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The Year of Our Lord 1885

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unknownEparchy of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt Erected
7 MarArchdiocese of Toledo, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Madrid, Spain Erected
26 MarArcheparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Territory LostEparchy of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
20 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Central District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Centrale}, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa Erected
10 JulDiocese of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Nicolet, Québec, Canada Erected
28 AugVicariate Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Settentrionale}, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Orientale}, China Erected
2 OctVicariate Apostolic of Nebraska, USA ElevatedDiocese of Omaha, Nebraska, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
22 DecMission "Sui Iuris" of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China Elevated


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