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Diocese Events

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1844Archdiocese of Québec, Canada (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1844Diocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1844Diocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1844Diocese of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1854Diocese of Coutances, France Name ChangedDiocese of Coutances (-Avranches), France Name Changed
1909Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kenya ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kenya, Kenya Elevated
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Egypt (Egitto), Egypt (Suez Canal region) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Canale di Suez {Suez Canal}, Egypt Erected
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Taiyüanfu, China (Shohchow, Tsoyun, Hwayen, Fansze, Shanyin, Jinchow, Taichow, Sopingfu, Pinglu, ShencMJi, JSfingwu, Pienkwan, Wuchai, Poku, and Paotehchow) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shohchow, China Erected
1926Vicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Southern part of Uha)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania (Central part of Uha)
Vicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Tanzania (Northern part of Uha)
Territory Added
1950Prefecture Apostolic of Zenshu, Korea (South) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Kanko o Hamheung, Korea (North) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hamheung, Korea (North) Name Changed
1950Prefecture Apostolic of Kwoszu, Korea (South) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Kwangju, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Heijo, Korea (North) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pyong-Yang, Korea (North) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South) Name Changed
1950Territorial Abbey of Tokugen o Tokwon, Korea (North) Name ChangedTerritorial Abbey of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}, Korea (North) Name Changed
1951Diocese of Shillong, India (Lakimpur, Naga Hills, Sibsagar, and Manipur) Territory LostDiocese of Dibrugarh, India Erected
1951Prefecture Apostolic of Kyoto, Japan
Diocese of Osaka, Japan (Tosa, Talieno, Naka, Amada, Rumano, Kasa, and Ilcaruga)
ElevatedDiocese of Kyōto, Japan Elevated
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Likuni, Malawi Name Changed
1951Prefecture Apostolic of Mindoro, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines (and name change) Elevated
1951Nunciature to Liberia (to Internunciature) Elevated
1955Archdiocese of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil (Parintins, Maués, and Barreirinha) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil Erected
1958Prefecture Apostolic of Sulu, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines Elevated
1968Diocese of Gulu, Uganda (Lango) Territory LostDiocese of Lira, Uganda Erected
1972Archdiocese of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy (Part of Piumalbo (in Abetone)) Territory LostDiocese of Pistoia, Italy Territory Added
1982Diocese of Ivrea, Italy (Parts of San Martino in Carema in Pont Saint Martin) Territory LostDiocese of Aosta, Italy Territory Added
1982Diocese of Como, Italy (SS. Gervasio e Protasio) Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy Territory Added
1986Delegation to Guinea-Bissau ElevatedNunciature to Guinea-Bissau Elevated
1987Institute Voluntas Dei Approbation
1995Diocese of Río Cuarto, Argentina Name ChangedDiocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, Argentina Name Changed
1997Diocese of Coro, Venezuela (Paraguaná peninsula) Territory LostDiocese of Punto Fijo, Venezuela Erected


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