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The Year of Our Lord 1838

Diocese Events

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unknownArcheparchy of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
unknownArchdiocese of Cranganore (Angamala), India SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Verapoly, India Territory Added
unknownVicariate Apostolic of Hukwang, Shansi [Shanxi], and Shensi [Shaanxi], China SplitVicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China
29 JanDiocese of Quito, Ecuador Territory LostDiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador Erected
22 JunMissionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Decretum Laudis
10 AugDiocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Alger, Algeria Erected
10 AugTitular See of Icosium Suppressed
16 AugDiocese of Peking [Beijing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Liaotung, China Erected
16 AugVicariate Apostolic of Fukien, Chekiang, and Kiangsi, China SplitVicariate Apostolic of Chekiang {Ce-Kiam} and Kiangsi, China
Vicariate Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
17 SepPatriarchal Exarchate of Iraq (Melkite Greek) Erected
27 SepClerics of Saint Viator Approbation
24 OctMissionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’Annecy Founded


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