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Diocese Events

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1806Diocese of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina Territory LostDiocese of Salta, Argentina Erected
1898Diocese of Vincennes, Indiana, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Name Changed
1928Prefecture Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile Elevated
1928Prefecture Apostolic of Rhodos {Rhodes} and Adjacent Islands, Greece ElevatedArchdiocese of Rhodos {Rhodes}, Greece Elevated
1928Prefecture Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1928Vicariate Apostolic of Hanchung [Hanzhong] (Hanchungfu), China (Tze-yang, Pingli, Ning-shen, Shig-chuan, Sun-yang, Han-yin, Chuan-ping, Pai-ho, and Hinganfu (or An-kang))
Vicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China (Siao-yi, Chen-an, and Shan-yang)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ankang [Hinganfu], China Erected
1930Diocese of Pinsk, Belarus (Orchów) Territory LostDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Territory Added
1942Archdiocese of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Argirita and Providenda)
Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Astolpho Outra, Boa Familia, Cachoeira, Cataguazes, Oonceiçao da Boa Vista, Santa Rita da Gloria, Dores de Victoria, Gloria de Muriahé, Guarany, Guirycema, Laranial, Leopoldina, Muriahé Barra, Muriahé, Palma, Patrocinio de Muriahé, Piacatuba, Pirauba, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
1950Diocese of Lipa, Philippines (Island of Marinduque and southern part of Quezon) Territory LostDiocese of Lucena, Philippines Erected
1963Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia Name ChangedPontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon Law, Roman Curia Name Changed
1979Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Tromsø, Norway Elevated
1979Vicariate Apostolic of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Trondheim, Norway Elevated
1980Diocese of Kohima-Imphal, India SplitDiocese of Imphal, India (Manipur)
Diocese of Kohima, India
1980Apostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Zanzibar, Tanzania Elevated
1981Diocese of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil (Cities of Almenara, Bandeira, Felisburgo, Jacinto, Jequitinhonha, Joaima, Jordania, Rio do Pardo, Rubim, Salto da Divisa, Santa Maria do Salto, and Santo Antonio do Jacinto)
Diocese of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Fronteira dos Vales)
Territory LostDiocese of Almenara, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected


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