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The Year of Our Lord 1937

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
3 JanDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Marquette, Michigan, USA Name Changed
5 JanDiocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Savannah-Atlanta, Georgia, USA Name Changed
4 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Xining [Sining], China Erected
22 FebVicariate Apostolic of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
22 FebPrefecture Apostolic of Tunxi [Tunki], China Erected
9 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Elevated
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré, Guinea Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia
Prefecture Apostolic of Kaffa, Ethiopia
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Neghelli, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Harar, Ethiopia Name Changed
25 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Kaffa, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Gimma, Ethiopia Elevated
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tigrai, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Dessié, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gondar, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Addis Abeba, Ethiopia Name Changed
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Zenshu, Korea (South) Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Kasaď Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Vicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Kwoszu, Korea (South) Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Celebes, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Makassar, Indonesia Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Celebes, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Manado, Indonesia Name Changed
13 AprArchdiocese of Simla, India Name ChangedArchdiocese of Delhi and Simla, India Name Changed
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Umtata, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Umtata, South Africa Elevated
13 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Bezwada, India ElevatedDiocese of Bezwada, India Elevated
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Yenki [Yanji], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Yenki [Yanji], China Elevated
13 AprMission "Sui Iuris" of Ilan, China Name ChangedMission "Sui Iuris" of Kiamusze [Jiamusi], China Name Changed
13 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
8 MayDiocese of Liepāja, Latvia Erected
8 MayArchdiocese of Riga, Latvia (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
18 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Changtien, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Chowtsun [Zhoucun], China Erected
18 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], China Elevated
18 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Chuchow, China Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Lishui [Lishui], China Name Changed
18 MayVicariate Apostolic of Togo Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sokodé, Togo Erected
18 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Lintong [Lintung], China Erected
22 MayDiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA Territory LostDiocese of Lansing, Michigan, USA Erected
1 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Cuttack, India ElevatedDiocese of Cuttack, India Elevated
17 JunDiocese of Osaka, Japan Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kyoto, Japan Erected
17 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Suixian [Suihsien], China Erected
1 JulVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Jameson, Zambia Erected
1 JulVicariate Apostolic of Ichow [Linyi], China Erected
1 JulMission "Sui Iuris" of Lwangwa, Zambia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lwangwa, Zambia Elevated
1 JulDiocese of Quilon, India Territory LostDiocese of Trivandrum, India Erected
1 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Xiangtan [Siangtan], China Erected
31 JulDiocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
4 AugTerritorial Abbey of Saint-Maurice et Saint-Maur de Clervaux {Santi Maurizio e Mauro di Clervaux}, Luxembourg Erected
26 SepTerritorial Abbey of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy Erected
26 OctArchdiocese of Monreale, Italy
Archdiocese of Palermo, Italy
Territory LostDiocese of Piana dei Greci, Italy Erected
9 NovArchdiocese of Tōkyō, Japan Territory LostDiocese of Yokohama, Japan Erected
20 NovArchdiocese of Bordeaux, France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France Name Changed
28 NovDiocese of Calbayog, Philippines (Leyte) Territory LostDiocese of Palo, Philippines Erected
2 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic Elevated
2 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
2 DecMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Shiqian [Shihtsien], China Elevated
9 DecDiocese of Trenton, New Jersey, USA Territory LostDiocese of Camden, New Jersey, USA Erected
9 DecDiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA Territory LostDiocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA Erected
9 DecDiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA (Morris, Sussex, and Passaic Counties.) Territory LostDiocese of Paterson, New Jersey, USA Erected
10 DecDiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA Elevated
10 DecDiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA Elevated
18 DecCardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Vallicella Established
18 DecCardinal Titular Church of San Tommaso in Parione Territory Added

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