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The Year of Our Lord 1949

Diocese Events


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DateFromTo
13 JanVicariate Apostolic of Great Namaqualand, Namibia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Keetmanshoop, Namibia Name Changed
13 JanPrefecture Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia Elevated
13 JanVicariate Apostolic of Miarinarivo, Madagascar Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar Erected
20 JanVicariate Apostolic of Loango, Congo Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pointe-Noire, Congo Name Changed
1 FebTerritorial Prelature of Santarém, Para, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil Erected
3 MarVicariate Apostolic of Yaoundé, Cameroon Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Doumé, Cameroon Erected
3 MarVicariate Apostolic of Lagos, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Oyo, Nigeria Erected
3 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan Erected
3 MarDiocese of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China Erected
6 MarArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho, Honduras Erected
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru Name Changed
10 MarPrefecture Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bandjarmasin, Indonesia Elevated
10 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Bellary, India ElevatedDiocese of Bellary, India Elevated
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
10 MarVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
21 AprPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng], China ElevatedDiocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng], China Elevated
5 MayArchdiocese of Bombay, India Territory LostDiocese of Ahmedabad, India Erected
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Amboina, Indonesia Name Changed
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Guinea Francese, Guinea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Conakry, Guinea Name Changed
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hollandia, Indonesia Erected
12 MayVicariate Apostolic of Guinea Francese, Guinea Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kankan, Guinea Erected
14 MayArchdiocese of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil Erected
9 JunVicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mitú, Colombia Erected
9 JunVicariate Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), Colombia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Villavicencio, Colombia Name Changed
9 JunDiocese of Suzhou [Soochow], China Erected
9 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Haizhou [Haichow, Donghai, Tunghai], China Erected
9 JunPrefecture Apostolic of Yangzhou [Yangchow], China Erected
27 JunSociety of St. Paul Approbation
1 JulDiocese of Penne e Atri, Italy SplitDiocese of Penne e Pescara, Italy Split
1 JulDiocese of Penne e Atri, Italy
Diocese of Teramo, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Teramo e Atri, Italy United
14 JulVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kitega, Burundi Name Changed
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kodok, Sudan Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Malakal, Sudan Name Changed
14 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Tukuyu, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mbeya, Tanzania Elevated
14 JulVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ngozi, Burundi Erected
14 JulDiocese of Yingkou [Yingkow], China Erected
16 JulDiocese of Concepción y Chaco, Paraguay Name ChangedDiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay Name Changed
7 OctMisioneros de Guadalupe Founded
13 OctMilitary Ordinariate of Colombia, Military Erected
2 NovDiocese of Cartagena (en España)
Diocese of Cuenca, Spain
Diocese of Orihuela, Spain
Territory LostDiocese of Albacete, Spain Erected
2 NovDiocese of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
Diocese of Santander, Spain
Diocese of Vitoria, Spain
Territory LostDiocese of Bilbao, Spain Erected
2 NovDiocese of San Sebastián, Spain Erected
17 DecTerritorial Prelature of Davao, Philippines Erected
25 DecArchdiocese of La Paz, Bolivia Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Corocoro, Bolivia Erected
25 DecMilitary Ordinariate of Indonesia, Military Erected
30 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), Taiwan Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Name Changed
30 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Taipei, Taiwan Erected

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