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Diocese Events

St. Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor (Opt. Memorial)

See Also: Bishop Events

1838Patriarchal Exarchate of Iraq (Melkite Greek) Erected
1902Diocese of Cebu, Philippines Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Marianne Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1909Prefecture Apostolic of Delta of the Nile, Egypt ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Delta of the Nile, Egypt Elevated
1948Pontifical Commission for Educational and Religious Films, Roman Curia Erected
1958Prefecture Apostolic of Gorakhpur, India Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Benares-Gorakhpur, India Name Changed
1973Prefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston, Malawi ElevatedDiocese of Mangochi, Malawi Elevated
1973Prefecture Apostolic of Minna, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Minna, Nigeria Elevated
1976Diocese of Alexandria in Ontario, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada Name Changed
1976Diocese of Porto Amélia, Mozambique Name ChangedDiocese of Pemba, Mozambique Name Changed


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