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Diocese Events

1979 and Earlier


See Also: 1980 and Later | Bishop Events

YearFromTo
112Cardinal Titular Church of San Crisogono Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Filippo e Giacomo Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of San Lorenzo in Damaso Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Trastevere Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of San Matteo in Merulana Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Nereo ed Achilleo Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Prassede Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Prisca Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Pudenziana Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Susanna Established
112Cardinal Titular Church of Tigridae Established
237Diocese of Fondi (Fundi), Italy Erected
259Diocese of Lentini, Italy Erected
304Cardinal Titular Church of San Marcello Established
314Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai Monti Established
336Cardinal Titular Church of San Marco Established
344Diocese of Köln, Germany Territory LostDiocese of Tongres (Tongeren), Belgium Erected
345Diocese of Shkodrë (Scutari), Albania Erected
372Diocese of Angers, France Erected
384Diocese of Tongres (Tongeren), Belgium Name ChangedDiocese of Maastricht, Belgium Name Changed
417Diocese of Arles, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Arles, France Elevated
423Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Sabina ((uncertain)) Established
440Diocese of Frigento, Italy (440-461) Erected
445Diocese of Armagh, Ireland Erected
445Diocese of Narbonne, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Narbonne, France Elevated
445Diocese of Vienne, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Vienne, France Elevated
450Diocese of Elphin, Ireland Erected
450Diocese of Salpi (Salapia), Italy Erected
454Diocese of Clogher, Ireland Erected
465Diocese of Numana, Italy Erected
465Diocese of Luni, Italy Erected
465Diocese of Cimiez, France Territory Added
465Cardinal Titular Church of Velletri Erected
484Diocese of Sulcis, Italy Erected
514Diocese of Dromore, Ireland Erected
515Territorial Abbey of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland Erected
519Diocese of Kildare, Ireland Erected
531Diocese of Noyon, France Erected
533Diocese of Huesca, Spain Erected
533Diocese of Carcassonne, France Erected
546Diocese of Petelia, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Strongoli, Italy Name Changed
546Diocese of Bangor, Wales, Great Britain Erected
549Diocese of Ossory, Ireland Erected
550Diocese of Tuam, Ireland Erected
550Diocese of Clonfert, Ireland Erected
552Diocese of Meath, Ireland Erected
560Diocese of Achonry, Ireland Erected
570Diocese of Ross, Ireland Erected
570Patriarchate of Grado, Italy Erected
572Diocese of Viseu, Portugal Erected
580Diocese of Cloyne, Ireland Erected
583Diocese of Saint Asaph, Wales, Great Britain Erected
589Diocese of Sigüenza, Spain Erected
590Cardinal Titular Church of San Giorgio in Velabro Established
590Diocese of Worms, Germany Erected
590Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Portico (Octaviae) Established
597Archdiocese of Canterbury, England, Great Britain Erected
600Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme Established
600Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eustachio Established
600Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Nuova Erected
600Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin Established
600Cardinal Titular Church of Tigridae Territory Added
604Diocese of Rochester, England, Great Britain Erected
626Diocese of Noyon, France
Diocese of Tournai, Belgium
UnitedDiocese of Tournai and Noyon, Belgium United
630Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Adriano al Foro Established
630Diocese of East Anglia, England, Great Britain Erected
633Diocese of Dublin, Ireland Erected
634Diocese of Lindisfarne, England, Great Britain Erected
640Diocese of Torcello (Turris), Italy Erected
647Archdiocese of Salona, Croatia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Split (Spalato), Croatia Name Changed
659Diocese of Lismore, Ireland Erected
673Diocese of East Anglia, England, Great Britain SplitDiocese of Dunwich, England, Great Britain
Diocese of Elmham, England, Great Britain
Split
676Diocese of Hereford, England, Great Britain Erected
678Diocese of Lindine, England, Great Britain Erected
678Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Aquiro Established
680Diocese of Worcester, England, Great Britain Erected
695Diocese of Utrecht, Netherlands Erected
705Diocese of Sherborne, England, Great Britain Erected
720Diocese of Maastricht, Belgium Name ChangedDiocese of Liège, Belgium Name Changed
731Cardinal Titular Church of San Nicola in Carcere Established
735Diocese of York, England, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of York, England, Great Britain Elevated
737Diocese of Passau, Germany Erected
739Diocese of Freising, Germany Erected
739Diocese of Regensburg, Germany Erected
740Diocese of Basel, Switzerland Erected
741Diocese of Würzburg, Germany Erected
745Diocese of Eichstätt, Germany Erected
747Diocese of Astorga, Spain Erected
747Diocese of Mainz, Germany ElevatedArchdiocese of Mainz, Germany Elevated
750Diocese of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany Erected
772Diocese of Osnabrück, Germany Erected
774Diocese of Olivolo or Rialto, Italy Erected
777Diocese of Llandaff, Wales, Great Britain Erected
790Diocese of Lentini, Italy Territory Added
794Diocese of Embrun, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Embrun, France Elevated
794Diocese of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France ElevatedArchdiocese of Tarentaise (Moûtiers-en-Tarentaise), France Elevated
798Diocese of Menorca, Spain Territory Added
799Diocese of Verden, Germany Erected
800Diocese of Hildesheim, Germany Erected
800Diocese of Münster, Germany Erected
804Diocese of Mantova, Italy Erected
805Diocese of Paderborn, Germany Erected
810Diocese of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany (was Immediately Subject to Holy See) Metropolitan Changed
811Diocese of Oviedo, Spain Erected
812Diocese of Minden, Germany Erected
