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The Year of Our Lord 1847

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownVicariate Apostolic of King George Sounde - The Sound, Australia SuppressedDiocese of Adelaide, Australia
Diocese of Perth, Australia
Territory Added
unknownPrefecture Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Elevated
14 MarDiocese of Udine, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Udine, Italy Elevated
8 AprDiocese of Chur-Sankt Gallen, Switzerland SplitDiocese of Chur, Switzerland
Diocese of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Split
23 AprDiocese of New York, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Albany, New York, USA Erected
23 AprDiocese of New York, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Buffalo, New York, USA Erected
23 AprDiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Territory LostDiocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA Erected
4 MayVicariate Apostolic of Texas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Galveston, Texas, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Erected
27 MayVicariate Apostolic of Essington, Australia ElevatedDiocese of Victoria, Australia Elevated
4 JunVicariate Apostolic of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada ElevatedDiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada Elevated
4 JunVicariate Apostolic of Newfoundland, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Newfoundland, Canada Erected
25 JunDiocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Diocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada
Territory LostDiocese of Bytown, Ontario, Canada Erected
25 JunArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Melbourne, Australia Erected
25 JunArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Maitland, Australia Erected
25 JunDiocese of Cochabamba, Bolivia Erected
20 JulDiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Elevated
23 JulVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
23 JulPatriarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine Erected
30 JulVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope {Capo de Buona Speranza}, South Africa Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa Erected
30 JulVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope {Capo de Buona Speranza}, South Africa Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa Name Changed
7 DecDiocese of Port-Louis, Mauritius Erected
8 DecCongregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate Founded

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