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The Year of Our Lord 1932

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
unknownSt. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Founded
2 JanDiocese of Fulda, Germany (Towns of Borussici, Höringhausen, Eimelrod, Hemmighausen, and Deisfeld) Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
11 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Chaohsien [Zhaoxian], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Chaohsien [Zhaoxian], China Elevated
18 JanVicariate Apostolic of Quinhon, Viet Nam (Attopen, Banmetuot, Kontum, and part of Quangnam) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kontum, Viet Nam Erected
21 JanVicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China (Chihfeng, Kienping, Outan, Ningcheng, Weichang, and Kingpeng) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng], China Erected
2 FebVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana (Kingdom of Ashanti) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kumasi, Ghana Erected
3 FebVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan (Area North of Foumban) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon Territory Added
4 FebVicariate Apostolic of Moukden, China (Civil district East of Tung-Pien-Tao) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fushun, China Erected
5 FebDiocese of Guayana, Venezuela (Amazonas and La Urbana) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Alto Orinoco, Venezuela Erected
5 FebDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil (Parish of Itahy) Territory LostDiocese of Sorocaba, Brazil Territory Added
5 FebDiocese of Sorocaba, Brazil (Parish of Bofate) Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu, Brazil Territory Added
22 FebVicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar (Sambirano and Moromandia) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, Madagascar Territory Added
22 MarDiocese of Transilvania, Erdély, Siebenbürgen, Romania Name ChangedDiocese of Alba Iulia, Romania Name Changed
22 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
22 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
23 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang], China (Houping, Wuchwan, Yehho, Lungchuan, Tehkiang, Szenan, Yinkiang, Sungtao, Shihtsien, Kiangkow, Tungjen, Szehsien, Yuping , Shengki, Shiping, Tsingki, Chenyuan, Hwangping, Taikuing, Tsingkiang, Kiungshui, Tienchu, Kingping, Yungkiang, Liping, Yungtsung, ...) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian], China Erected
26 MarVicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China (Loupei, Liutung, Liumsi, Tienshan, Kailou, and Soeitung) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Szepingkai, China Territory Added
20 AprVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia (Priangan and Cheribon) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bandung, Indonesia Erected
22 AprArchdiocese of Köln {Cologne}, Germany (Eiberg in Essen) Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
25 AprVicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia (Pekalongan, Banjoemas, and Kedoe (except Tennangseng and Magalang)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Purwokerto, Indonesia Erected
2 MayArcheparchy of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan Erected
6 MayMissionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (Mallorca) Approbation
6 MaySt. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart Decretum Laudis
7 MayVicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam (Annamite province of Thanh-Hoa and to the Laotian province of San-Nua or Huaphanh Câu-Laos) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam Erected
27 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon Elevated
27 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Kavirondo, Kenya ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kisumu, Kenya Elevated
28 MayVicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana (Territory between Kumasi and Navrongo) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Navrongo, Ghana Territory Added
1 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Hwangchow, China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hwangchow, China Elevated
1 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Changtien, China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Changtien, China Elevated
1 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Szepingkai, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Szepingkai [Siping], China Elevated
4 JunVicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
11 JunApostolic Exarchate of Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), Turkey Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Greece (Greek) Erected
11 JunEparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India (Districts of Tiruvalla, Niranam, Kottayam, Muvattupuzha, and Kunnamkulam) Erected
11 JunArcheparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India (Districts of Trivandrum, Kottarakkara, Adow, Pathanamthitta, Mavelikara, Kayamkulam, and Chengannur) Erected
17 JunVicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China (Chouchih, Shingping, Hushien, Wukung, Fufeng, and Meishien) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi], China Erected
17 JunVicariate Apostolic of Luanfu, China (Hungtung, Chaocheng, Fensi, Hohsien, Lingshih, Yunghwo, Sihsien, Taning, Puhsien, Lufeng, Siangling, Fowshan, and Antseh) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hungtung [Hongdong], China Erected
17 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Shohchow, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Shohchow [Shuoxian], China Elevated
17 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tatungfu, China Elevated
7 JulArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (Atlántico) Territory LostDiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia Erected
7 JulVicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
15 JulDiocese of Cebu, Philippines (Siqujior island)
Diocese of Jaro o Santa Elisabetta, Philippines (Negros island along with small islands to the East)
Territory LostDiocese of Bacolod, Philippines Erected
15 JulDiocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montanosa), Philippines (Montana) Erected
18 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
18 JulDiocese of Allahabad, India (districts of Sagar, Damoh, Rewa, Siddhi, Shahdol, Satna, Panna, Chattarpur, and Tikamgarh)
Diocese of Nagpur, India (districts of Jabalpur, Mandla, Narsinghpur and the tahsil of Laknadon)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jubbulpore, India Erected
18 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Elevated
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Eastern part) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Tukuyu, Tanzania Erected
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan (Island of Karafuto or Sakhalin) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Karafuto, Japan Erected
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries adjusted)
Prefecture Apostolic of Ubanghi Belga {Belgian Ubanghi}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Ngulu and Vgunâa and part of Vgansi) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania Territory Added
18 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania
Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Kibondo) Territory Added
1 AugDiocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia (Lagosta island)
Diocese of Krk (Veglia), Croatia (Gherso, Lussino, and other smaller islands around Liburnian gulf)
Territory LostArchdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (Limited to area controlled by Italy) Territory Added
1 AugArchdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
1 AugDiocese of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1 AugDiocese of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1 AugDiocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1 AugDiocese of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1 AugDiocese of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia (from Zadar to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
22 AugSociety of Christ for Polish Immigrants Founded
24 OctMissionários da Boa Nova Approbation
11 NovArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany (Territory of Petrus Hoeek) Territory LostDiocese of Augsburg, Germany Territory Added
15 NovVicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China (Fong-siang, Lungchow, Kiengyang, Linyn, Paoki, and Kishan) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fengsiang [Fengxiang], China Erected
18 NovDiocese of Goiás, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Goiás, Brazil Elevated
18 NovDiocese of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil (from Mariana to Goiás) Metropolitan Changed
18 NovTerritorial Prelature of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil (from Mariana to Goiás) Metropolitan Changed
18 NovTerritorial Prelature of Jataí, Brazil (from Mariana to Goiás) Metropolitan Changed
18 NovTerritorial Prelature of Bananal, Brazil (from Mariana to Goiás) Metropolitan Changed
29 NovVicariate Apostolic of Yükiang [Yujiang], China (Nangcheng, Tzuhi, Nanfeng, Lituan, and Kuanchang) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kienchangfu, China Erected

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