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26th day of September

Diocese Events

Sts. Cosmas and Damian, martyrs (Opt. Memorial)

See Also: Bishop Events

1808Archeparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1845Antonian Order of Saint Ormizda of the Chaldeans (Chaldean) Approbation
1863Institute of the Josephites of Belgium Decretum Laudis
1887Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier Founded
1928Archdiocese of Oregon City, Oregon, USA Name ChangedArchdiocese of Portland in Oregon, USA Name Changed
1931Nunciature to Bulgaria Established
1937Territorial Abbey of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy Erected
1967Diocese of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Antilles ElevatedArchdiocese of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles Elevated
1967Prefecture Apostolic of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1967Archdiocese of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostDiocese of Luiza, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1968Diocese of Lokoja, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Idah, Nigeria Erected
1968Vicariate Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Battambang, Cambodia
Prefecture Apostolic of Kompong-Cham, Cambodia
2007Diocese of Quilmes, Argentina (from La Plata) Metropolitan Changed


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