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Diocese Events

St. Alphonsus Liguori, bishop and doctor (Memorial)


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YearFromTo
1164Diocese of Uppsala, Sweden ElevatedArchdiocese of Uppsala, Sweden Elevated
1571Diocese of Fermo, Italy
Territorial Abbey of Farfa, Italy
Territory LostDiocese of Ripatransone, Italy Erected
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia Inferiore, Namibia Erected
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Upper Cimbebasia {Cimbebasia Superiore}, Angola Name Changed
1898Clerical Public Association of La Hermandad de Sacerdotes Operarios Diocesanos del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Decretum Laudis
1904Congregation of Saint Joseph Approbation
1920Vicariate Apostolic of Canton [Guangzhou], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Western Kwangtung and Hainan {Kuangtong Occidentale et Hainan}, China Erected
1920Nunciature to Switzerland Restored
1930Diocese of Lead, South Dakota, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA Name Changed
1932Diocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia (Lagosta island)
Diocese of Krk (Veglia), Croatia (Gherso, Lussino, and other smaller islands around Liburnian gulf)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (Limited to area controlled by Italy) Territory Added
1932Archdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
1932Diocese of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1932Diocese of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1932Diocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1932Diocese of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1932Diocese of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1936Apostolic Administration of Upper Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), Turkey Erected
1940Vicariate Apostolic of Yükiang [Yujiang], China (Tzeki) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nancheng [Nancheng], China Territory Added
1945Vicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru Name Changed
1951Diocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia (Northern part of the territory to the east)
Diocese of Santa Marta, Colombia (Norte Santander)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bertrania en el Catatumbo, Colombia Erected
1959Diocese of Ugento, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy Name Changed
1967Sacred Consistorial Congregation, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Bishops, Roman Curia Name Changed
1982Delegation to Scandinavia SplitNunciature to Denmark
Nunciature to Norway
Nunciature to Sweden
Split

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