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The Year of Our Lord 1952

Diocese Events

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10 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia (Fort-Rosebery and Kawambwa) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Rosebery, Zambia Erected
10 JulVicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kasama, Zambia Name Changed
10 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal Elevated
26 JulMilitary Ordinariate of France, Military Erected
2 AugTerritorial Prelature of Santarém, Para, Brazil (Part of Almeirim) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Xingu, Para, Brazil Territory Added
7 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Taitunghsien)
Prefecture Apostolic of Taipei, Taiwan (Hwalienhsien)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hwalien, Taiwan Erected
7 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Yuinlinhsien and Kiayihsien) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kiayi, Taiwan Erected
7 AugPrefecture Apostolic of Taipei, Taiwan ElevatedArchdiocese of Taipei, Taiwan Elevated
9 AugDiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, USA Elevated
9 AugDiocese of Teresina, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil Elevated
9 AugDiocese of Dodge City, Kansas, USA (from St. Louis to Kansas City in Kansas) Metropolitan Changed
9 AugDiocese of Salina, Kansas, USA (from St. Louis to Kansas City in Kansas) Metropolitan Changed
9 AugDiocese of Wichita, Kansas, USA (from St. Louis to Kansas City in Kansas) Metropolitan Changed
9 AugDiocese of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil (from São Luís do Maranhão) Metropolitan Changed
9 AugDiocese of Oeiras, Brazil (from São Luís do Maranhão) Metropolitan Changed
9 AugTerritorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí, Piaui, Brazil (from São Luís do Maranhão) Metropolitan Changed
11 NovDiocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Pouso Alegre, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
13 NovArchdiocese of Madras, India (North Arcot and Chittoor) Territory LostDiocese of Vellore, India Erected
13 NovDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India (Area near Tanjore) Territory LostDiocese of Tanjore, India Erected
13 NovArchdiocese of Madras, India
Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India
UnitedArchdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India United
14 NovDiocese of Cali, Colombia
Prefecture Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Buenaventura, Colombia (Buenaventura) Erected
14 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia (Istmina, Tadó, Condoto, Nónita, S. José del Palmar, Baudó, and Nuquí) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Istmina, Colombia Erected
14 NovDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia (Riosucio and Aeandi)
Prefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia (Quibdó and Bagado)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Quibdó, Colombia Erected
14 NovPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia (Pueblorrico and S. Antonio de Chami) Territory LostDiocese of Pereira, Colombia Territory Added
25 NovArchdiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada (St. Maurice de Bois des Fillion in Terrebonne)
Archdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Kilmar in Argenteuil)
Territory LostDiocese of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada Territory Added
29 NovArchdiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil (Cametá, Igarapé-Miri, Araticú, Mocajuba, and Baiâo) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Cametá, Para, Brazil Erected
4 DecVicariate Apostolic of Goajira, Colombia (Commissaria de la Guajira and Riohacha and Barrancas) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Riohacha, Colombia Erected
4 DecVicariate Apostolic of Goajira, Colombia (de Fonseca, San Juan del Cesar, Villanueva, Robles, Valledupar, Cbiriguaná, and Chimuchagua) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Valledupar, Colombia Erected
11 DecDiocese of Maseru, Lesotho (Leribe and Butha-Büthe) Territory LostDiocese of Leribe, Lesotho Erected
11 DecVicariate Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Sapporo, Japan Elevated
17 DecDiocese of Manizales, Colombia (Immaculate Conception B. M. V., Sacred Heart of Jesus, from Montenegro, generally, La Tebaida, Calarcá, Córbiba, Pijao, Genova; parish vicariates: Barcelona and Buenavista, Filandia, Circassia, Quimbaya, and Salento) Territory LostDiocese of Armenia, Colombia Erected
17 DecDiocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia (Santander del Sur) Territory LostDiocese of Bucaramanga, Colombia Erected
17 DecDiocese of Cali, Colombia (Buga, San Pedro, Tuluá, Andalucía, Bugalagrande, Sevilla, and Caicedonia)
Archdiocese of Popayán, Colombia (Florida, Candelaria, Pradera, Palmira, Cerrito, Guacarí, and Ginebra)
Territory LostDiocese of Palmira, Colombia Erected
17 DecPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó, Colombia (Pueblo Rico and S. Antonio de Chami)
Diocese of Manizales, Colombia (Nuestra Señora de la Pobreza, N. S. de la Valvanera, Virginia, Viterbo, Apía, Santuario, Belén de Umbria, Mistrató, Anserma, Belalcázar, Guática (with S. Clement), Arabia, Balboa and La Celia; parts of Marseilles and S. Rosa)
Territory LostDiocese of Pereira, Colombia Erected
20 DecDiocese of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland Name ChangedDiocese of Kerry, Ireland Name Changed
22 DecDiocese of Hyderabad, India (Karimnagar, Warangal, and Nalgonda) Territory LostDiocese of Warangal, India Erected

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