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Diocese Events

St. Josaphat, bishop and martyr (Memorial)

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1889Vicariate Apostolic of Dakota, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Territory LostDiocese of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA Erected
1913Vicariate Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lindi, Tanzania Erected
1920Delegation to Albania Established
1934Vicariate Apostolic of Yenchowfu, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tsaochowfu, China Erected
1948Archdiocese of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland SplitArchdiocese of Gniezno, Poland
Archdiocese of Poznań, Poland
1953Diocese of Tuguegarao, Philippines (Palanan and St. Mariani (Binatug, Buyasan, Dicamay, Disulap, Gangalan, Ibujan, and Tappa)) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Infanta, Philippines Territory Added
1954Archdiocese of Perth, Australia (Below 32°45’6” parallel of South Latitude) Territory LostDiocese of Bunbury, Australia Erected
1962Archdiocese of Onitsha, Nigeria (Awgu, Udi, and Nsukka) Territory LostDiocese of Enugu, Nigeria Erected
1962Diocese of Eshowe, South Africa (Hlabisa and Portions of Ubombo)
Diocese of Manzini, eSwatini (Ingwavuma and Portions of Ubombo)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa Erected
1963Diocese of Astrida, Rwanda Name ChangedDiocese of Butare, Rwanda Name Changed
1971Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA (Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Graham, Guilford, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Jackson, Lincoln, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mecklenburg, ...) Territory LostDiocese of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Erected
1971Archdiocese of Zamboanga, Philippines (Pagadian with Libangan, Dimataling with Tabina and Midsahip, Dinas, San Miguel, Dumalinao, San Pablo, Tukuran, Aurora, Domingag, Mahayag, Molave, Ramon Magsaysay, and Tambulig) Territory LostDiocese of Pagadian, Philippines Erected
1974Diocese of Valencia en Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Valencia en Venezuela Elevated
1974Territorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure, Venezuela ElevatedDiocese of San Fernando de Apure, Venezuela Elevated
1998Patriarchate of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal (Seminary of Saint Paul (in Almada) and Christ the King monument) Territory LostDiocese of Setúbal, Portugal Territory Added


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