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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 Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China Territory LostVicariate 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 FebVicariate Apostolic of Swatow [Shantou], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kaying [Meixian], China Erected
21 FebVicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing], China
Vicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu], China
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 MarVicariate Apostolic of Chengting [Zhengding], China Territory LostPrefecture 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 AprVicariate Apostolic of Pakhoi [Beihai], China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Hainan [Hainan], China Erected
16 AprVicariate Apostolic of Tsinanfu, China Territory LostMission "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 MayVicariate Apostolic of Sienhsien [Xianxian], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yüngnien [Weixian], China Erected
25 MayVicariate Apostolic of Paotingfu, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], China
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Yihsien [Yixian], China Erected
25 MayVicariate Apostolic of Chengchow [Zhengzhou], China Territory LostPrefecture 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 JunDiocese of Goiás, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Jataí, Brazil Erected
24 JunNunciature to Italy Established
10 JulVicariate Apostolic of Suifu [Yibin], China Territory LostPrefecture 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 JulVicariate Apostolic of Foochow [Fuzhou], China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Shaowu [Shaowu], China Erected
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Hwangchow, China Erected
2 AugVicariate Apostolic of Chengtu [Chengdu], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Shunking [Nanchong], China Erected
2 AugVicariate Apostolic of Chungking [Chongqing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wanhsien [Wanxian], China Erected
2 AugVicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China
Vicariate Apostolic of Moukden, China
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Szepingkai, China Erected
22 NovVicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu, China Territory LostMission "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 Upper Congo {Congo Superiore}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected


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