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The Year of Our Lord 1937

Diocese Events

January to June


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DateFromTo
unknownDelegation to Mesopotamia, Kurdistan, and Lesser Armenia, Iraq Name ChangedDelegation to Iraq Name Changed
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 FebVicariate Apostolic of Lanchowfu, China (Tsinghai) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Xining [Sining], China Erected
13 FebDiocese of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Rio Pardo and Candelaria) Territory LostArchdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory Added
22 FebVicariate Apostolic of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Lolo and Moenge) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
22 FebVicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu], China (Tsiki, ñhenhsien, Siuning, Kimen, Ihsien in the civil province of Anhwei, as well as the civil sub-prefecture of Wuyuan in the civil province of Kiangsi) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tunxi [Tunki], China Erected
27 FebDiocese of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali (French Guinea) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré, Guinea Erected
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (Dmvdougou and Belekouo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali Territory Added
9 MarVicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Dagari de Niego and Dagari de Bozo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Territory Added
9 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Elevated
20 MarDiocese of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy (S. Maria ab Ulmo) Territory LostDiocese of Jesi, Italy Territory Added
20 MarArchdiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada (Boundaries adjusted to match civil boundaries)
Archdiocese of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Boundaries adjusted to match civil boundaries)
Territory Added
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia
Prefecture Apostolic of Kaffa, Ethiopia
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Neghelli, Ethiopia (Sidamo and Borana (in Galla and Sidamo)) 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 (and Name Changed) Elevated
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia (Uolio? and Debre Berhan) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Dessié, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia (Gondar, Semien, Gojjam, and Begemder) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gondar, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia (Adwa, Mekelle, Adigrat, Abiy Addi, and Alamata) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tigrai, Ethiopia Erected
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Addis Abeba, Ethiopia (Addis Abeba) Erected
25 MarDelegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Palestine, TransJordan, and Island of Cyprus EstablishedDelegation to Italian East Africa, Ethiopia Established
25 MarDelegation to Egypt, Arabia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Palestine, TransJordan, and Island of Cyprus Name ChangedDelegation to Egypt and Arabia Name Changed
25 MarVicariate Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia (Boundaries adjusted to now cover Somalia and no more) Territory Added
25 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Djibouti (Boundaries adjusted to now cover French Somalia and no more) Territory Added
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) (Zenra Holmdo (Northern Chonla)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Zenshu, Korea (South) Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) (Zenra Nando) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kwoszu, Korea (South) Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Basongo-Brabant)
Vicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Niadi and Kamtseha-Loange)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Célebes, Indonesia (Makassar (Gouvernment van Geleites en Onderhoorigheden)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Makassar, Indonesia Erected
13 AprVicariate Apostolic of Célebes, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Manado, Indonesia Name Changed
13 AprArchdiocese of Agra, India (Delhi and Punjab)
Archdiocese of Simla, India
Territory LostArchdiocese of Delhi and Simla, India (and Name Change) Territory Added
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 MayArchdiocese of Riga, Latvia (Courland and Semigallia) Territory LostDiocese 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 (Kaocheng) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China Territory Added
18 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Chuchow, China Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Lishui [Lishui], China Name Changed
18 MayVicariate Apostolic of Togo (Sokodé, Bassari, Lama-Kara, and Sansanné-Mango) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sokodé, Togo Erected
18 MayVicariate Apostolic of Szepingkai [Siping], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lintong [Lintung], China Erected
18 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], China Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA (Ionia, Clinton, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph, Branch, and Hillsdale) Territory LostDiocese of Lansing, Michigan, USA Erected
22 MayDiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA Elevated
22 MayDiocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (from Cincinnati) Metropolitan Changed
22 MayDiocese of Marquette, Michigan, USA (from Milwaukee) Metropolitan Changed
1 JunMission "Sui Iuris" of Cuttack, India ElevatedDiocese of Cuttack, India Elevated
5 JunDiocese of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy (S. Helena di Annifo) Territory LostDiocese of Foligno, Italy Territory Added
17 JunDiocese of Osaka, Japan (Kyoto and Shiga) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kyoto, Japan Erected
17 JunVicariate Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China (Suihsien, Ingshanhsien, and Anluhsien) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Suixian [Suihsien], China Erected
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