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The Year of Our Lord 1856

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DateFromTo
unknownCongregation of the Blessed Sacrament Founded
21 JanDiocese of Nanking [Nanjing], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kiangnan, China Elevated
21 FebDiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Territory Lost
29 FebDiocese of Newfoundland, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada Erected
29 FebDiocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Erected
29 FebDiocese of Newfoundland, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada Name Changed
2 AprDiocese of Peking [Beijing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China Erected
2 AprVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan, Szechwan, Sichuan), China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Southeastern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Meridio-Orientale}, China Erected
2 AprVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan, Szechwan, Sichuan), China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}, China Name Changed
8 AprVicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China Erected
8 AprVicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hunan {Hu-Nan}, China Name Changed
30 MayDiocese of Peking [Beijing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Southeastern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Orientale}, China Erected
30 MayDiocese of Peking [Beijing], China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China Name Changed
8 DecSociety of African Missions Founded
25 DecIstituto del Prado Founded

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