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Diocese Events

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1586Diocese of Loreto, Italy Erected
1727Territorial Prelature of Pescia, Italy ElevatedDiocese of Pescia, Italy Elevated
1817Diocese of Catania, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Nicosia, Italy Erected
1865Archdiocese of Lima, Peru (Departments of Huánuco and Junín) Territory LostDiocese of Huánuco, Peru Erected
1887Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Nuova Established
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) (North and South Hpyen-an-to) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hpyeng-yang, Korea (North) Erected
1929Prefecture Apostolic of Hpyeng-yang, Korea (North) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Peng-yang, Korea (North) Name Changed
1933Diocese of Trier, Germany (District of Wetzlar (parish of Wetzlar and vicar parish of Braunfels)) Territory LostDiocese of Limburg, Germany Territory Added
1934Suburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1958Archdiocese of Gorizia e Gradisca, Italy (S. Croce and the parish of S. Rochi in Aurisina) Territory LostDiocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy Territory Added
1965Diocese of Ibarra, Ecuador (Carchi) Territory LostDiocese of Tulcán, Ecuador Erected
1975Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines (Bataan) Territory LostDiocese of Balanga, Philippines Erected
1975Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of San Fernando, Philippines Elevated
1975Territorial Prelature of Iba, Philippines (from Manila) Metropolitan Changed
1975Diocese of Tarlac, Philippines (from Lingayen-Dagupan) Metropolitan Changed
1976Territorial Prelature of Cametá, Para, Brazil (Itupiranga) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Marabá, Para, Brazil Territory Added
1983Diocese of Doumé, Cameroon (Lom-et-Djerem, Kadey, Boumba-et-Ngoko, and Haut-Nyong) Territory LostDiocese of Bertoua, Cameroon Erected
1983Diocese of Doumé, Cameroon Name ChangedDiocese of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, Cameroon Name Changed
1983Diocese of Nyeri, Kenya (Muranga and Kirinyaga) Territory LostDiocese of Muranga, Kenya Erected
1991Diocese of Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Amarata and Imiringi)
Diocese of Warri, Nigeria (Bomadi, Burutu, and Patani)
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Bomadi, Nigeria Erected


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