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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1120Diocese of Compostela, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Elevated
1921Vicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru (Regions around the Marañon River) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón, Peru Erected
1937Diocese of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1960Diocese of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada (Wabush region) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada Territory Added
1961Archdiocese of México, Federal District (Acajuba, Alfajayucan, Atitalaquia, Atotonilco Tula, Chapantongo, Chilcuautla, Francisco Madero, Huichapan, Mixquiahuala, Nopala, Tasquillo, Tecozautla, Tepeji del Rio, Tepetitlan, Tetepango, Tezontepec de Aldama, Tlaxcoapan, and Tula de Allende)
Diocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México (Cardonal, Ixmiquilpan, Nicolas Flores, San Salvador, Santiago, Zimapan, Pacula, Jacala, and La Misión)
Territory LostDiocese of Tula, Hidalgo, México Erected
1965Delegation to Northern Africa Established
1965Delegation to Libya Established
1967Diocese of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil (Abaira, Agua Quente, Barra da Estiva, Boninal, Contendas do Sincorá, Dom Basilio, Ibicoara, Ibitiara, Ibipitanga, Iramaia, Ituaçu, Jussiapé, Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Mucugê, Paramirim, Piata, Rio de Contas, Rio do Pires, and Tanhaçu) Territory LostDiocese of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil Erected
1971Territorial Prelature of Virgin Islands, USA (Islands under British control) Territory LostDiocese of Saint John’s, Virgin Islands (British), Antilles Territory Added
1973Apostolic Chancery, Roman Curia SuppressedSecretariat of State, Roman Curia Territory Added
1978Diocese of Berbérati, Central African Republic (Northern Part) Territory LostDiocese of Bouar, Central African Republic Erected
1978Diocese of Kisumu, Kenya (Western Province and Tindinyo) Territory LostDiocese of Kakamega, Kenya Erected
1978Prefecture Apostolic of Western Transvaal, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Klerksdorp, South Africa Elevated
1980Opus Spiritus Sancti Founded
1982Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Québec, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada Name Changed
1982Diocese of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Barrado Garças, Agua Bòa, Canarana, Geral Carneiro, and Nova Xavantina) Territory LostDiocese of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil Erected
1982Archdiocese of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy Name Changed
1988Eparchy of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek) Erected
1991Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Oriental Canon Law, Roman Curia SuppressedPontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Roman Curia Territory Added
2004Diocese of Raipur, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Raipur, India Elevated
2004Diocese of Ambikapur, India (from Bhopal) Metropolitan Changed
2004Diocese of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar), India (from Bhopal) Metropolitan Changed
2004Diocese of Raigarh, India (from Bhopal) Metropolitan Changed
2008Diocese of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil (Antônio Almeida, Baixa Grande do Ribeiro, Bertolínia, Canavieira, Colônia do Gurguéia, Elizeu Martins, Flores do Piauí, Floriano, Guadalupe, Itaueira, Jerumenha, Landri Sales, Manoel Emídio, Marcos Parente, Nazaré do Piauí, Pavussu, Porto Alegre do ...) Territory LostDiocese of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil Erected
2008Diocese of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil (Bela Vista do Piauí, Cajazeiras do Piauí, Campinas do Piauí, Colônia do Piauí, Conceição do Canindé, Floresta do Piauí, Isaías Coêlho, Oeiras, Santa Rosa do Piauí, Santo Inácio do Piauí, São Francisco de Assis do Piauí, São João da Varjota, São Miguel...)
Diocese of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil (Paes Landim and Socorro do Piauí)
Archdiocese of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil (Arraial, Barra D'Alcantara, Francisco Ayres, and Várzea Grande do Piauí)
Name ChangedDiocese of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil Name Changed

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