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The Year of Our Lord 1947

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
9 JanVicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Garoua, Cameroon Erected
9 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Kinghsien [Jingxian], China ElevatedDiocese of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China Elevated
9 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Berbérati, Central African Republic
Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort-Lamy, Chad Erected
27 JanVicariate Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, Chile Territory LostDiocese of Punta Arenas, Chile Erected
22 FebDiocese of Cervia, Italy
Archdiocese of Ravenna, Italy
UnitedArchdiocese of Ravenna e Cervia, Italy United
24 FebCongrégation du Sacré-Coeur Approbation
3 MarArchdiocese of La Plata, Argentina
Diocese of Mercedes, Argentina
Territory LostDiocese of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina Erected
14 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
8 MayVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Nyassa, Malawi Erected
8 MayPrefecture Apostolic of Tingchow [Changting], China ElevatedDiocese of Changting [Tingchow], China Elevated
10 MayDiocese of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, USA Name Changed
25 MayArchdiocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain (became a Metroplitan) Elevated
25 MayArchdiocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Paisley, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
25 MayArchdiocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
Diocese of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
Territory LostDiocese of Motherwell, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
12 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Accra, Ghana ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Accra, Ghana Elevated
12 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Calabar, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Calabar, Nigeria Elevated
12 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Gao, Mali Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Nouna, Burkina Faso Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kayes, Mali Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso Erected
12 JunVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo, Mali Erected
10 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kafiristan e Kashmir, Pakistan ElevatedDiocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan Elevated
10 JulVicariate Apostolic of Gabon, Gabon Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Libreville, Gabon Name Changed
10 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Taming [Daming], China ElevatedDiocese of Daming [Taming], China Elevated
10 AugEparchy of Assiut {Lycopolis} (Coptic), Egypt Erected
15 NovDiocese of Dallas, Texas, USA
Diocese of Galveston, Texas, USA
Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Austin, Texas, USA Erected
15 NovArchdiocese of Baltimore-Washington, Maryland, USA SplitArchdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Archdiocese of Washington, District of Columbia, USA (District of Columbia plus Montgomery, Prince George, St. Mary's, Calvert, and Charles Counties in the State of Maryland)
Split
13 DecTerritorial Abbey of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland Erected

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