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The Year of Our Lord 1879

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16 MarMissionaries of Africa (White Fathers) Decretum Laudis
27 MayMissionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Decretum Laudis
2 JulVicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Zambese, Zimbabwe Erected
3 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Erected
12 AugDiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Dakota, USA Erected
19 AugVicariate Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Southern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Meridionale}, China Erected
19 AugVicariate Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Settentrionale}, China Name Changed
19 SepVicariate Apostolic of Hunan {Hu-Nan}, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China Erected
19 SepVicariate Apostolic of Hunan {Hu-Nan}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Hunan {Hu-Nan Meridionale}, China Name Changed
27 SepVicariate Apostolic of Two Guineas {Des Deux Guinées}, Gabon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana Erected


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