diocese of Hearst, Ontario

Comprises 42,000 square miles in northern Ontario, Canada. Established on 18 April 1918 as the Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Ontario. Elevated to the Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Ontario on 17 November 1920. Elevated to the diocese of Hearst on 3 December 1938 by Pope Pius XI. Suffragan of the archdiocese of Ottawa. See also,
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