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Diocese Events


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YearFromTo
1853Diocese of Gherla, Armenopoli, Szamos-Ujvár (Romanian), Romania Erected
1905Mission "Sui Iuris" of Eastern Carolines, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Western Carolines, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
UnitedPrefecture Apostolic of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) (United and Elevated) United
1924Archdiocese of Managua, Nicaragua (Matagalpa and Jinotega) Territory LostDiocese of Matagalpa, Nicaragua Erected
1936Diocese of Lublin, Poland (Krame) Territory LostDiocese of Siedlce, Poland Territory Added
1936Diocese of Regensburg, Germany (Forstwiesen) Territory LostDiocese of Augsburg, Germany Territory Added
1956Diocese of Garoua, Cameroon (Mayo-Kebbi) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Pala, Chad Erected
1958Archdiocese of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Leo) Territory LostDiocese of Koudougou, Burkina Faso Territory Added
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Hollandia, Indonesia (Western New Guinea) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Manokwari, Indonesia Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Kuching, Malaysia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Miri, Malaysia Erected
1970Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (Manistee, Wexford, Misaukee, Roscommon, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Crawford, Leelanau, Antrim, Otsego, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Cheboygan)
Diocese of Saginaw, Michigan, USA (Presque Isle, Montmorency, Alpena, Oscoda, Alcona, Ogemaw, and Iosco)
Territory LostDiocese of Gaylord, Michigan, USA Erected
1970Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (Allegan and Barry)
Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, USA (Berrien, Cass, Saint Joseph, Branch, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, and Calhoun)
Territory LostDiocese of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA Erected
1970Archdiocese of Detroit, Michigan, USA (Lenawee and Washtenaw) Territory LostDiocese of Lansing, Michigan, USA Territory Added
1970Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (Isabella and Clare) Territory LostDiocese of Saginaw, Michigan, USA Territory Added
1974Diocese of Capiz, Philippines (Romblon)
Vicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines (Maestre de Campo island)
Territory LostDiocese of Romblon, Philippines Erected
1975Diocese of Jaffna, Sri Lanka (Anuradhapura District)
Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka (Polonnaruwa District)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka Erected
1981Vicariate Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia ElevatedDiocese of Cape Palmas, Liberia Elevated
1981Vicariate Apostolic of Monrovia, Liberia ElevatedArchdiocese of Monrovia, Liberia Elevated
1994Diocese of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedArchdiocese of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
1994Diocese of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedArchdiocese of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
1994Diocese of Keta-Ho, Ghana (Southern part of Adidome, Akatsi, Anlo, Ketu, and Sogakope) Territory LostDiocese of Keta-Akatsi, Ghana Erected
1994Diocese of Keta-Ho, Ghana (Northern quarter: Jasikan, Kadjebi, Kete-Krachi, and Nkwanta) Territory LostDiocese of Jasikan, Ghana Erected
1994Diocese of Parakou, Benin (Kandi, Banikoara, Gogonou, Ségbana, Malanville, and Karimama) Territory LostDiocese of Kandi, Benin Erected
1994Diocese of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire ElevatedArchdiocese of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire Elevated
1994Diocese of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire (Séguéla and Mankono)
Diocese of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire (Odienné)
Diocese of Man, Côte d’Ivoire (Touba)
Territory LostDiocese of Odienné, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
1994Diocese of Keta-Ho, Ghana Name ChangedDiocese of Ho, Ghana Name Changed
1994Diocese of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Man, Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of San Pedro-en-Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire (from Abidjan) Metropolitan Changed
2002Diocese of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabar), India (Udumbanchola along with Thodupuzha and Devicola) Territory LostEparchy of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
2002Eparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India (Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Palakkad in Kerala along with Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli) Territory LostEparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankara), India Erected
2003Diocese of Jayapura, Indonesia (Biak-Numfor, Yapen-Waropen, Nabire, Paniai, Puncak Jaya, and Mimika) Territory LostDiocese of Timika, Indonesia Erected

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