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The Year of Our Lord 1951

Diocese Events

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12 JulDiocese of Shillong, India Territory LostDiocese of Dibrugarh, India Erected
12 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Kyoto, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Kyōto, Japan Elevated
12 JulVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Likuni, Malawi Name Changed
12 JulPrefecture Apostolic of Mindoro, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines Elevated
12 JulNunciature to Liberia (to Internunciature) Elevated
19 JulDiocese of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre, Antilles Name ChangedDiocese of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles Name Changed
1 AugDiocese of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bertrania en el Catatumbo, Colombia Erected
15 AugCongregation of the Sons of Merciful Love Founded
1 SepArchdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia Territory LostDiocese of Zipaquirá, Colombia Erected
10 SepVicariate Apostolic of Los Ríos, Ecuador ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Los Ríos, Ecuador Elevated
9 OctNunciature to Pakistan Established
18 OctPrefecture Apostolic of Nouna, Burkina Faso ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Nouna, Burkina Faso Elevated
31 OctVicariate Apostolic of Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Prefecture Apostolic of Dessié, Ethiopia
Prefecture Apostolic of Endeber, Ethiopia
Prefecture Apostolic of Gondar, Ethiopia
Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia Erected
31 OctOrdinariate of Eritrea (Ethiopian), Eritrea ElevatedApostolic Exarchate of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea Elevated
14 NovOrdinariate of Brazil, Faithful of the Eastern Rites Erected
15 NovArchdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostDiocese of Wollongong, Australia Erected
13 DecVicariate Apostolic of Chiquitos, Bolivia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez, Bolivia Erected
13 DecDiocese of Nagpur, India
Diocese of Ranchi, India
Territory LostDiocese of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India Erected
13 DecVicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kagera Inferiore, Tanzania Erected
21 DecFranciscan Friars of the Atonement Decretum Laudis
21 DecNunciature to Austria (to Nunciature) Elevated


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