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Diocese Events

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1787Diocese of Santiago de Cuba Territory LostDiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba (Provinces of Santa Clara, Matanzas, Havana, and Pinar del Rio in Cuba and Florida and Louisiana) Erected
1841Vicariate Apostolic of Siam, Thailand Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Siam {Siam Orientale}, Thailand Name Changed
1841Diocese of Malacca, Singapore Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Malacca-Singapore Name Changed
1880Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Territory LostDiocese of Kansas City, Missouri, USA Erected
1880Diocese of Chicago, Illinois, USA Territory LostDiocese of Peoria, Illinois, USA (Counties of La Salle, Bureau, Putnam, Henry, and Rock Island) Territory Added
1880Diocese of Chicago, Illinois, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Chicago, Illinois, USA Elevated
1880Diocese of Alton, Illinois, USA (from Saint Louis to Chicago)
Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, USA (from Saint Louis to Chicago)
Metropolitan Changed
1919Vicariate Apostolic of Patna, India ElevatedDiocese of Patna, India Elevated
1921Vicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mariannhill, South Africa Erected
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Los Ríos, Ecuador ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Los Ríos, Ecuador Elevated
1961Diocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay (Parishes of Ypejhu, Igatimi, and Curuguaty)
Diocese of Villarrica, Paraguay (Parishes of N. S. dei Rosario and Santa Maria Auxiliadora in Coronel Oviedo plus Yhu and Caaguazu)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay Erected
1982Diocese of Samoa and Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania) (American Samoa) Territory LostDiocese of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1982Diocese of Samoa and Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania) ElevatedArchdiocese of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania) (and name changed) Elevated
1982Diocese of Tarawa, Nauru and Funafuti, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania) SplitMission "Sui Iuris" of Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania) (Tuvalu)
Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
1983Nunciature to India EstablishedNunciature to Nepal Established


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