824Diocese of Acci (Accia), France Erected
831Archdiocese of Hamburg, Germany Erected
848Diocese of Dol, France Erected
848Diocese of Tréguier, France Erected
850Diocese of Nona (Nin), Croatia (Year uncertain) Erected
879Diocese of Auch, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Auch, France Elevated
879Archdiocese of Eauze, France Territory Added
886Diocese of Lindine, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Dorchester, England, Great Britain Name Changed
886Diocese of Castro di Puglia, Italy Erected
900Diocese of Krk (Veglia), Croatia Erected
900Diocese of Dunwich, England, Great Britain
Diocese of Elmham, England, Great Britain
Territory Added
900Diocese of Lindisfarne, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Chester-Le-Street, England, Great Britain Name Changed
909Diocese of Ramsbury, England, Great Britain Erected
948Diocese of Schleswig, Germany Erected
948Diocese of Aarhus, Denmark Erected
948Diocese of Ribe, Denmark Erected
968Diocese of Poznań, Poland Erected
969Diocese of Asolo, Italy Territory Added
972Diocese of Lübeck, Germany Erected
973Diocese of Regensburg, Germany Territory LostDiocese of Praha, Czech Republic Erected
984Diocese of Lettere (Litterae), Italy Erected
987Diocese of Amalfi, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Amalfi, Italy Elevated
987Diocese of Minori, Italy Erected
987Diocese of Scala, Italy Erected
987Diocese of Capri, Italy Erected
988Diocese of Odense, Denmark Erected
990Diocese of Civita Castellana, Italy Erected
990Diocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia Erected
991Diocese of Roskilde (Roeskilde), Denmark Erected
995Diocese of Chester-Le-Street, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Durham, England, Great Britain Name Changed
996Diocese of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland Erected
997Territorial Abbey of Pannonhalma, Hungary Erected
1000Archdiocese of Gniezno, Poland Erected
1000Archdiocese of Kalocsa, Hungary Erected
1009Diocese of Pécs, Hungary Erected
1009Diocese of Veszprém, Hungary Erected
1009Diocese of Transilvania, Erdély, Siebenbürgen, Romania Erected
1014Diocese of Skara, Sweden Erected
1023Diocese of Mottola (Motula), Italy Erected
1024Diocese of Massa Lubrense, Italy Erected
1025Camaldolese Hermits of Mount Corona Founded
1029Diocese of Zeitz, Germany Name ChangedDiocese of Naumburg, Germany Name Changed
1030Diocese of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy Erected
1030Diocese of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway ((or 1031)) Erected
1034Diocese of Bar, Montenegro ElevatedArchdiocese of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro Elevated
1035Diocese of Csanád, Hungary Erected
1048Diocese of Roskilde (Roeskilde), Denmark Territory LostDiocese of Lund, Sweden Erected
1049Diocese of Monteverde, Italy Erected
1050Diocese of Exeter, England, Great Britain Erected
1050Diocese of Knin (Tinin), Croatia Erected
1053Diocese of Aversa, Italy Erected
1054Archdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia Elevated
1056Diocese of Skálholt, Iceland Erected
1057Diocese of Lecce, Italy Erected
1058Diocese of Ramsbury, England, Great Britain
Diocese of Sherborne, England, Great Britain
Territory Added
1059Diocese of Montecorvino, Italy Erected
1059Diocese of Vulturara, Italy Erected
1059Diocese of Montemarano, Italy Erected
1059Diocese of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy Erected
1059Diocese of Tortiboli, Italy Erected
1060Diocese of Viborg, Denmark Erected
1060Diocese of Vestervig, Denmark Erected
1062Diocese of Sapë, Albania Erected
1062Diocese of Ratzeburg, Germany Erected
1062Diocese of Schwerin, Germany Erected
1062Diocese of Castro [di Sardegna], Italy Erected
1063Diocese of Jaca, Spain Erected
1063Diocese of Praha, Czech Republic Territory LostDiocese of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic Erected
1063Diocese of Mortlach, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1065Diocese of Ottana, Italy Erected
1068Diocese of Sorrento, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Sorrento, Italy Elevated
1070Diocese of Selja, Norway Erected
1070Diocese of Oslo, Norway (1070-1095) Erected
1070Diocese of Elmham, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Thetford, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1072Diocese of Dorchester, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Lincoln, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1072Diocese of Bremen, Germany
Archdiocese of Hamburg, Germany
UnitedArchdiocese of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany United
1072Diocese of Sherborne, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Salisbury, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1073Diocese of Torres, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Torres, Italy Elevated
1074Diocese of Manfredonia, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Manfredonia, Italy Elevated
1075Diocese of Burgos, Spain Erected
1076Diocese of Faröe Islands, Denmark Erected
1077Diocese of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania Erected
1080Diocese of Cerenzia, Italy Erected
1080Diocese of Selja, Norway (1080-1090) Name ChangedDiocese of Bjørgvin (Bergen), Norway (1080-1090) Name Changed
1084Carthusian Order Founded
1085Diocese of Selsey, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Chichester, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1086Diocese of Ravello, Italy Erected
1087Diocese of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ruthenian), Poland Erected
1087Diocese of Carinola (Calina), Italy Erected
1088Diocese of Wells, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Bath, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1090Diocese of Ploaghe, Italy Erected
1091Diocese of Olivolo or Rialto, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Castello, Italy Name Changed
1091Diocese of Thetford, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Norwich, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1093Diocese of Mazara del Vallo, Italy Erected
1093Diocese of Zagreb (Agram), Croatia Erected
1096Diocese of Waterford, Ireland Erected
1098Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance Founded
1098Titular See of Antiochia {Antioch} Erected
1098Diocese of Sodor and Man, Scotland, Great Britain United
