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The Year of Our Lord 1848

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unknownPrefecture Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Elevated
13 JanDiocese of Quito, Ecuador ElevatedArchdiocese of Quito, Ecuador Elevated
7 MayDiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of São Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
9 MayVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Oceania, Pacific (Oceania) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Marquesas Islands {Isole Marchesi}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
9 MayVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Oceania, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tahiti {Isole Tahiti}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
9 MayVicariate Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands, USA Name Changed
11 MayDiocese of Macau, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kouangtong (Kwangtung, Guangdong), China Erected
14 MayNunciature to Spain Restored
20 JunVicariate Apostolic of New Zealand Territory LostDiocese of Auckland, New Zealand (Auckland province)
Diocese of Wellington (Port Nicholson), New Zealand (New Zealand except the Auckland province)
3 JulArchdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Territory LostDiocese of Cherson, Moldova Erected
22 JulBroeders van de Onbevlekte Ontvangenis van de Heilige Maagd Maria Decretum Laudis
17 AugTerritorial Prelature of Altamura, Italy Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Altamura ed Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy Name Changed
19 AugDiocese of Baghdad, Iraq ElevatedArchdiocese of Baghdad, Iraq Elevated
4 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, Madagascar Erected
5 SepVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam Erected
8 DecMissionaries of the Immaculate Conception of Lourdes Founded
31 DecDiocese of Gaeta, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Gaeta, Italy Elevated


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