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Diocese Events

St. Anthony Claret, bishop (Opt. Memorial)

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1825Prefecture Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA Erected
1838Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’Annecy Founded
1918Diocese of Lublin and Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland SplitDiocese of Lublin, Poland
Diocese of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland
1932Missionįrios da Boa Nova Approbation
1936Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile (Pasqua island) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Araucanķa, Chile Territory Added
1955Nunciature to Luxembourg (to Nunciature) Elevated
1960Patriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq (Chaikhan or Ain-Sefne, Alcosh, and Parts of Telkief and Mezure) Territory LostDiocese of Alquoch (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1960Patriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq (Mosul, TePafr, Sinjar, and Al-Hadr) Territory LostEparchy of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1964Diocese of Geraldton, Australia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kimberleys, Australia Territory Added
1966Nunciature to Japan (to Nunciature) Elevated
1969Diocese of Karema, Tanzania Name ChangedDiocese of Sumbawanga, Tanzania Name Changed
1980Prefecture Apostolic of Sibolga, Indonesia ElevatedDiocese of Sibolga, Indonesia Elevated
1994Diocese of Hildesheim, Germany
Apostolic Administration of Schwerin, Germany
ElevatedArchdiocese of Hamburg, Germany Elevated
1994Diocese of Osnabrück, Germany (from Köln) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Hildesheim, Germany (from Paderborn) Metropolitan Changed
1997Archdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria (Abeokuta South, Abeokuta North, Ado/Odo/Otas, Egbado North, Egbado South, Ifo, Obafemi/Owose, and Odeda) Territory LostDiocese of Abeokuta, Nigeria Erected
1997Archdiocese of Calcutta, India (West Bengal: Burdwan along with Bankura viz., Saltora, Mejhia, Gangajalghat, Barjhor, Sonamukhi, Patrasari, Indua, Chhatna, and Bankura, and Birbhum District viz., Muhammadbazar, Rajnagar, Khoyrasole, Dubrajpur, Suri, Illambazar, Sainthia, Bolpur, Labpur,) Territory LostDiocese of Asansol, India Erected
1997Diocese of Sunyani, Ghana (Asunafo, Asutifģ, Tano, and Ahafo Area) Territory LostDiocese of Goaso, Ghana Erected


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