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The Year of Our Lord 1844

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unknownVicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
unknownVicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
unknownDiocese of Sovana (Soana), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy Name Changed
3 FebVicariate Apostolic of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), China Erected
2 MarVicariate Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam SplitVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
Vicariate Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
2 MarVicariate Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China Erected
16 AprArchdiocese of Québec, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada Erected
15 MayDiocese of Noto, Italy Erected
20 MayDiocese of Siracusa, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Siracusa, Italy Elevated
25 MayDiocese of Caltanissetta, Italy Erected
31 MayDiocese of Trapani, Italy Erected
27 JunDiocese of Acireale, Italy Erected
12 JulArchdiocese of Québec, Canada (becomes a Metropolitan) Elevated
22 SepDiocese of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Arichat, Nova Scotia, Canada Erected


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