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The Year of Our Lord 1888

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6 JanBrothers of St. Patrick Decretum Laudis
25 FebCongregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart Decretum Laudis
10 MarCongregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ Approbation
20 MarVicariate Apostolic of Southern Japan Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Central Japan Erected
1 MayEparchy of Mardin (Syrian), Turkey UnitedEparchy of Mardin ed Amida (Syrian), Turkey United
4 MayDiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA Elevated
4 MayVicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Aden, Yemen Erected
11 MayMission "Sui Iuris" of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga} o Indipendente, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga} o Indipendente, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
10 JunVicariate Apostolic of Giamaica o Jamaica, Antilles Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of British Honduras, Belize Erected
3 AugDiocese of Hobart, Australia ElevatedArchdiocese of Hobart, Australia Elevated
10 AugDiocese of Victoria, Australia Name ChangedDiocese of Victoria-Palmerston, Australia Name Changed
10 AugVicariate Apostolic of Malacca-Singapore ElevatedDiocese of Malacca, Singapore Elevated
7 SepDiocese of Basel, Switzerland Name ChangedDiocese of Basel e Lugano, Switzerland Name Changed
21 SepBarmherzige Brüder von Montabaur Decretum Laudis
21 SepFrères de la Charité de Gand Decretum Laudis
25 DecTerritorial Abbey of Shën Llezhri i Oroshit (Orosh), Albania Erected


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