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The Year of Our Lord 1929

Diocese Events

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12 JanDiocese of Luni, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Luni o La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy Name Changed
25 JanDiocese of São Carlos do Pinhal, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
25 JanArchdiocese of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon Erected
8 FebVicariate Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China Erected
15 FebArchdiocese of Calcutta, India
Vicariate Apostolic of Tatsienlu, China
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Sikkim, India Erected
20 FebVicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Queenstown, South Africa Erected
20 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Kaying [Meixian], China Erected
21 FebVicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing], China Erected
21 FebVicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu], China Erected
1 MarTerritorial Prelature of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
Diocese of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil Erected
1 MarDiocese of Montes Claros, Brazil
Diocese of Uberaba, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Paracatu, Brazil Erected
17 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Hpyeng-yang, Korea (North) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Peng-yang, Korea (North) Name Changed
18 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Chaohsien [Zhaoxian], China Erected
21 MarArchdiocese of New York, New York, USA Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bahama, Bahamas, Antilles Erected
22 MarArchdiocese of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil Erected
30 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan Elevated
8 AprVicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania
Vicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania Erected
10 AprVicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Mwanza, Tanzania Name Changed
15 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Hainan [Hainan], China Erected
16 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Changtien, China Erected
1 MayDiocese of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione)
Prefecture Apostolic of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
Territory LostDiocese of Concepción y Chaco, Paraguay Erected
1 MayDiocese of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione) Territory LostDiocese of Villarrica, Paraguay Erected
1 MayDiocese of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione) ElevatedArchdiocese of Asunción, Paraguay Elevated
24 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Yüngnien [Weixian], China Erected
25 MayMission "Sui Iuris" of Yihsien [Yixian], China Erected
25 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Loyang [Luoyang], China Erected
26 MayCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria ad Martyres Suppressed
26 MayCardinal Titular Church of Sant’Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine Established
28 MayArchdiocese of Brisbane, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Toowoomba, Australia Erected
6 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Iceland {Islanda} ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Iceland {Islanda} Elevated
14 JunDiocese of Trento, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Trento, Italy Elevated
15 JunSociété des Missions-Étrangères Approbation
21 JunTerritorial Prelature of Jataí, Brazil Erected
24 JunNunciature to Italy Established
10 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Yachow, China Erected
13 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Lihsien, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ankwo [Anguo], China Elevated
13 JulPaulist Fathers Decretum Laudis
18 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale} Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Nigeria {Nigeria Settentrionale} Name Changed
18 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Shaowu [Shaowu], China Erected
18 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Hwangchow, China Erected
2 AugVicariate Apostolic of Shunking [Nanchong], China Erected
2 AugVicariate Apostolic of Wanhsien [Wanxian], China Erected
2 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Szepingkai, China Erected
22 NovMission "Sui Iuris" of Tali [Dali], China Erected
27 NovNunciature to Ireland Established
20 DecDiocese of Arequipa, Peru
Vicariate Apostolic of Tarapacá, Chile
Territory LostDiocese of Iquique, Chile Erected
26 DecVicariate Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected


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