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The Year of Our Lord 1942

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unknownNunciature to Finland Established
3 JanDiocese of Montefeltro, Italy (St. Marina in Bese) Territory LostDiocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy Territory Added
14 MarArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany (Hesslingen and Hehlingen) Territory LostDiocese of Hildesheim, Germany Territory Added
14 MarDiocese of Hildesheim, Germany (Calvoerde) Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
28 MarArchdiocese of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Argirita and Providenda)
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Astolpho Outra, Boa Familia, Cachoeira, Cataguazes, Oonceiçao da Boa Vista, Santa Rita da Gloria, Dores de Victoria, Gloria de Muriahé, Guarany, Guirycema, Laranial, Leopoldina, Muriahé Barra, Muriahé, Palma, Patrocinio de Muriahé, Piacatuba, Pirauba, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
18 AprDiocese of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
28 AprVicariate Apostolic of Dahomey, Benin
Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon
Prefecture Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria
Prefecture Apostolic of Jos, Nigeria
Prefecture Apostolic of Kaduna, Nigeria
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan
Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Niamey, Niger Erected
29 AprVicariate Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia (North and West) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Pando, Bolivia Erected
2 MayArchdiocese of Eger, Hungary (Tiszarád and Cigánd) Territory LostDiocese of Košice, Slovakia Territory Added
23 MayDiocese of Pécs, Hungary (Antalfala and Antalpuszta) Territory LostDiocese of Veszprém, Hungary Territory Added
9 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Fengsiang [Fengxiang], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Fengsiang [Fengxiang], China Elevated
9 JunVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali
Vicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Parts in Algeria)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali (San and Tougan, Gourma-Rharous and Gao, of Goundam (upto 20th parallel line) and of Issaber or NiafounJcé, and Tombouctou (upto 20th parallel line), and Mopti) Erected
9 JunVicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria Territory Added
30 JunTerritorial Abbey of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy (Monastery of St. Magni) Territory LostDiocese of Amelia, Italy Territory Added
1 SepVicariate Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia (West and South) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Reyes, Bolivia Erected


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