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Darwin, Australia, Diocese of

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Founded as the Vicariate Apostolic of Port Essington in 1845. Elevated to the diocese of Victoria on May 27, 1847. Jesuits missionaries landed at Palmerston (modern Darwin) on September 24, 1882. On August 10, 1888 the name was changed to the diocese of Victoria-Palmerston. Missionaries of the Sacred Heart took over administration in 1906. On March 29, 1938 the name was changed to the diocese of Darwin. Suffragen of the archdiocese of Adelaide. See also

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Entry for 'Darwin, Australia, Diocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​d/darwin-australia-diocese-of.html. 1910.
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