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unknownSons of Divine Providence Founded
unknownLittle Mission for the Deaf and Dumb Founded
31 JanVicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga} o Indipendente, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
11 FebBrothers of the Sacred Heart Founded
20 FebDiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Cienfuegos, Cuba
Diocese of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
18 AprVicariate Apostolic of Sierra Leone Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia Erected
27 AprMissionari di S. Giuseppe nel Messico Approbation
19 JunArchdiocese of Oregon City, Oregon, USA Territory LostDiocese of Baker City, Oregon, USA Erected
19 JunDiocese of Vancouver Island, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Elevated
19 JunDiocese of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada (from Saint-Boniface) Metropolitan Changed
19 JunVicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada (to Vancouver Island) Metropolitan Changed
23 JunArchdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Intendencias Orientales, Colombia Erected
11 AugDiocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México ElevatedArchdiocese of Puebla de los Ángeles, México (Name Changed and Diocese raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
21 SepDiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Santarém, Para, Brazil Erected
13 NovDiocese of Mixtecas, Oaxaca, México Name ChangedDiocese of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México Name Changed
3 DecVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi Erected


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