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Diocese Events

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1849Diocese of California (Two Californias, Both Californias), México Name ChangedDiocese of Monterey, California, USA Name Changed
1852Congrégation du Sacré-Coeur Founded
1916Prefecture Apostolic of Yukon, Canada ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert, Canada Elevated
1930Vicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China (Hinghouo and part of Shangtu) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China Territory Added
1937Archdiocese of Bordeaux, France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France Name Changed
1937Archdiocese of Genova, Italy (Sacco and Isola) Territory LostDiocese of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy Territory Added
1954Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia
Vicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Montería, Colombia (Departamento de Córdoba except San Jorge) Erected
1954Sons of Divine Providence Approbation
1969Archdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana (Western Region) Territory LostDiocese of Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana Erected
1975Diocese of Kengtung, Myanmar (North-Eastern Shan States and Northern Shan States)
Diocese of Myitkyina, Myanmar (Northern Shan States)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lashio, Myanmar Erected
1975Vicariate Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia ElevatedDiocese of Mogadiscio, Somalia Elevated
1975Diocese of Myitkyina, Myanmar (Sagaing) Territory LostArchdiocese of Mandalay, Myanmar Territory Added
1976Territorial Prelature of Iligan, Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Marawi, Philippines Erected
1999Archdiocese of Paraíba, Brazil (Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceiçâo (in Areia), Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem (in Alagoa Grande), and Nossa Senhora do Patrocinio (in Remigio)) Territory LostDiocese of Guarabira, Paraiba, Brazil Territory Added
2004Diocese of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso
Diocese of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
Territory LostDiocese of Dori, Burkina Faso (Séno , Oudalan, Yagha, and Soum in Sahel) Erected
2010Cardinal Titular Church of San Paolo alle Tre Fontane Established
2010Cardinal Titular Church of San Corbiniano Established


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