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Diocese Events

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1492Diocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain Elevated
1606Diocese of Cochin, India Territory LostDiocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India Erected
1857Vicariate Apostolic of Upper Michigan, USA ElevatedDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
1857Diocese of Quincy, Illinois, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Alton, Illinois, USA Name Changed
1857Diocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Florida, USA Erected
1863Fratelli Maristi delle Scuole (Piccoli Fratelli di Maria) Approbation
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon (Northern region) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Garoua, Cameroon Erected
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Kinghsien [Jingxian], China ElevatedDiocese of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China Elevated
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Berbérati, Central African Republic
Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort-Lamy, Chad (Chad) Erected
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan (Region between Chad, 10th latitude, and Sudan) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bangui, Central African Republic Territory Added
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Gorakhpur, India (Mirzapur) Territory LostDiocese of Allahabad, India Territory Added
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon (Region between Chad, Cameroon, and Western Logone River) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Berbérati, Central African Republic Territory Added
1953Diocese of Amos, Québec, Canada (Boundaries clarified)
Diocese of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada (Boundaries clarified)
Territory Added
1967Nunciature to Madagascar (to Nunciature) Elevated
1978Diocese of Santiago de Cabo Verde (from Lisboa) Metropolitan Changed
1986Diocese of Tagbilaran, Philippines (Anda, Bien-Unido, Clarín, Duero, Jetafe, President Garcia, San Miguel, Sierre-Bullones, and Ubay) Territory LostDiocese of Talibon, Philippines Erected
2002Diocese of Samarinda, Indonesia (Bulungan and Berau) Territory LostDiocese of Tanjung Selor, Indonesia Erected


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