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Diocese Events

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1933Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Diocese of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil Erected
1935Mission "Sui Iuris" of Yihsien [Yixian], China ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Yixian [Yihsien], China Elevated
1937Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey, USA Territory LostDiocese of Camden, New Jersey, USA Erected
1937Diocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA Territory LostDiocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA Erected
1937Diocese of Newark, New Jersey, USA (Morris, Sussex, and Passaic Counties.) Territory LostDiocese of Paterson, New Jersey, USA Erected
1948Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sukabumi, Indonesia Erected
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Oudtshoorn, South Africa Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Tali [Dali], China ElevatedDiocese of Dali [Tali], China Elevated
1948Prefecture Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lydenburg, South Africa Elevated
1958St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Decretum Laudis
1976Diocese of Vijayawada, India Territory LostDiocese of Eluru, India Erected
1976Diocese of Mombasa, Kenya
Diocese of Meru, Kenya
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Garissa, Kenya Erected
1976Prefecture Apostolic of Ngong, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Ngong, Kenya Elevated
1976Prefecture Apostolic of Solwezi, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Solwezi, Zambia Elevated
1985Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto Leguízamo, Colombia Erected
1985Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Florencia, Colombia Elevated
1989Archdiocese of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Libmanan, Philippines Erected
1995Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Santisimo Salvador de Bayamo y Manzanillo, Cuba Erected
2003Diocese of Santiago de Cabo Verde Territory LostDiocese of Mindelo, Cape Verde Erected
2009Nunciature to Russian Federation Established
2016Delegation to Mauritania ElevatedNunciature to Mauritania Elevated


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