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The Year of Our Lord 1922

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownMission "Sui Iuris" of I-li o Kul-Dia, China Suppressed
unknownNunciature to El Salvador Established
10 FebArchdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Sancta Cruz da Borra do Gorda, San Pedro de Alcantara de Carolina, N. Senhor do Bomfim de Grajahu, S. Thereza de Imperatriz e Porto Franco, and S. Francisco Xavier de Turyassu) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú, Brazil Erected
10 FebArchdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil (Became a Metropolitan) Elevated
10 FebDiocese of Piaui, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
10 FebTerritorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí, Piaui, Brazil (from Belém do Pará) Metropolitan Changed
16 FebVicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow), China (Panhien, Pougan, Ganlan, Hinjen, Hiny, Tchenfong, Lanlong, Tsehen, and Loufou along with Matchang, Nicoutchang, Tchehiang (in Kouanlin) and Potang, Hohon, Yangkia, and Cheten (in Tseyuin))
Vicariate Apostolic of Kuamsi, China (Liniun, Silong, and Silin)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], China Erected
17 FebArchdiocese of Albi, France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France Name Changed
18 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Niigata, Japan (Fukui, Ishikawa, and Toyama)
Archdiocese of Tōkyō, Japan (Aichi and Gifu)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nagoya, Japan Erected
20 FebVicariate Apostolic of Zanzibar, Kenya Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kenya, Kenya (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
3 MarVicariate Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Ugogo and Uhehe) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania Erected
3 MarDiocese of Amazonas, Brazil (S. Rita de Moura) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil Territory Added
4 MarDiocese of Guayana, Venezuela Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Caroní, Venezuela Erected
7 MarDiocese of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
Eparchy of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
Eparchy of Stanislaviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
Territory LostApostolic Administration of Târgul-Siret (Romanian), Romania Erected
8 MarVicariate Apostolic of Northern Kansu {Kansu Settentrionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Kansu {Kansu Meridionale}, China
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Western Kansu {Kansu Occidentale}, China (Chinese Turkestan, Ngàn-su-tao, Kaiì-leang-tao, Sining-tao, Lanchan-tao, Kukunoor, and the Mongolian territory of Alachan)
Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Kansu {Kansu Orientale}, China (Wei-tchoan-tao and King-yuen-tao)
Erected
12 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia Elevated
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China (Ning-hiatao and Ning-tiao-leang along with Otok, Wuchen, Tjassak, Hang-King (in the Mongol principality) and the Chinese colonies situated on the left bank of the Yellow River, up to the colonies of Wu-yuen-hien inclusive) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ninghsia, China Erected
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China (Souei-yuen)
Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Suiyüan [Hohot], China Name Changed
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China (Northern part) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Outer Mongolia, Mongolia Erected
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China (Tatung-fu, Jang-kao, Tienchen, Hunyuan, Kwangling, and Lingkin) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu, China Erected
14 MarVicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China (Region of Tchagar) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tchagar, China Name Changed
19 MarVicariate Apostolic of Northern Manchuria {Manciuria Settentrionale}, China (Yenki and Ilam) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) Territory Added
6 AprDiocese of Regensburg, Germany (Ereiung, Zaining, and Voeglsberg) Territory LostDiocese of Passau, Germany Territory Added
20 AprDiocese of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal (19 parishes)
Archdiocese of Braga, Portugal (166 parishes)
Diocese of Lamego, Portugal (71 parishes)
Territory LostDiocese of Vila Real, Portugal (Province of Vila Real) Erected
25 AprVicariate Apostolic of Urundi and Kivu, Burundi Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ruanda Erected
25 AprVicariate Apostolic of Urundi and Kivu, Burundi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Name Changed
29 AprArchdiocese of Lviv, Ukraine (Uryez) Territory LostDiocese of Przemyśl, Poland Territory Added
1 MayVicariate Apostolic of Kiangsu, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Nanking [Nanjing], China Name Changed
5 MayDiocese of Rimouski (St. Germain of), Québec, Canada (Gaspé and Bonaventure (except Assemetquagan, Restigouche, Milnikek, Matapédia, and Patapedia)) Territory LostDiocese of Gaspé, Québec, Canada Erected
9 MayBroeders van de H. Aloysius Gonzaga Decretum Laudis
