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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Jackson, Mississippi, Diocese of

Covers 37,643 square miles in the state of Mississippi. Founded on July 18, 1826 as the Vicariate Apostolic of Mississippi. Elevated to the diocese of Natchez on July 28, 1837 covering the entire state of Mississippi. The name was changed to the diocese of Natchez-Jackson on December 18, 1956. The diocese was split and the name changed to the diocese of Jackson on March 1, 1977. See also,

  • Catholic-Hierarchy.Org
  • diocese of Jackson
  • patron saints index

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Entry for 'Jackson, Mississippi, Diocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/j/jackson-mississippi-diocese-of.html. 1910.

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