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17th day of November

Diocese Events

St. Elizabeth of Hungary, religious (Memorial)

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1798Diocese of Inflanty (Livonia)-Pilten, Poland SuppressedDiocese of Vilnius, Lithuania Territory Added
1862Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Goulburn, Australia Erected
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio Elevated
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Costa d’Avorio Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
1920Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada Elevated
1920Compagnia di San Paolo Founded
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand (Mehongson, Chiengmai, Chiengrai, Lunphun, Lampang, Nan, Phre, and Uttaradit) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chieng-Mai, Thailand Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Medan, Indonesia (Tapanuli Selatan and Tapanuli Tengah) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sibolga, Indonesia Erected
1965Diocese of Teramo, Italy (Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption into Heaven and St. Paul the Apostle (both in Monsampolo del Tronto)) Territory LostDiocese of Ascoli Piceno, Italy Territory Added
1965Diocese of Ascoli Piceno, Italy (Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption into Heaven and of Saint John the Baptist (both in Leofara) and Macchia da Sole in Vallecastellana) Territory LostDiocese of Teramo, Italy Territory Added
1974Delegation to Mozambique Established
1986Archdiocese of Monrovia, Liberia (Bong, Lofa, and Nimba Counties) Territory LostDiocese of Gbarnga, Liberia Erected
1993Prefecture Apostolic of Kankan, Guinea ElevatedDiocese of Kankan, Guinea Elevated
1995Archdiocese of Chihuahua, México (Cuauhtémoc, Riva Palacio, and Cusihuiriachi)
Territorial Prelature of Madera, Chihuahua, México
ElevatedDiocese of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México (Name Changed and Elevated to a Diocese) Elevated


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