1099Diocese of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy Erected
1100Diocese of Moray, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1103Diocese of Lund, Sweden ElevatedArchdiocese of Lund, Sweden Elevated
1106Diocese of Hólar, Iceland Erected
1109Diocese of Ely, England, Great Britain Erected
1109Diocese of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain (1109 to 1144) Erected
1112Diocese of Dolia (Doglia), Italy Erected
1114Diocese of Mondoñedo, Spain Erected
1114Diocese of Isola, Italy Erected
1114Diocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1119Diocese of Porto, Italy
Diocese of Santa Rufina, Italy
UnitedSuburbicarian See of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy United
1119Cardinal Titular Church of Porto UnitedCardinal Titular Church of Porto e Santa Rufina United
1119Diocese of Santa Giusta (Othoca), Italy Erected
1120Diocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia ElevatedArchdiocese of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia Elevated
1120Diocese of Santiago de Compostela, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, Spain Elevated
1120Order of the Canons Regular of Premontre; Norbertines Founded
1121Diocese of Catanzaro, Italy Erected
1121Diocese of Lichfield, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Coventry and Lichfield, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1122Diocese of Belcastro, Italy Erected
1123Diocese of Gardar, Greenland Erected
1123Diocese of Uppsala, Sweden Erected
1124Diocese of Caithness, Scotland, Great Britain (to 1153) Erected
1125Diocese of Bjørgvin (Bergen), Norway Territory LostDiocese of Stavanger, Norway Erected
1125Diocese of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1126Order of the Canons Regular of Premontre; Norbertines Approbation
1128Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of Agaune Founded
1128Diocese of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1129Diocese of Strengnäs (Strängnäs), Sweden Erected
1130Diocese of Leighlin, Ireland Erected
1131Diocese of Cefalù, Italy Erected
1131Order of the Holy Cross Founded
1132Diocese of Kilmacduagh, Ireland Erected
1132Diocese of Kilfenora, Ireland Erected
1133Diocese of Brugnato, Italy Erected
1134Diocese of Lebus, Germany Erected
1135Archdiocese of Kalocsa, Hungary (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1135Order of the Holy Cross Approbation
1135Diocese of Bath, England, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1137Diocese of Orkney (Kirkwall), Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1140Territorial Abbey of Santi Vincenzo ed Anastasio alle tre Fontane, Italy Erected
1140Diocese of Wollin, Germany Erected
1142Diocese of Coria, Spain Erected
1146Diocese of Tournai and Noyon, Belgium SplitDiocese of Noyon, France
Diocese of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
Split
1146Diocese of Saint-Malo, France Erected
1150Diocese of Tuam, Ireland ElevatedArchdiocese of Tuam, Ireland Elevated
1150Diocese of Cosenza, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Cosenza, Italy Elevated
1150Suburbicarian See of Ostia, Italy
Diocese of Velletri, Italy
UnitedSuburbicarian See of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy United
1150Cardinal Titular Church of Ostia
Cardinal Titular Church of Velletri
UnitedCardinal Titular Church of Ostia (e Velletri) United
1152Diocese of Dublin, Ireland ElevatedArchdiocese of Dublin, Ireland Elevated
1152Diocese of Cashel, Ireland ElevatedArchdiocese of Cashel, Ireland Elevated
1152Diocese of Armagh, Ireland ElevatedArchdiocese of Armagh, Ireland Elevated
1153Diocese of Hamar, Norway Erected
1153Diocese of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway ElevatedArchdiocese of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway Elevated
1153Diocese of Brechin, Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1158Diocese of Derry, Ireland Erected
1164Diocese of Uppsala, Sweden ElevatedArchdiocese of Uppsala, Sweden Elevated
1165Diocese of Växjö, Sweden Erected
1168Diocese of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain Erected
1168Diocese of Senj, Croatia Erected
1169Diocese of Lettere (Litterae), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy Name Changed
1172Diocese of Albarracin, Spain Erected
1175Diocese of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy Erected
1176Diocese of Monreale, Italy Erected
1176Diocese of Wollin, Germany Name ChangedDiocese of Kammin (Camin), Germany Name Changed
1179Diocese of San Marco (Argentano), Italy Erected
1183Diocese of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain Territory LostDiocese of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great Britain Erected
1189Diocese of Plasencia, Spain Erected
1190Order of the Teutonic Knights of Saint Mary’s Hospital in Jerusalem Founded
1196Diocese of Famagusta, Cyprus Erected
1196Archdiocese of Nicosia, Cyprus Erected
1196Diocese of Paphos, Cyprus Erected
1197Diocese of Belluno, Italy
Diocese of Feltre, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Belluno e Feltre, Italy United
1198Order of the Most Holy Trinity Founded
1204Diocese of Santorini {Thira}, Greece Erected
1205Archdiocese of Athenai {Athens}, Greece Erected
1206Territorial Prelature of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy Erected
1207Diocese of Milos (Melos), Greece Erected
1209Order of Friars Minor Conventual Founded
1209Order of Friars Minor Founded
1212Diocese of Zante, Greece Erected
1213Archdiocese of Candia, Greece Erected
1215Order of Saint Paul the First Hermit Founded
1216Order of Friars Preachers Approbation
1218Order of Our Lady of Mercy Founded
1219Diocese of Curland, Latvia Erected
1219Diocese of Reval (Rewel), Estonia Erected
1221Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Penance Founded
1223Order of Friars Minor Conventual Approbation
1228Diocese of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia Erected
1235Order of Our Lady of Mercy Approbation
1235Diocese of Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia Erected
1237Diocese of Barcelona, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Mallorca, Spain Erected
1243Diocese of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland Erected
1243Diocese of Pomesania (Pomezania), Poland Erected
