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The Year of Our Lord 1927

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unknownDiocese of Mallorca y Ibiza, Spain SplitDiocese of Ibiza, Spain
Diocese of Mallorca, Spain
unknownVincentian Congregation (Syro-Malabar) Founded
unknownNunciature to Liberia Established
4 JanCongregation of the Disciples of the Lord Founded
17 JanDiocese of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
17 JanDiocese of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil Elevated
31 JanNunciature to Lithuania (as Internunciature) Established
3 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China Elevated
3 FebVicariate Apostolic of Libia, Libya Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cirenaica, Libya Erected
3 FebVicariate Apostolic of Libia, Libya Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tripolitana, Libya Name Changed
5 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Labuan e Borneo, Malaysia Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Borneo {Borneo Settentrionale}, Malaysia Name Changed
5 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Labuan e Borneo, Malaysia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sarawak, Malaysia Erected
15 MarVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska, Alberta, Canada Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, Canada Name Changed
17 MarVicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hpyeng-yang, Korea (North) Erected
18 MarDiocese of Nagasaki, Japan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kagoshima, Japan Erected
27 MarDiocese of Fukuoka, Japan Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Miyazaki, Japan Erected
27 AprVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Burma {Birmania Orientale}, Myanmar Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kengtung, Myanmar Erected
27 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], China Elevated
27 AprVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Malang, Indonesia Erected
27 AprVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Burma {Birmania Orientale}, Myanmar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Toungoo, Myanmar Name Changed
1 MayDiocese of Cali, Colombia
Diocese of Pasto, Colombia
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia (Tumaco, Barbacoas, Iscuandé, Ricaurte, Guapi, and Puerto Merizalde) Erected
25 MayDiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh Territory LostDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Erected
25 MayDiocese of Krishnagar, India Territory LostDiocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh Erected
25 MayArchdiocese of Calcutta, India Territory LostDiocese of Ranchi, India Erected
5 JunDiocese of Catanzaro, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Catanzaro, Italy Elevated
29 JunDiocese of Boiano, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy Name Changed
3 JulMisioneros Javerianos de Yarumal Founded
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang], China Elevated
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Zambese, Zimbabwe Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Name Changed
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Nilo Equatoriale, Uganda Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan Erected
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Zambese, Zimbabwe Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Broken Hill, Zambia Erected
16 JulDiocese of Nagasaki, Japan Territory LostDiocese of Fukuoka, Japan Erected
22 SepDiocese of Borgo San Donnino, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Fidenza, Italy Name Changed
15 DecVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali
Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Erected
15 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Benadir, Somalia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia Elevated
15 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Lindi, Tanzania ElevatedTerritorial Abbey of Lindi, Tanzania Elevated
15 DecVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China
Vicariate Apostolic of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow, China Erected


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