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The Year of Our Lord 1839

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unknownDiocese of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Texas, USA Erected
unknownDiocese of Ampurias e Civita, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy Name Changed
unknownCongregación de San Pedro ad-Vincula Founded
unknownDiocese of Žyrovyci (Ukrainian), Lithuania Suppressed
18 JanNunciature to Sardinia, Italy Restored
25 MarArchdiocese of Połock (Polotsk) (Ukrainian), Belarus Suppressed
12 AprSociety of Mary Decretum Laudis
18 MayVicariate Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia, and Cyprus, Syria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
Vicariate Apostolic of Egypt and Arabia, Egypt
18 MayVicariate Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia, and Cyprus, Syria Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria Name Changed
28 MayNunciature to Egypt, Arab Republic of Established
8 JunCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eusebio EstablishedCardinal Titular Church of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio Established
3 SepDiocese of Peking [Beijing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), China Erected
20 SepInstitute of Charity Approbation


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