1243Diocese of Samland (Sambia), Poland Erected
1244Order of St. Augustine Founded
1248Territorial Prelature of Altamura, Italy Erected
1248Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross Approbation
1251Diocese of Atri, Italy Erected
1252Archdiocese of Riga, Latvia Elevated
1253Diocese of Silves (Sylves), Portugal Erected
1255Diocese of Badajoz, Spain Erected
1275Diocese of Die, France
Diocese of Valence, France
UnitedDiocese of Valence and Die, France United
1276Diocese of Åbo, Finland Erected
1307Archdiocese of Cambalue (Peking), China Erected
1308Order of Saint Paul the First Hermit Approbation
1309Diocese of Rieti, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Città Ducale, Italy Erected
1310Archdiocese of Corfù, Greece Erected
1313Archdiocese of Cambalue (Peking), China Territory LostDiocese of Zaitun (Zeiton; Zaitoun), China Erected
1321Diocese of Zytomir o Zytomierz, Ukraine Erected
1321Diocese of Kyiv (Kijów), Ukraine Erected
1328Archdiocese of Colosses {Rhodes}, Greece Erected
1342Diocese of Cerenzia, Italy
Diocese of Cariati, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Cariati e Cerenzia, Italy United
1351Diocese of Telde-Canarias, Spain Erected
1357Archdiocese of Cipro (Maronite), Cyprus Erected
1358Diocese of Vladimir (Wlodzimierz), Ukraine Erected
1360Diocese of Bertinoro, Italy Erected
1361Diocese of Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina Erected
1361Diocese of Halicz (Galyc), Ukraine Erected
1362Diocese of Zaitun (Zeiton; Zaitoun), China Territory Added
1373Orden de San Jerónimo Approbation
1373Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine Erected
1375Diocese of Chełm, Poland Erected
1375Diocese of Halicz (Galyc), Ukraine ElevatedArchdiocese of Halicz (Galyc), Ukraine Elevated
1381Diocese of Ardjisch (Arges; Argesch), Romania Erected
1385Archdiocese of Cambalue (Peking), China Territory Added
1386Diocese of Cefalonia, Greece
Diocese of Zante, Greece
UnitedDiocese of Cefalonia e Zante, Greece United
1387Diocese of Sodor and Man, Scotland, Great Britain SplitDiocese of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
Diocese of Man
Split
1390Diocese of Ardjisch (Arges; Argesch), Romania Territory Added
1391Diocese of Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Diocese of Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
UnitedDiocese of Trebinje e Mrkan, Bosnia and Herzegovina United
1394Territorial Abbey of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy Erected
1400Diocese of Mykonos, Greece Erected
1404Diocese of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine Erected
1409Diocese of Tortiboli, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Lucera, Italy Territory Added
1414Archdiocese of Halicz (Galyc), Ukraine Name ChangedArchdiocese of Lviv, Ukraine Name Changed
1417Diocese of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania Erected
1418Diocese of Moldovita (Moldawitza, Suczawa), Romania Erected
1425Territorial Abbey of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy Erected
1425Diocese of Vladimir (Wlodzimierz), Ukraine SuppressedDiocese of Lutsk (Łuck), Ukraine Territory Added
1433Diocese of Montecorvino, Italy
Diocese of Vulturara, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy United
1435Order of the Minims Founded
1441Archdiocese of Torres, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Sassari, Italy Name Changed
1441Diocese of Telde-Canarias, Spain Territory Added
1447Diocese of Sarzana, Italy Erected
1452Diocese of Andria, Italy
Diocese of Montepeloso, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Andria-Montepeloso, Italy United
1460Diocese of Modruš, Croatia Erected
1460Diocese of Rossano, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Rossano, Italy Elevated
1462Diocese of Belluno e Feltre, Italy SplitDiocese of Belluno, Italy
Diocese of Feltre, Italy
Split
1466Diocese of Equilio, Italy SuppressedPatriarchate of Venezia {Venice}, Italy Territory Added
1472Diocese of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain ElevatedArchdiocese of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain Elevated
1474Diocese of Litomyšl, Czech Republic SuppressedArchdiocese of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic Territory Added
1474Order of the Minims Approbation
1477Cardinal Titular Church of San Nicola fra le Immagini Established
1479Diocese of Andria-Montepeloso, Italy SplitDiocese of Andria, Italy
Diocese of Montepeloso, Italy
Split
1483Archdiocese of Athenai {Athens}, Greece Territory Added
1485Diocese of Rubicón, Spain Name ChangedDiocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain Name Changed
1492Diocese of Almería, Spain Erected
1503Diocese of Dolia (Doglia), Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Cagliari, Italy Territory Added
1503Diocese of Santa Giusta (Othoca), Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Oristano, Italy Territory Added
1503Diocese of Ploaghe, Italy Territory Added
1503Diocese of Sorres (Sorra), Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Sassari, Italy Territory Added
1514Diocese of Sulcis, Italy Territory Added
1515Diocese of Bourg-en-Bresse, France Erected
1518Diocese of Baracoa (All Cuba), Cuba (Suffragan of Seville, Spain) Erected
1519Diocese of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico) (Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles from Santa Cruz to Dominica) Territory Added
1522Diocese of Naxos, Greece ElevatedArchdiocese of Naxos, Greece Elevated
1522Diocese of Åbo, Finland Territory Added
1523Camaldolese Hermits of Mount Corona Approbation
1524Congregation of Clerics Regular Founded
1525Order of Friars Minor Capuchin Founded
1525Diocese of Pomesania (Pomezania), Poland Territory Added
1527Diocese of Concepción de la Vega, Dominican Republic SuppressedDiocese of Santiago de Cuba Territory Added
1527Archeparchy of Damas (Maronite), Syria Erected
1527Diocese of Linköping, Sweden Territory Added
1527Diocese of Skara, Sweden Territory Added
1527Diocese of Strengnäs (Strängnäs), Sweden Territory Added
1527Diocese of Växjö, Sweden Territory Added
1527Diocese of Västerås, Sweden Territory Added
1530Clerics Regular of St. Paul Founded
1530Diocese of Gardar, Greenland Territory Added
1533Clerics Regular of St. Paul Approbation
1534Clerks Regular of Somasca Founded
