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Diocese Events

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1530Diocese of Novara, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Vigevano, Italy Erected
1847Diocese of Udine, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Udine, Italy Elevated
1853Vicariate Apostolic of Breda, Netherlands ElevatedDiocese of Breda, Netherlands Elevated
1867Diocese of Shkodrë (Scutari), Albania ElevatedArchdiocese of Shkodrë, Albania Elevated
1878Oblates of Saint Joseph Founded
1918Prefecture Apostolic of Urabá, Colombia Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China (Ning-hiatao and Ning-tiao-leang along with Otok, Wuchen, Tjassak, Hang-King (in the Mongol principality) and the Chinese colonies situated on the left bank of the Yellow River, up to the colonies of Wu-yuen-hien inclusive) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ninghsia, China Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China (Souei-yuen)
Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Suiyüan [Hohot], China Name Changed
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China (Northern part) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Outer Mongolia, Mongolia Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China (Tatung-fu, Jang-kao, Tienchen, Hunyuan, Kwangling, and Lingkin) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu, China Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China (Region of Tchagar) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tchagar, China Name Changed
1924Archdiocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México (Encarnación and Teocaltiche along with El Bajío, Michoacanejo, and Belén and S. Sebastiano) Territory LostDiocese of Aguascalientes, México Territory Added
1936Diocese of Łomża, Poland (Kościół) Territory LostDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Territory Added
1942Archdiocese of Paderborn, Germany (Hesslingen and Hehlingen) Territory LostDiocese of Hildesheim, Germany Territory Added
1942Diocese of Hildesheim, Germany (Calvoerde) Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1954Diocese of Cartagena (en España) (Santiago de Villena, S. Maria de Villena, and Sax along with Encin) Territory LostDiocese of Orihuela, Spain Territory Added
1954Diocese of Orihuela, Spain (Ayora with St. Lucia) Territory LostArchdiocese of Valencia, Spain Territory Added
1962Diocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy (Parish of S. Maria alia Sovara (in Anghiari)) Territory LostDiocese of Arezzo, Italy Territory Added
1962Diocese of Arezzo, Italy (Parish of S. Maria a Scandolaia (in Monterchi), Church of St. Francis (in Montante/Anghiari)) Territory LostDiocese of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy Territory Added
1966Nunciature to Sénégal (to Nunciature) Elevated
1967Archdiocese of Luanda, Angola (Uije and Zaire) Territory LostDiocese of Carmona e São Salvador, Angola Erected
1977Diocese of Guntur, India (Ongole and of Chirala)
Diocese of Kurnool, India (Markapuram and Giddalur)
Territory LostDiocese of Nellore, India Territory Added
1978Diocese of Daru, Papua New Guinea (Western Province) Territory Added
1980Diocese of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Angra dos Reis and Parati)
Diocese of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Itaguai and Mangaratiba)
Territory LostDiocese of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Erected
1984Diocese of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México (Coatzacoalcos, Cosoleacaque, Ixhuatlan del Sureste, Hidalgotitlan, Minatitlan, Moloacan, Las Choapas, Pajapan, and Zaragoza) Territory LostDiocese of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México Erected
1994Vicariate Apostolic of Keetmanshoop, Namibia ElevatedDiocese of Keetmanshoop, Namibia Elevated
1994Vicariate Apostolic of Windhoek, Namibia ElevatedArchdiocese of Windhoek, Namibia Elevated
1994Vicariate Apostolic of Windhoek, Namibia (Okavango and Caprivi along with parts of Otjozondjupa and Otjikoto) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rundu, Namibia Erected
2009Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina (Sagrado Corazon, Sagrada Familia, Santa María de los Ángeles (in Esquel), San Francisco de Asís (in El Maitén), Nuestra Señora of Fatima (in Lago Puelo), Inmaculada Concepción (in Gobernador Costa), along with San José (in Paso de Sapo) and La Inmaculada) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Esquel, Argentina Erected


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