Catholic-Hierarchy DC

The Year of Our Lord 1844

Diocese Events

See Also: Overview | Bishop Events | Necrology | Previous Year (1843) | Next Year (1845)

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 Siracusa, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Noto, Italy Erected
20 MayDiocese of Siracusa, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Siracusa, Italy Elevated
25 MayDiocese of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy Territory LostDiocese of Caltanissetta, Italy Erected
31 MayDiocese of Mazara del Vallo, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Trapani, Italy Erected
27 JunDiocese of Catania, Italy
Archdiocese of Messina, Italy
Territory LostDiocese of Acireale, Italy Erected
12 JulArchdiocese of Québec, Canada (becomes a Metropolitan) Elevated
16 JulVicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
16 JulVicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
3 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA Elevated
22 SepDiocese of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Arichat, Nova Scotia, Canada Erected


Home | Countries | Religious Orders | Popes | Holy See | Roman Curia | Cardinals by Rank
Bishops: All | Living | Deceased | Youngest | Oldest | Cardinal Electors
Dioceses: All | Current | Titular | Vacant | Structured View
Events: Recent | by Date | by Year | Necrology
Conclaves | Consistories | Councils
Eastern Catholic Churches


About Catholic-Hierarchy
Terminology/Site Help
[ Comments/Corrections ] Copyright David M. Cheney, 1996-2016
Code: web_e, v3.1.3, 5 May 2016; Data: 18 Oct 2016