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8th day of February

Diocese Events

St. Jerome Emiliani (Opt. Memorial)
St. Josephine Bakhita, virgin (Opt. Memorial)

See Also: Bishop Events

1566Cardinal Titular Church of San Girolamo dei Croati Established
1566Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eufemia Established
1571Order of the Humiliati Territory Added
1817Diocese of Treia, Italy Erected
1904Diocese of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada Elevated
1904Diocese of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China (Feng-cJieng, Leang-TcJieng, Kining, and Tao4in) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville, Congo (Haute Sangha) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic Territory Added
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Intendencia de Caqueta) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia Erected
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Comisaria de Amazones) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia Erected
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Comisaria de Putomayo and Sancta Rosa and El Encan) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sibundoy, Colombia Name Changed
1951Vicariate Apostolic of Chaco, Bolivia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia Name Changed
1951Prefecture Apostolic of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Pangkal-Pinang, Indonesia (and name change) Elevated
1951Archdiocese of Pondicherry, India (Chandernagore) Territory LostArchdiocese of Calcutta, India Territory Added
1965Suburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Roma {Rome}, Italy Territory Added
1969Nunciature to Kuwait Established
1985Diocese of Keimoes, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Keimoes-Upington, South Africa Name Changed
1992Nunciature to Croatia Established
1992Nunciature to Slovenia Established
1992Nunciature to Ukraine Established
2017Diocese of Mahajanga, Madagascar
Diocese of Morondava, Madagascar
Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
Territory LostDiocese of Maintirano, Madagascar Erected
2018Titular See of Amantea Established


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