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Diocese Events

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1808Diocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA Territory LostDiocese of Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Vermont)
Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky, USA
Diocese of New York, New York, USA (State of New York plus Sussex, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Somerset, Middlesex, and Monmouth counties in New Jersey)
Diocese of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Pennsylvania, Delaware, and 7 counties of New Jersey)
1808Diocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA Elevated
1847Diocese of Chur-Sankt Gallen, Switzerland SplitDiocese of Chur, Switzerland
Diocese of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
1856Vicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China Erected
1856Vicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hunan {Hu-Nan}, China Name Changed
1862Diocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie, Alberta, Canada Erected
1876Canons Regular of the Immaculate Conception Decretum Laudis
1911Vicariate Apostolic of Corea Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) Erected
1911Vicariate Apostolic of Corea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) Name Changed
1920Diocese of Gerace, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy Name Changed
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania
Vicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Norvegia (e Spitzbergen) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale} Erected
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mount Currie, South Africa Erected
1935Prefecture Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kroonstad, South Africa Elevated
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu, China Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Zhaotong [Chaotung], China Erected
1935Mission "Sui Iuris" of Tungchow [Tongzhou], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tongzhou [Tungchow], China Elevated
1951Nunciature to Philippines Established
1957Diocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar Territory LostDiocese of Farafangana, Madagascar
Diocese of Tuléar, Madagascar
1986Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Broken Bay, Australia
Diocese of Parramatta, Australia
1988Diocese of Wankie, Zimbabwe Name ChangedDiocese of Hwange, Zimbabwe Name Changed


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