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The Year of Our Lord 1928

Diocese Events

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unknownCongregation of Servants of Charity Approbation
unknownMissionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity Founded
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
28 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile Elevated
28 MarArchdiocese of Rhodos {Rhodes}, Greece Erected
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], China
Vicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ankang [Hinganfu], China Erected
2 AprDiocese of Nueva Pamplona, 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
Territorial Prelature of Marajó, Para, Brazil
1 MayDiocese of Damão, India
Archdiocese of Goa, India
UnitedArchdiocese of Goa e Damão, India United
3 MayParochial Cooperators of Christ the King Founded
19 MayArchdiocese of Manila, Philippines
Diocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
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
Archdiocese of Madras, India
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Bellary, India Erected
19 JunVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], China Erected
3 JulArchdiocese of Madras, India Territory LostDiocese of Nellore, India Erected
9 JulVicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Ilan, China Erected
9 JulVicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China
Vicariate Apostolic of Kirin [Jilin], China
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Tsitsihar [Qiqihar], China Erected
18 JulDiocese of Vizagapatnam, India Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Cuttack, India Erected
19 JulVicariate Apostolic of Wonsan, Korea (North) 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 Territory LostDiocese of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
8 DecCongregation of Rural Catechists Founded


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