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The Year of Our Lord 1881

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unknownDiocese of La Serena, Chile Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Antofagasta, Chile Erected
unknownArchdiocese of Bosra (Melkite Greek), Syria Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria Name Changed
unknownDelegation to East Indies (Ceylon) Established
unknownNunciature to Haiti Established
unknownNunciature to Dominican Republic Established
unknownNunciature to Venezuela Established
unknownPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Cunène, Angola Erected
17 MayNunciature to Colombia Restored
14 JunDiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, USA Territory LostDiocese of Davenport, Iowa, USA Erected
5 JulDiocese of Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Erected
5 JulDiocese of Vrhbosna, Bosnia and Herzegovina ElevatedArchdiocese of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina Elevated
5 JulVicariate Apostolic of Herzegovina ElevatedDiocese of Mostar-Duvno, Bosnia and Herzegovina Elevated
2 AugDiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA Territory LostDiocese of Trenton, New Jersey, USA Erected
16 AugArchdiocese of Beirut {Bairut} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Name ChangedArchdiocese of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Name Changed
30 SepDiocese of Castelo Branco, Portugal SuppressedDiocese of Portalegre, Portugal Territory Added
30 SepDiocese of Aveiro, Portugal Suppressed
30 SepDiocese of Pinhel, Portugal SuppressedDiocese of Guarda, Portugal Territory Added
30 SepDiocese of Elvas, Portugal SuppressedArchdiocese of Évora, Portugal Territory Added
30 SepDiocese of Leiria, Portugal SuppressedDiocese of Coimbra, Portugal Territory Added
8 DecSociety of the Divine Savior Founded
11 DecArchdiocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México Territory LostDiocese of Colima, México Erected
29 DecDiocese of Brisbane, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Rockhampton, Australia Erected


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