1534Diocese of Bourg-en-Bresse, France Territory Added
1536Archdiocese of Lund, Sweden Territory Added
1536Diocese of Roskilde (Roeskilde), Denmark Territory Added
1536Diocese of Aarhus, Denmark Territory Added
1536Diocese of Odense, Denmark Territory Added
1536Diocese of Ribe, Denmark Territory Added
1536Diocese of Viborg, Denmark Territory Added
1536Diocese of Vestervig, Denmark Territory Added
1537Diocese of Bjørgvin (Bergen), Norway Territory Added
1537Diocese of Hamar, Norway Territory Added
1537Archdiocese of Nidaros (Trondheim), Norway Territory Added
1537Diocese of Oslo, Norway Territory Added
1537Diocese of Stavanger, Norway Territory Added
1537Diocese of Faröe Islands, Denmark Territory Added
1537Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God Founded
1540Archdiocese of Riga, Latvia Territory Added
1542Diocese of Skálholt, Iceland Territory Added
1544Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Ara Coeli Restored
1544Diocese of Kammin (Camin), Germany Territory Added
1546Archdiocese of Colosses {Rhodes}, Greece Territory Added
1547Diocese of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1547Diocese of Salpi (Salapia), Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Trani, Italy Territory Added
1550Diocese of Hólar, Iceland Territory Added
1550Diocese of Moldovita (Moldawitza, Suczawa), Romania (1550-1600) Territory Added
1551Diocese of Schleswig, Germany Territory Added
1553Eparchy of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey Erected
1553Eparchy of Mardin (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1558Archdiocese of Canterbury, England, Great Britain Territory Added
1558Diocese of Dorpat (Tartu), Estonia Territory Added
1558Diocese of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1558Diocese of Orkney (Kirkwall), Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1558Diocese of Whithorn-Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1559Diocese of Bath and Wells, England, Great Britain Territory Added
1559Diocese of Durham, England, Great Britain Territory Added
1560Archdiocese of Saint Andrews, Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1560Diocese of Ösell (Oesell) [Saare-Lääne], Estonia Territory Added
1560Diocese of Argyll (Lismore), Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1561Diocese of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala Territory LostDiocese of Comayagua, Honduras Erected
1561Diocese of Reval (Rewel), Estonia Territory Added
1563Diocese of Acci (Accia), France
Diocese of Mariana, France
UnitedDiocese of Accia and Mariana, France United
1567Prefecture Apostolic of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany Erected
1568Diocese of Man Territory Added
1570Archdiocese of Nicosia, Cyprus Territory Added
1570Diocese of Paphos, Cyprus Territory Added
1571Diocese of Svač, Serbia Territory Added
1571Diocese of Famagusta, Cyprus Territory Added
1575Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip Neri Founded
1577Archeparchy of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
1577Diocese of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1579Archdiocese of York, England, Great Britain Territory Added
1580Archdiocese of Utrecht, Netherlands Territory Added
1580Diocese of Groningen, Netherlands Territory Added
1582Order of the Ministers of the Sick Founded
1584Diocese of Lincoln, England, Great Britain Territory Added
1586Order of the Ministers of the Sick Approbation
1587Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Barbara Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of San Simeone Profeta Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Eufemia Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of San Cesareo in Palatio Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Lucia in Septisolio Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Lucia in Orphea Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of Santi Sergio e Bacco Territory Added
1587Cardinal Titular Church of San Teodoro Territory Added
1587Diocese of Haarlem, Netherlands Territory Added
1588Order of Augustinian Recollects Founded
1588Diocese of Macau, China Territory LostDiocese of Funay (Funai), Japan Erected
1591Diocese of Deventer, Netherlands Territory Added
1592Diocese of Chełm (Ruthenian), Poland Erected
1592Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia (Holland Mission), Netherlands Erected
1596Diocese of Angola e Congo, Angola Erected
1596Cardinal Titular Church of San Vitale Territory Added
1596Diocese of Włodzimierz et Brest (Ruthenian) Erected
1598Diocese of Brandenburg, Germany Territory Added
1598Diocese of Lebus, Germany Territory Added
1599Diocese of Cochin, India Territory LostArchdiocese of Angamalé, India Erected
1600Archdiocese of Angamalé, India Name ChangedArchdiocese of Cranganore (Angamala), India Name Changed
1600Cardinal Titular Church of San Cesareo in Palatio Established
1600Congregation of Pious Workers Founded
1601Congregation for Consultations of Regulars, Roman Curia UnitedCongregation for Consultations of Bishops and Other Prelates, Roman Curia United
1601Diocese of Sardica (Sredek, Sofia), Bulgaria Restored
1603Archdiocese of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain Territory Added
1606Congregation of Pious Workers Approbation
1610Agostiniani Scalzi Approbation
1611Diocese of Bacău, Romania Erected
1612Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip Neri Approbation
1616Cardinal Titular Church of San Biagio dell’Anello Territory Added
1617Order of the Pious Schools Founded
1621Congregation of Pious Workers ((from Cong. of Christian Doctrine)) Name Changed
1622Vicariate Apostolic of England, Great Britain Erected
1622Archdiocese of Magdeburg, Germany Territory Added
1625Prefecture Apostolic of Rhétie (Rezia, Rhaetia), Switzerland Erected
1627Cardinal Titular Church of San Carlo ai Catinari Territory Added
1628Mission "Sui Iuris" of Siria e Cilicia, Syria Erected
1630Archeparchy of Lviv (Armenian), Ukraine Erected
1630Diocese of Modruš, Croatia
Diocese of Senj, Croatia
UnitedDiocese of Senj (-Modruš), Croatia United
1631Diocese of Mayo, Ireland SuppressedArchdiocese of Tuam, Ireland Territory Added
1633Archdiocese of Damas (Syrian), Syria Erected
1636Diocese of Smoleńsk, Poland Erected
