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St. Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr (Memorial)

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1580Diocese of Annaghdown (Enach Dune), Ireland Territory Added
1616Cardinal Titular Church of San Carlo ai Catinari Established
1884Nunciature to Belgium Restored
1924Diocese of Lausanne et Genève, Switzerland Name ChangedDiocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland Name Changed
1930Nunciature to Haiti (to Nunciature) Elevated
1962Diocese of David, Panama Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro, Panama Erected
1973Delegation to Western Africa EstablishedDelegation to Mauritania Established
1977Diocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy SplitDiocese of Koper, Slovenia
Diocese of Trieste, Italy
1977Archdiocese of Gorizia e Gradisca, Italy ((areas in Slovenia))
Diocese of Rijeka (-Opatija), Croatia ((areas in Slovenia))
Diocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy ((areas in Slovenia))
Territory LostDiocese of Koper, Slovenia Territory Added
1986Diocese of Nachingwea, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Lindi, Tanzania Name Changed
1986Diocese of Nachingwea, Tanzania Territory LostDiocese of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania Erected


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