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unknownVicariate Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central Madagascar {Madagascar Centrale}, Madagascar Name Changed
unknownPrefecture Apostolic of Uélé / Wellé, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
unknownXaverian Missionary Fathers Founded
unknownMission "Sui Iuris" of I-li o Kul-Dia, China Erected
unknownFranciscan Friars of the Atonement Founded
30 JanDiocese of Perth, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Geraldton, Australia Erected
28 MarDiocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Name Changed
2 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa Elevated
4 MayVicariate Apostolic of Pontiac, Ontario, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
10 MayVicariate Apostolic of Manchuria {Manciuria}, China SplitVicariate Apostolic of Southern Manchuria {Manciuria Meridionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Manchuria {Manciuria Settentrionale}, China
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Wales, Wales, Great Britain ElevatedDiocese of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain Elevated
23 MayVicariate Apostolic of New Pomerania, Papua New Guinea Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of German Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea Erected
8 JunArchdiocese of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia Name Changed
10 JunPriests of Saint Mary of Tinchebray Decretum Laudis
22 SepUkrainian Studite Monks (Ukrainian) Founded


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