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Diocese Events

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1676Territorial Prelature of Pernambuco, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Olinda, Brazil Elevated
1676Diocese of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil Elevated
1676Territorial Prelature of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Elevated
1676Diocese of Angola e Congo (from Lisboa to São Salvador da Bahia) Metropolitan Changed
1854Diocese of Făgăraş (Romanian), Romania Name ChangedArchdiocese of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania Name Changed
1883Prefecture Apostolic of Magallanes, Chile Erected
1887Vicariate Apostolic of Zanguebar, Kenya SplitVicariate Apostolic of Northern Zanguebar, Kenya
Prefecture Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar {Zanguebar Meridionale}, Tanzania
1925Diocese of Liège, Eupen et Malmédy, Belgium Name ChangedDiocese of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), Belgium Name Changed
1940Diocese of Imola, Italy (S. Petronius in Castelbolognese) Territory LostDiocese of Faenza, Italy Territory Added
1940Diocese of Faenza, Italy (Bianeanigo) Territory LostDiocese of Imola, Italy Territory Added
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador (Canton Aguarico) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador Erected
1954Diocese of Noto, Italy (Contrada S. Giacomo) Territory LostArchdiocese of Siracusa e Ragusa, Italy Territory Added
1963Diocese of Mysore, India (Shimoga, Chikmagalur, and Hassan) Territory LostDiocese of Chikmagalur, India Erected
1963Prefecture Apostolic of Kitui, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Kitui, Kenya Elevated
1964Diocese of Valparaíso, Chile (Ghagres in Aconcagua) Territory LostDiocese of San Felipe, Chile Territory Added
1967Diocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica (Cantón Esparta and part of Cantón Central Puntarenas) Territory LostDiocese of Tilarán, Costa Rica Territory Added
1970Prefecture Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon Elevated
1972Prefecture Apostolic of Louis Trichardt, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen, South Africa Elevated
1983Territorial Prelature of Bertrania en el Catatumbo, Colombia Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Tibú, Colombia Name Changed
2000Prefecture Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia (Gambella and part of Ilubabor) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Gambella, Ethiopia Erected
2021Archdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela (Sucre (Miranda)) Territory LostDiocese of Petare, Venezuela Erected


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