1637Archdiocese of Goa, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Idalcan / Deccan / Bijapur, India Erected
1638Diocese of Kyiv (Kijów), Ukraine Name ChangedDiocese of Kyiv and Chernihiv (Kijów and Czernihow), Ukraine Name Changed
1642Society of Priests of Saint Sulpice Founded
1642Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Fort Saint George, India Erected
1642Diocese of Sardica (Sredek, Sofia), Bulgaria ElevatedArchdiocese of Sardica (Sredek, Sofia), Bulgaria Elevated
1646Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands Territory Added
1648Diocese of Maillezais, France Territory Added
1648Archdiocese of Bremen (and Hamberg), Germany Territory Added
1648Diocese of Halberstadt, Germany Territory Added
1648Diocese of Lübeck, Germany Territory Added
1648Diocese of Minden, Germany Territory Added
1648Diocese of Ratzeburg, Germany Territory Added
1648Diocese of Schwerin, Germany Territory Added
1648Diocese of Verden, Germany Territory Added
1650Tribunal of Diarbekir (Amida) (Armenian), Turkey Erected
1651Prefecture Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne, French Guyana, Antilles Erected
1656Archdiocese of Dardania, Macedonia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Skopje, Macedonia Name Changed
1656Diocese of Naumburg, Germany Territory Added
1657Vicariate Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands Erected
1659Diocese of Macau, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam Erected
1659Diocese of Cochin, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Malabar, India Erected
1659Diocese of Macau, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tonking, Viet Nam Erected
1660La Société des Missions Etrangères Founded
1662Vicariate Apostolic of Siam, Thailand Erected
1662Diocese of Merseburg, Germany Territory Added
1669Vicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions, Germany (territory of Halberstadt and Verden) Territory Added
1669Vicariate Apostolic of Idalcan / Deccan / Bijapur, India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Great Mogul (Mughals), India Name Changed
1670Vicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions, Germany (territory of Provinces of Bremen and Magdeburg) Territory Added
1671Eparchy of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
1673Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary Founded
1677Eparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine Erected
1678Diocese of Kildare, Ireland
Diocese of Leighlin, Ireland
UnitedDiocese of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland United
1678Archdiocese of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria Erected
1678Diocese of Valence and Die, France SplitDiocese of Die, France
Diocese of Valence, France
Split
1683Eparchy of Saïda (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Erected
1683Archdiocese of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Erected
1684Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek) Founded
1687Archdiocese of Bosra (Melkite Greek), Syria Erected
1687Mission "Sui Iuris" of Upper Egypt, Egypt Erected
1694Diocese of Nîmes, France Territory LostDiocese of Alès (Alais), France Erected
1696Diocese of Nanking [Nanjing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kweichow [Guizhou], China Erected
1697Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek) Founded
1697Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (Melkite Greek) Founded
1699Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary Approbation
1700Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite) Founded
1700Diocese of Milos (Melos), Greece Territory Added
1701Eparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Erected
1701Congregazione Mechitarista Founded
1701Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia Erected
1703Congregation of the Holy Spirit Founded
1705Missionaries of the Company of Mary Founded
1708Archdiocese of Mardin (Armenian), Iraq Erected
1709Diocese of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), Iran Erected
1709Vicariate Apostolic of Malabar, India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Verapoly, India Name Changed
1709Vicariate Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China Territory Added
1710Eparchy of Alep (Armenian), Syria Erected
1712Diocese of Malacca, Singapore Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Islands of the Indian Ocean, Réunion Erected
1718Archdiocese of Cashel, Ireland
Diocese of Emly, Ireland
UnitedArchdiocese of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland United
1720Congregation of the Passion Founded
1727Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia (Holland Mission), Netherlands ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Batavia (Holland Mission), Netherlands Elevated
1732Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Founded
1737Vicariate Apostolic of Kweichow [Guizhou], China SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan), China Territory Added
1741Congregation of the Passion Approbation
1741Vicariate Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar Erected
1742Diocese of Saint-Claude, France Erected
1743Vicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions, Germany Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany Erected
1749Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer Approbation
1749Institut du Clergé Patriarcal de Bzommar Founded
1752Prefecture Apostolic of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles Erected
1753Eparchy of Akka (Melkite Greek), Israel Erected
1758Archdiocese of Sardica (Sredek, Sofia), Bulgaria Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria Name Changed
1762Vicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Territory Added
1763Prefecture Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon Erected
1763Diocese of Funchal, Portugal Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sénégal Erected
1774Diocese of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon Name Changed
1776Mission "Sui Iuris" of Karnatic Mission / Pondicherry, India Erected
1777Diocese of Saint-Dié, France Erected
1778Diocese of Kyiv and Chernihiv (Kijów and Czernihow), Ukraine Territory Added
1778Diocese of Zytomir o Zytomierz, Ukraine Territory Added
1781Vicariate Apostolic of Yunnan, China Territory Added
