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Diocese Events

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1870Vicariate Apostolic of Florida, USA Territory LostDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA Erected
1883Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Montana, USA (Current part of the state of Montana East of the Rockies) Territory Added
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Norvegia (Norway) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Norvegia (e Spitzbergen) Elevated
1910Diocese of Pamiers, France Name ChangedDiocese of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France Name Changed
1935Diocese of Ajmer, India
Diocese of Allahabad, India
Diocese of Nagpur, India
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Indore, India Erected
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Sienhsien [Xianxian], China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Taming [Daming], China Erected
1948Diocese of Concepción y Chaco, Paraguay Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay Erected
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Pontianak, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sintang, Indonesia Erected
1967Nunciature to Lesotho Established
1968Archdiocese of Cotonou, Benin Territory LostDiocese of Lokossa, Benin Erected
1968Diocese of Garoua, Cameroon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon
Prefecture Apostolic of Yagoua, Cameroon
1971Diocese of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostDiocese of Kolwezi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1977Archeparchy of Munhall (Ruthenian), USA Name ChangedArcheparchy of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA Name Changed
1992Nunciature to Swaziland Established
2000Diocese of Pesaro, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Pesaro, Italy Elevated
2000Archdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy (no longer a Metropolitan) Elevated
2008Diocese of Caguas, Puerto Rico
Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
Territory LostDiocese of Fajardo-Humacao, Puerto Rico Erected


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