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unknownVicariate Apostolic of Indian Territory East of the Rocky Mountains, USA Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kansas, USA Name Changed
6 JanVicariate Apostolic of Indian Territory East of the Rocky Mountains, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nebraska, USA Erected
8 JanDiocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA Territory LostDiocese of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA (Counties of Fountain, Montgomery, Boone, Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Randolph, and Warren) Erected
9 JanVicariate Apostolic of Upper Michigan, USA ElevatedDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
9 JanDiocese of Quincy, Illinois, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Alton, Illinois, USA Name Changed
9 JanDiocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Florida, USA Erected
1 MayAugustinians of the Assumption Decretum Laudis
3 JunDiocese of Aire, France Name ChangedDiocese of Aire et Dax, France Name Changed
4 JulDiocese of Valladolid, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Elevated
22 JulFils de Marie Immaculée Decretum Laudis
31 JulCompany of Mary for the Education of the Deaf Decretum Laudis
8 SepCongregazione dei Figli dell’Immacolata Concezione Founded
18 DecBrothers of Our Lady of Mercy Approbation
24 DecArmen-Brüder des Heiligen Franziskus Seraphikus Founded


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