1782Diocese of Mallorca, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Menorca, Spain Erected
1783Apostolic Administration of Mozambico, Mozambique ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Mozambico, Mozambique Elevated
1783Diocese of Smoleńsk, Poland Territory Added
1785Diocese of Amadiyah (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1787Diocese of Pedena, Austria SuppressedDiocese of Trieste, Italy Territory Added
1789Diocese of Nicopoli, Bulgaria Erected
1789Archdiocese of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1789Diocese of Bacău, Romania Territory Added
1790Archdiocese of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1790Archeparchy of Mossul (Syrian), Iraq Erected
1790Diocese of Chełm, Poland Name ChangedDiocese of Chełm and Lublin, Poland Name Changed
1792Diocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory LostDiocese of Corvey, Germany Erected
1793Secretariat of State, Roman Curia Erected
1793Congregation for Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, Roman Curia Erected
1795Diocese of Włodzimierz et Brest (Ruthenian) Territory Added
1799Diocese of Wigry, Poland Erected
1800Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Founded
1801Diocese of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium SuppressedDiocese of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium Territory Added
1801Diocese of Antwerpen {Antwerp, Anvers}, Belgium SuppressedArchdiocese of Mechelen, Belgium Territory Added
1801Diocese of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium SuppressedDiocese of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium Territory Added
1801Diocese of Roermond, Netherlands Territory Added
1802Congregation of the Schools of Charity Founded
1804Diocese of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania Erected
1807Nunciature to Brazil Erected
1807Diocese of Suprasl (Ukrainian), Belarus Territory Added
1808Antonian Order of Saint Ormizda of the Chaldeans (Chaldean) Founded
1813Diocese of Scardona (Skradin), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia Territory Added
1815Oblates of the Virgin Mary Founded
1816Vicariate Apostolic of Gibraltar Erected
1817Eparchy of Beirut {Bairut} (Syrian), Lebanon Erected
1817Institute of the Josephites of Belgium Founded
1818Prefecture Apostolic of Islands of the Indian Ocean, Réunion ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bourbon, Réunion Elevated
1818Diocese of Wigry, Poland Territory Added
1818Diocese of Vulturara e Montecorvino, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Lucera, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Minori, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Amalfi, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Minervino Murge, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Andria, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Mottola (Motula), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Castellaneta, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Massa Lubrense, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Sorrento, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Martirano (Martoranum), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Nicastro, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Montemarano, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Nusco, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Monteverde, Italy SuppressedDiocese of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Scala, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Amalfi, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Belcastro, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Santa Severina, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Teramo, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Carinola (Calina), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Sessa Aurunca, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Cariati e Cerenzia, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Cariati, Italy
Archdiocese of Santa Severina, Italy
Territory Added
1818Diocese of Città Ducale, Italy SuppressedDiocese of L’Aquila, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Fondi (Fundi), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Gaeta, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Guardialfiera (Guardia), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Termoli, Italy Territory Added
1818Archdiocese of Santa Severina, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Lettere (-Gragnano), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Polignano (Polinianum), Italy SuppressedDiocese of Monopoli, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Strongoli, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Santa Severina, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Vico Equense, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Sorrento, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Santa Severina, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Torcello (Turris), Italy SuppressedPatriarchate of Venezia {Venice}, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Ravello e Scala, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Capri, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Sorrento, Italy Territory Added
1818Diocese of Kielce, Poland Territory Added
1819Prefecture Apostolic of West Indies, Antilles Erected
1820Vicariate Apostolic of Great Mogul (Mughals), India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Bombay, India Name Changed
1820Mission "Sui Iuris" of Hindustan, India ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan, India Elevated
1821Diocese of Auxerre, France Territory Added
1822Congregation of St. Basil Founded
1826Diocese of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina Erected
1828Fils de Marie Immaculée Founded
1828Institute of Charity Founded
1830Diocese of Buenos Aires, Argentina Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Montevideo, Uruguay Erected
1831Sons of Charity Founded
1832Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Saint George, India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Madras, India Name Changed
1832Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Bétharram Founded
1833Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Founded
