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Diocese Events

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1675Diocese of Ceuta and Tanger, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Ceuta, Spain Name Changed
1743Diocese of Santiago de Guatemala ElevatedArchdiocese of Guatemala Elevated
1743Diocese of Nicaragua (From Lima (Peru) to Guatemala) Metropolitan Changed
1880Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio Restored
1919Nunciature to Paraguay (as Internunciature) Restored
1939Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Diocese of Tucson, Arizona, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Gallup, New Mexico, USA Erected
1944Diocese of Bathurst in Canada, New Brunswick Territory LostDiocese of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada Erected
1944Diocese of Piaui, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Oeiras, Brazil
Diocese of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
1944Diocese of Piaui, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Teresina, Brazil Name Changed
1957Prefecture Apostolic of Urawa, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Urawa, Japan Elevated
1965Diocese of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
Diocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
Diocese of Toledo, Parana, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil Erected
1986Archdiocese of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1986Apostolic Administration of Jugoslavenska Banat, Serbia ElevatedDiocese of Zrenjanin, Serbia Elevated
1992Archdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar), India Name ChangedArchdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India Name Changed
1996Archdiocese of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic Territory LostDiocese of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Erected
1996Archeparchy of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India Territory LostEparchy of Marthandom (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
2005Archdiocese of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania (became a Major Archbishopric) Elevated


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