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Diocese Events

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1546Diocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Quito, Ecuador Erected
1857Diocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA Territory LostDiocese of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA (Counties of Fountain, Montgomery, Boone, Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Randolph, and Warren) Erected
1886Vicariate Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Shantung {Scian-Ton Settentrionale}, China Name Changed
1917Nunciature to Peru (to Internunciature) Elevated
1938Diocese of Trichinopoly, India (Tinnevelly, part of Travancore (East of the Ghats), and Ramnad and Madura (except Paini and Dindigul)) Territory LostDiocese of Madura, India Erected
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar (part of Bakalavia)
Vicariate Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar (part of Maintirano and Morafenobe)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tananarive, Madagascar (part of Maintirano and Morafenobe)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Morondava, Madagascar Erected
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Vicariate Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar
Vicariate Apostolic of Tananarive, Madagascar
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Antsirabé, Madagascar Erected
1938Prefecture Apostolic of Broken Hill, Zambia (Kasempa, Solwezi, and Mwinilunga) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia Erected
1938Vicariate Apostolic of Saigon, Viet Nam (Bến Tre, Trà Vinh, Vinh Long, and part of Đồng Tháp (Sa Đéc)) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Vinh Long, Viet Nam Erected
1938Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kienow [Jian’ou], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Jian’ou [Kienow, Kienning], China Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania Elevated
1948Diocese of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China (Paotowien) Territory LostArchdiocese of Hohhot [Suiyüan], China Territory Added
1977Diocese of Sá da Bandeira, Angola (Chongoroi) Territory LostDiocese of Benguela, Angola Territory Added
1979Territorial Prelature of Huautla, Oaxaca, México (Tuxtepec along with Sochiapan and Tlacoatzintepec (in Cuicatlán)) Territory LostDiocese of Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, México Erected
1979Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba (Las Tunas (Iobabo, Majibacoa, Manatí, Menéndez, Puerto Padre, and Tunas) Territory LostDiocese of Holguín, Cuba Erected
2003Diocese of Saltillo, Coahuila, México (Acuña, Allende, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jiménez, Juaréz, Morelos, Múzquiz, Nava, Piedras Negras, Progreso, Sabinas, San Juan de Sabinas, Villa Union, Zaragoza, and the northern part of Ocampo) Territory LostDiocese of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, México Erected
2021Archdiocese of Ispahan, Iran Name ChangedArchdiocese of Teheran-Ispahan, Iran Name Changed


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