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Diocese Events

1979 and Earlier

St. Francis Xavier, priest (Memorial)


See Also: 1980 and Later | Bishop Events

YearFromTo
1834Vicariate Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam Territory LostDiocese of Ceylon, Sri Lanka Erected
1855Diocese of Newfoundland, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Sweden
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Arctic Pole Erected
1863Institut de l'Œuvre de la jeunesse Jean Joseph Allemand Decretum Laudis
1868Congregazione Sacra Famiglia di Bergamo Founded
1883Vicariate Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Amoy, China Erected
1892Archdiocese of Genova, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Chiavari, Italy Erected
1903Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shiré, Malawi Erected
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Tonking {Tonkino Settentrionale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Siam {Siam Orientale}, Thailand Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Hunan {Hu-Nan Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Changteh [Changde], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Western Honan {Ho-Nan Occidentale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Chengchow [Zhengzhou], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Chengtingfu [Zhengding], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Chengtu [Chengdu], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Chungking [Chongqing], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Shensi {Scen-Si Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hanchung [Hanzhong] (Hanchungfu), China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Western Chekiang {Ce-Kiam Occidentale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hangchow [Hangzhou], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Cochin {Cocincina Settentrionale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Huê, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Upper Tonking {Tonkino Superiore}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Ichang [Yichang], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Mongolia {Mongolia Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Honan {Ho-Nan Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng] (Kaifengfu), China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Kingan, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kianfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Thibet, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tatsienlu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Manchuria {Manciuria Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kirin [Jilin], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow), China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang] (Kweiyang), China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Western Kansu {Kansu Occidentale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Lanchowfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Laohokow [Laohekou], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Shansi {Scian-Si Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Luanfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Manchuria {Manciuria Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Moukden, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Kiou-Kiang, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Nanchang [Nanchang], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Kuamsi, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Nanning [Nanning], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Honan {Ho-Nan Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Nanyang [Nanyang], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Chekiang {Ce-Kiam Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Ningpo [Ningbo], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Kienchang, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Ningyüanfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Western Kwangtung and Hainan {Kuangtong Occidentale et Hainan}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Pakhoi [Beihai], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Central Chi-Li {Ce-Li Centrale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Paotingfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Quinhon, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Central Shensi/Chensi {Scen-Si Centrale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sianfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southeastern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sienhsien [Xianxian] (Siensien), China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Tchagar, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Suifu [Yibin], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Taiyüanfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Saigon, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Coastal Chi-Li {Ce-Li Marittimo}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tientsin [Tianjin], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shantung {Scian-Ton Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tsinanfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Kansu {Kansu Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tsinchow [Tianshui], China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Tonking {Tonkino Meridionale}, Viet Nam Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Vinh, Viet Nam Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Honan {Ho-Nan Settentrionale}, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Nganhoei, China
Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Weihweifu, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu], China
Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shensi {Scen-Si Settentrionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yenanfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yenchowfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yüngpingfu, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Cambogia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Shantung {Scian-Ton Orientale}, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Chefoo, China Name Changed
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Yünnan, China Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu, China Name Changed
1924Mission "Sui Iuris" of Outer Mongolia, Mongolia Name ChangedMission "Sui Iuris" of Urga, Mongolia Name Changed
1938Diocese of Haileybury, Ontario, Canada (Southern part) Territory LostDiocese of Amos, Québec, Canada Erected
1938Diocese of Haileybury, Ontario, Canada (Northern part)
Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Baie de James {James Bay}, Ontario, Canada Erected
1938Diocese of Haileybury, Ontario, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada
ElevatedDiocese of Hearst, Ontario, Canada (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
1938Diocese of Haileybury, Ontario, Canada (St. Maurice and La Violette) Territory LostDiocese of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Territory Added
1965Eparchy of Hassaké (Syrian), Syria ElevatedArcheparchy of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), Syria Elevated
1965Eparchy of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt Erected
1971Vicariate Apostolic of Arabia, Yemen (Somaliland) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia Territory Added
1971Diocese of Livingstone, Zambia (Eastern Caprivi Strip) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Windhoek, Namibia Territory Added
1975Diocese of Apia o Samoa and Tokelau, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedDiocese of Samoa and Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
1975Diocese of Nouna, Burkina Faso Name ChangedDiocese of Nouna-Dédougou, Burkina Faso Name Changed
1976Archdiocese of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil (Sao Mateus, Sao Joao do Triunfo, and Antonio Olinto)
Diocese of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil (Cruz Machado)
Diocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil (União da Vitoria, Porto Vitoria Paulo Freitas, Paulo Frontim, Mallet, Rio Azul, and Rebouças)
Territory LostDiocese of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil Erected
1977Diocese of Acerenza, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Acerenza, Italy Elevated
1977Diocese of Matera e Irsina, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Matera e Irsina, Italy Elevated
1977Diocese of Fort-Rousset, Congo Name ChangedDiocese of Owando, Congo Name Changed

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