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24th day of August

Diocese Events

St. Bartholomew, apostle (Feast)

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1870Vicariate Apostolic of Dahomey, Nigeria Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria Name Changed
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Upper Niger {Niger Superiore}, Nigeria Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale} Name Changed
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Upper Niger {Niger Superiore}, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale} Erected
1918Prefecture Apostolic of Betafó, Madagascar ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Betafó, Madagascar Elevated
1918Prefecture Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale} ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale} Elevated
1938Diocese of Coimbra, Portugal (Águeda, Anadia, Aveiro, Ílhavo, Oliveira do Bairrom, and Vagos)
Diocese of Porto, Portugal (Albergaria-a-Velha, Estarreja, and Murtosa)
Diocese of Viseu, Portugal (Sever do Vouga)
Territory LostDiocese of Aveiro, Portugal Restored
1957Delegation to Indochina EstablishedDelegation to Thailand Established
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Lac Moero, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1965Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia (Belmont, Lake Macquarie, Morisset, Swansea, and Toronto) Territory LostDiocese of Maitland, Australia Territory Added
1972Diocese of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Bena-Tshiadi) Territory LostArchdiocese of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1994Delegation to Pacific Ocean EstablishedNunciature to Tonga, Pacific (Oceania) Established


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