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Diocese Events

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1796Prefecture Apostolic of Newfoundland, Canada ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Newfoundland, Canada Elevated
1900Diocese of Cuzco, Peru Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San Domingo de Urubamba, Peru Erected
1937Diocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Savannah-Atlanta, Georgia, USA Name Changed
1939Archdiocese of Colombo, Sri Lanka (North-Western Province) Territory LostDiocese of Chilaw, Sri Lanka Erected
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Burma {Birmania Settentrionale}, Myanmar (Banmaw, Myitkyina, and Katha (except Mogok and valley Hukaumg)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bhamo, Myanmar Erected
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Burma {Birmania Settentrionale}, Myanmar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Mandalay, Myanmar Name Changed
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (area south of the urban district of Léopoldville city) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1946Suburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy (Prima Porta and Grotta Rossa) Territory LostDiocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy Territory Added
1987Archdiocese of Quito, Ecuador Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador Erected


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