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The Year of Our Lord 1902

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unknownDelegation to Philippines Established
unknownNunciature to Chile Restored
15 JanArchdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa, USA Territory LostDiocese of Sioux City, Iowa, USA Erected
20 FebDiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Piauí) Territory LostDiocese of Piaui, Brazil Erected
24 FebDiocese of Medellín, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Medellín, Colombia Elevated
25 AprArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
Diocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
Territory LostDiocese of Mixtecas, Oaxaca, México Erected
4 AugDiocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA (South Dakota west of the Missouri River) Territory LostDiocese of Lead, South Dakota, USA Erected
15 SepPrefecture Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar {Zanguebar Meridionale}, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar {Zanguebar Meridionale}, Tanzania Elevated
17 SepDiocese of Cebu, Philippines Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Marianne Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
19 SepCapuchin Tertiary Religious of Our Lady of Sorrows Approbation
30 OctPontifical Biblical Commission, Roman Curia Established
22 DecVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia Erected


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