Dacca

DIOCESE OF DACCA (DACCHENSIS) Diocese in Bengal, India. By the Constitution "Æquam reputamus" Paul III…

Dagon

A Philistine deity. It is commonly admitted that the name Dagon is a diminutive form, hence a term of…

Dahomey

The Vicariate Apostolic of Dahomey, in West Africa, is territorially identical with the French colony of…

Dallas

DIOCESE OF DALLAS (DALLASCENSIS). The Diocese of Dallas, created 1890, comprises 108 counties in the…

Dalmatia

A part of the Kingdom of Croatia according to a convention entered into between Croatia and Hungary. It…

Dalmatic

Present usage The dalmatic is the outer liturgical vestment of the deacon. It is worn at Mass and at…

Damão

DIOCESE OF DAMÃO (DAMAU, DAMAUN) Suffragan to Goa, and situated in Portugese India and the British…

Damaraland

The middle part of the German colony, German Southwest Africa, between 19° and 23° S. lat., 14° and 20°…

Damascus

Damascus, in Syria, is one of the oldest cities in the world. According to Flavius Josephus it was founded…

Damietta

(Greek Tamiathis, Arabic Doumiât). An Egyptian titular see for the Latins and the Catholic Melchite…