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St. Bernardine of Siena, priest (Opt. Memorial)

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1596Diocese of São Tomé e Príncipe Territory LostDiocese of Angola e Congo Erected
1790Diocese of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico) Territory LostDiocese of Guayana, Venezuela Erected
1825Missionaries of the Company of Mary Decretum Laudis
1844Diocese of Siracusa, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Siracusa, Italy Elevated
1887Vicariate Apostolic of Verapoly, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
Vicariate Apostolic of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
1900Diocese of Tolima, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Garzón, Colombia
Diocese of Ibagué, Colombia
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Central Madagascar {Madagascar Centrale}, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tananarive, Madagascar Name Changed
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Madagascar {Madagascar Settentrionale}, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar Name Changed
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Madagascar {Madagascar Meridionale}, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar Name Changed
1921Society of Bethlehem Mission Immensee Founded
1925Delegation to Indochina Established
1928Apostolic Exarchate of Harbin [Harbin] (Russian), China Erected
1939Diocese of Concepción, Chile ElevatedArchdiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile Elevated
1948Archdiocese of Bombay, India Territory LostDiocese of Karachi, Pakistan Erected
1982Pontifical Council for Culture, Roman Curia Erected
1991Diocese of Sangmélima, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Ebolowa-Kribi, Cameroon Erected
1991Diocese of Moroto, Uganda Territory LostDiocese of Kotido, Uganda Erected
1991Diocese of Bertoua, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Yokadouma, Cameroon Erected
2002Nunciature to Timor-Leste Established


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