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela (Alberto Adriani, Obispo Ramos de Lora, Caracciolo Parra y Olmedo, Tulio Febres Cordero, Justo Briceño, and Julio César Salas)
Territory LostDiocese of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia, Venezuela Erected
1999Apostolic Administration of Kazakhstan ElevatedDiocese of Karaganda, Kazakhstan Elevated
1999Apostolic Administration of Kazakhstan Territory LostApostolic Administration of Almaty, Kazakhstan
Apostolic Administration of Astana, Kazakhstan
Apostolic Administration of Atyrau, Kazakhstan


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