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Diocese Events

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1637Diocese of Coro, Venezuela Name ChangedDiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela Name Changed
1848Vicariate Apostolic of New Zealand Territory LostDiocese of Auckland, New Zealand (Auckland province)
Diocese of Wellington (Port Nicholson), New Zealand (New Zealand except the Auckland province)
1865Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Bathurst, Australia Erected
1885Prefecture Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Central District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Centrale}, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa Erected
1900Diocese of Cartagena, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Elevated
1900Diocese of Popayán, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Popayán, Colombia Elevated
1912Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia Erected
1923Diocese of Münster, Germany (Oldenburg along with Kniphausen and Varel) Territory Added
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Trabzon, Turkey Erected
1957Diocese of Cuttack, India
Diocese of Visakhapatnam, India
Territory Added
1958Vicariate Apostolic of Likuni, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Lilongwe, Malawi Name Changed
1959Diocese of Sonora, México (Ciudad Obregón (Olim Cajeme), Guaymas, Bácum, Navojoa, Etchojoa, Huatabampo, Alamos, Quiriego, Rosario, Yécora, Onavas, La Colorada, San Javier, Mazatán, Villa Pesqueira, Suaqui Grande, Sahuaripa, Bacanora, Soyopa, Arivechi, Batuc, San Pedro de la ...) Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México Erected
1959Territorial Prelature of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), Brazil (Campo Mourâo, Araruna, Cianorte, Cruzeiro d'Oeste, Engenheiro Beltrâo, Goioerê, Jussará, Manuel Ribas, Peabirú, Pitanga, Rondón, and Terra Boa) Territory LostDiocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil Erected
1959Archdiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile (Biobío)
Diocese of Temuco, Chile (Collipulli (in Malleco))
Territory LostDiocese of Los Angeles, Chile Erected
1959Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Santa Cruz do Sul, Arroio do Meio, Candelaria, Encantado, Encruzilhada do Sul, Lajeado, Rio Pardo, Venancio Aires, Vera Cruz, and Arvorezinha) Territory LostDiocese of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1959Territorial Prelature of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), Brazil (Cascavel, Foz do Iguaçii, Guaira, Guaraniaçu, Laranjeiras do Sul, and Toledo along with Marquimho and Cantagalo and part of Goioxim) Territory LostDiocese of Toledo, Parana, Brazil Erected
1960Diocese of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1964Diocese of Cali, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Cali, Colombia Elevated
1964Diocese of Tunja, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Tunja, Colombia Elevated
1964Diocese of Luni o La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy (Gasa Fazzi in Scurtabò) Territory LostDiocese of Piacenza, Italy Territory Added
1964Diocese of Cartago, Colombia (from Popayán) Metropolitan Changed
1964Diocese of Palmira, Colombia (from Popayán) Metropolitan Changed
1964Diocese of Duitama, Colombia (from Bogotá) Metropolitan Changed
1964Diocese of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia (from Nueva Pamplona) Metropolitan Changed
1966Archdiocese of Blantyre, Malawi (Southern part of Cholo) Territory LostDiocese of Chikwawa, Malawi Territory Added
1970Diocese of Nashville, Tennessee, USA (Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and Weakley) Territory LostDiocese of Memphis, Tennessee, USA Erected
1970Diocese of Chiang Mai, Thailand (Uttaradit) Territory LostDiocese of Nakhon Sawan, Thailand Territory Added
1972Diocese of Lipa, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of Lipa, Philippines Elevated
1972Territorial Prelature of Infanta, Philippines (from Manila) Metropolitan Changed
1972Diocese of Lucena, Philippines (from Manila) Metropolitan Changed
1972Vicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines (from Manila) Metropolitan Changed
1973Delegation to New Zealand and Pacific Islands SplitNunciature to New Zealand (and Elevated)
Delegation to Pacific Ocean
1975Diocese of Keta, Ghana Name ChangedDiocese of Keta-Ho, Ghana Name Changed


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