15 MayDiocese of Kielce, Poland (Rudnik Wielki) Territory LostDiocese of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland Territory Added
18 MayDiocese of Győr (Raab), Hungary
Diocese of Szombathely, Hungary
Territory LostApostolic Administration of Burgenland, Austria Erected
29 MayArchdiocese of Esztergom, Hungary Territory LostApostolic Administration of Trnava (Tirnava), Slovakia Erected
29 MayDiocese of Marsi, Italy (Tramútola) Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy Territory Added
1 JunDiocese of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA (Santa Clara) Territory LostArchdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA Territory Added
1 JunDiocese of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA SplitDiocese of Los Angeles-San Diego, California, USA (Southern part: Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura)
Diocese of Monterey-Fresno, California, USA (Northern part: Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, and Tulare)
Split
7 JunDiocese of Košice, Slovakia (Jaszó-Ujfalu, Lelesz, and Kiralyhelniec)
Diocese of Rožňava, Slovakia (Jaszó (abbey and city), Débròd, Rudnok, Felso-Mecenzéf, and Jaszó-Mindszent)
Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania (Nagy-Kapos)
Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Jasov (Jászó), Slovakia Erected
9 JunArchdiocese of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México Name ChangedArchdiocese of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México Name Changed
12 JunDiocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Erie, Huron, and Bichland) Territory LostDiocese of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA Territory Added
14 JunVicariate Apostolic of Upper French Congo {Congo Francese Superiore} o Ubanghi, Congo Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville, Congo Name Changed
27 JunVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Vicariate Apostolic of Uganda (West of Lake Albert attached to Belgian government)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lac Albert, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
4 JulDiocese of Münster, Germany (Part of Rennekoven) Territory LostArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne}, Germany Territory Added
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Lulua and Bec)
Prefecture Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Northern part)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
11 AugDelegation to China Established
12 OctDiocese of Barquisimeto, Venezuela (Civil state of Falcón) Territory LostDiocese of Coro, Venezuela Erected
12 OctDiocese of Guayana, Venezuela (Civil states of Sucre and Nueva Esparta) Territory LostDiocese of Cumaná, Venezuela Erected
12 OctArchdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela (Civil states of Carabobo and Jaracuy) Territory LostDiocese of Valencia en Venezuela Erected
12 OctDiocese of Mérida, Venezuela (Civil state of Tachira and part of Apure (Paez)) Territory LostDiocese of San Cristóbal de Venezuela Erected
30 OctDiocese of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland (Krasne) Territory LostDiocese of Lublin, Poland Territory Added
14 NovVicariate Apostolic of New Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Papua, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
14 NovVicariate Apostolic of New Pomerania, Papua New Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea Name Changed
14 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Western Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Central New Guinea Name Changed
18 NovTerritorial Abbey of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
23 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Eastern Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea Elevated
24 NovDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México (Tantoyuca and Tempoal)
Diocese of San Luis Potosí, México (Tamazuncdle, San Martin Ghalchicuantla, and Jilitla)
Diocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México (Huejutla, Platon Sánchez, San Felipe Orizatlan, Goacuilco, Yahualica, Huatzalingo, Tlanchinol, Pisaflores, Chapulhuacan, Tepehuacan, Ganali, Zolotla, Xochicoatlan, Huatla, Chicoutepec, Xochiatipan, Ylamatlan, Zontecomatlan, Ixhuatlan, Metlaltoyuca, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México Erected
24 NovDiocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México (Ozuluama, Tantima, Tamalin, Citlaltepec, Chouila, and Ixeatepec)
Diocese of Veracruz-Jalapa, México (Northern region)
Territory LostDiocese of Papantla, Puebla, México Erected
27 NovVicariate Apostolic of Tahiti {Isole Tahiti}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania) (Cook and Manihiki) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cook e Manihiki, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
4 DecDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Barra do Piraí, Brazil Erected
4 DecDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
7 DecDelegation to Southern Africa (Cape, Orange, Natal, and Transvaal along with Basutoland and Bechuanaland) Established
17 DecDiocese of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland Territory LostApostolic Administration of Upper Silesia {Górny Sląsk}, Poland Erected

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