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The Year of Our Lord 1924

Diocese Events

January to June

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10 JanArchdiocese of Palermo, Italy (Borgo Molara, Olio di Lino, Corso Calatafimi, and Malpasso) Territory LostDiocese of Mondovi, Italy Territory Added
10 JanDiocese of Mondovi, Italy (Pietratagliata) Territory LostArchdiocese of Palermo, Italy Territory Added
29 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Ndolo)
Archdiocese of Makassar, Indonesia (Kinshasa)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
31 JanVicariate Apostolic of Canton [Guangzhou], China (Saining, Loting, Wanfau, Yeung-lcong, Sinyi, Timpale, Maoming, Sanning, Tehek-Tcai, and Sanwui, including the island of Sancian) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China Erected
1 FebDiocese of Belo Horizonte, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
1 FebArchdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Juiz de Fora, Brazil Erected
1 FebDiocese of Aterrado, Brazil (from Mariana) Metropolitan Changed
1 FebDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Mariana) Metropolitan Changed
1 FebDiocese of Uberaba, Brazil (from Mariana) Metropolitan Changed
11 FebVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Thsuapa) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tsuapa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
14 MarArchdiocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México (Encarnación and Teocaltiche along with El Bajío, Michoacanejo, and Belén and S. Sebastiano) Territory LostDiocese of Aguascalientes, México Territory Added
15 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
15 AprVicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China (ShentseJi)
Vicariate Apostolic of Central Chi-Li {Ce-Li Centrale}, China (Shulu, AnMvo, Poye, Lihsien, and Kaoyang)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lihsien, China Erected
16 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Area within Ecuador) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador Territory Added
16 AprVicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador (Area contained by the rivers Sucumbios, Aguarieo, and Napo, and also by the civil boundaries between Ecuador and Colombia) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador Erected
6 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
8 MayOrdinariate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania ElevatedApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania Elevated
8 MayApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania Erected
4 JunEparchy of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
Eparchy of Prešov (Prjašev, Eperjes) (Slovak), Slovakia
Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary Erected
12 JunArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (San Benito (Punta de Blanco and Santiago), Caimito (Los Cayos and Mamón), San Marcos (La Flores, Cuenca, M Pital, Candelaria, M Limón, and El Tablón), and part of Ayapel (Cecilia, Cintura, and Vré)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sinú, Colombia Erected
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