archdiocese of Samoa-Apia

Comprises the Independent State of Samoa. Founded as the Vicariate Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators on 20 August 1850. Name changed to the Vicariate Apostolic of Isole Samoa e Tokelau on 4 January 1957. Elevated to the diocese of Apia on 21 June 1966. Name changed to the Diocese of Apia o Samoa and Tokelau on 10 August 1974. Name changed to the Diocese of Samoa and Tokelau on 3 December 1975. Elevated to the Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau on 10 September 1982. Name changed to the Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia on 26 June 1992. Suffragen dioceses include See also
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