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The Year of Our Lord 1928

Diocese Events

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19 JanDiocese of Socorro, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia Name Changed
27 JanDiocese of Galtelli-Nuoro (Galtelly Nori), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Nuoro, Italy Name Changed
2 FebRosarian Fathers Founded
3 FebVicariate Apostolic of Antofagasta, Chile ElevatedDiocese of Antofagasta, Chile Elevated
15 FebVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Surabaia, Indonesia Erected
5 MarDelegation to Egypt and Arabia Name ChangedDelegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea and Ethiopia (Abyssiniae) Name Changed
16 MarDiocese of Augsburg, Germany (Estate of Sondermeier) Territory LostArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany Territory Added
23 MarDiocese of Padova {Padua}, Italy (Casetta, Motta, Moresolo, Zennare (in the lower part), and S. Dominici) Territory LostDiocese of Chioggia, Italy Territory Added
27 MarDiocese of Fukuoka, Japan (Miyazaki and Oita) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Miyazaki, Japan Erected
28 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile Elevated
28 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Rhodos {Rhodes} and Adjacent Islands, Greece ElevatedArchdiocese of Rhodos {Rhodes}, Greece Elevated
28 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
28 MarVicariate Apostolic of Hanchung [Hanzhong] (Hanchungfu), China (Tze-yang, Pingli, Ning-shen, Shig-chuan, Sun-yang, Han-yin, Chuan-ping, Pai-ho, and Hinganfu (or An-kang))
Vicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China (Siao-yi, Chen-an, and Shan-yang)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ankang [Hinganfu], China Erected
2 AprDiocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
Diocese of Santa Marta, Colombia
Diocese of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Río Magdalena, Colombia Erected
14 AprArchdiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Gurupi, Brazil Erected
14 AprArchdiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Marajó, Para, Brazil Erected
1 MayDiocese of Damão, India
Archdiocese of Goa, India
UnitedArchdiocese of Goa e Damão, India United
3 MayParochial Cooperators of Christ the King Founded
10 MayDiocese of Como, Italy (Torrazza) Territory LostDiocese of Basel e Lugano, Switzerland Territory Added
19 MayArchdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Parts of Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, and Zambales)
Diocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines (Parts of Pangasinan and Tarlac)
Territory LostDiocese of Lingayen, Philippines Erected
20 MayApostolic Exarchate of Harbin [Harbin] (Russian), China Erected
14 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Tsingtao [Qingdao], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tsingtao [Qingdao], China Elevated
15 JunDiocese of Hyderabad, India (Raichur and Gulbarga)
Archdiocese of Madras, India (Bellary)
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Bellary, India Erected
19 JunVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng] (Kaifengfu), China (Kweiteh, Ningling, Kaocheng, Yucheng, Siayi, and Yuncheng) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], China Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Madras, India (Nellore, Ananthapur, Chitoor, Cuddapah, Kurnool, and Guntur) Territory LostDiocese of Nellore, India Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Pondicherry, India (North Arcot) Territory LostArchdiocese of Madras, India Territory Added
9 JulVicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) (Ilan) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Ilan, China Erected
9 JulVicariate Apostolic of Kirin [Jilin], China (Lorig-Kiang, Eouloun, and Seiheu) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Tsitsihar [Qiqihar], China Erected
18 JulDiocese of Vizagapatnam, India (Civil districts of Ganjam and southern Orissa) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Cuttack, India Erected
18 JulDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh (Gopalganj and Kohualipara)
Diocese of Krishnagar, India (Kasiani and Muksudpur)
Territory Added
18 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Assam, India (Sylhet and Cachar) Territory LostDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Territory Added
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) (Civil province of Yenki) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yenki [Yanji], China Erected
26 SepArchdiocese of Oregon City, Oregon, USA Name ChangedArchdiocese of Portland in Oregon, USA Name Changed
15 OctArcheparchy of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey Erected
9 NovNunciature to Lithuania (to Nunciature) Elevated
11 NovNunciature to Latvia (to Nunciature) Elevated
30 NovDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil (Assisi, Campos Novos, Candido Motta, Conçeieao de Monte Alegre, Maraeahy, Palmital, Paraguassù, Platina, Presidente Prudente, Quota, Salto Grande, Santo Anastasio, and San Pedro do Turvo) Territory LostDiocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
8 DecCongregation of Rural Catechists Founded


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