1834Vicariate Apostolic of New Holland and Van Diemen’s Land, Australia Erected
1834Nunciature to Greece Erected
1834Diocese of São Tomé of Meliapore, India Erected
1834Vicariate Apostolic of Anhalt, Germany Erected
1835Vicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Erected
1836Congregation of the Schools of Charity Approbation
1836Mission "Sui Iuris" of Karnatic Mission / Pondicherry, India ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Pondicherry, India Elevated
1837Congregation of Holy Cross Founded
1838Archeparchy of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon Erected
1838Archdiocese of Cranganore (Angamala), India SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Verapoly, India Territory Added
1838Vicariate Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China Split
1838Vicariate Apostolic of Houkouang, China Erected
1839Diocese of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Texas, USA Erected
1839Prefecture Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Erected
1839Diocese of Ampurias e Civita, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy Name Changed
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Yorkshire District, England, Great Britain Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern District, England, Great Britain Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central District, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wales District, Wales, Great Britain Erected
1840Priestly Society of St. Joseph Benedict Cottolengo Founded
1841Prefecture Apostolic of Bourbon, Réunion Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Erected
1842Vicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of New Zealand Erected
1842Diocese of Marasc (Armenian), Turkey Erected
1843Vicariate Apostolic of Tunis, Tunisia Erected
1843Society of Saint Edmund Founded
1844Vicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1844Vicariate Apostolic of Western Oceania Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1844Diocese of Sovana (Soana), Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy Name Changed
1845Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Essington, Australia Erected
1845Diocese of Adelaide, Australia
Archdiocese of Sydney, Australia
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of King George Sounde - The Sound, Australia Erected
1845Augustinians of the Assumption Founded
1845Religieux de Saint Vincent de Paul Founded
1846Prefecture Apostolic of Two Guineas and Senegambia {Guinea Superiore e Inferiore e di Sierra Leone}, Gabon ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Two Guineas and Senegambia {Guinea Superiore e Inferiore e di Sierra Leone}, Gabon Elevated
1846Vicariate Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan, India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Agra, India Name Changed
1847Vicariate Apostolic of King George Sounde - The Sound, Australia SuppressedDiocese of Adelaide, Australia
Diocese of Perth, Australia
Territory Added
1847Prefecture Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Elevated
1848Vicariate Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands, USA Name Changed
1848Prefecture Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Elevated
1850Diocese of Durango, México Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of New Mexico, USA Erected
1850Diocese of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq Erected
1850Diocese of Trabzon (Armenian), Turkey Erected
1850Vicariate Apostolic of Madurai and Coromandel Coast, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Coimbatore, India Erected
1850Vicariate Apostolic of Madurai and Coromandel Coast, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mysore, India Erected
1850Diocese of Ancira (Angora) (Armenian), Turkey Restored
1850Vicariate Apostolic of Vizagapatam, India Erected
1850Diocese of Cesarea di Cappadocia (Armenian), Turkey Erected
1851Vicariate Apostolic of Madras, India Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hyderabad, India Erected
1852Diocese of Port-Louis, Mauritius Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Seychelles Erected
1852Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Founded
1852Diocese of Gazireh (Gezira) (Chaldean), Turkey Erected
1852Diocese of Cherson, Moldova Name ChangedDiocese of Tiraspol, Moldova Name Changed
1853Archdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran Erected
1855Carmelites of Mary Immaculate Founded
1856Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Founded
1857Vicariate Apostolic of Indian Territory East of the Rocky Mountains, USA Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kansas, USA Name Changed
1858Diocese of Seert (Chaldean), Turkey Erected
1858Diocese of Sivas {Sebaste} (Armenian), Turkey Erected
1858Paulist Fathers Founded
1859Salesians of Saint John Bosco Founded
1859Diocese of Leoben, Austria SuppressedDiocese of Seckau, Austria Territory Added
1859Diocese of Tokat {Toqat} (Armenian), Turkey Erected
1862Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Founded
1863Diocese of Gazireh (Gezira) (Syrian), Turkey Erected
1866Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
Diocese of Lutsk and Zhytomyr (Łuck and Zytomierz), Ukraine
UnitedDiocese of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), Ukraine United
1867Congregation of St. Basil Approbation
1867Archeparchy of Constantinople (Istanbul) (Armenian), Turkey UnitedPatriarchate of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon United
1868Diocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Arizona, USA Erected
1868Diocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Colorado and Utah, USA Erected
1868Prefecture Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan Erected
1868Nunciature to Turkey Erected
1868Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) Founded
1868Diocese of Bełz (Ruthenian), Poland
Diocese of Chełm (Ruthenian), Poland
UnitedDiocese of Chełm and Bełz (Ruthenian), Poland United
1870Vicariate Apostolic of Colorado and Utah, USA Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Colorado, USA Name Changed
1870Vicariate Apostolic of Western Bengal, India Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Central Bengal, India Erected
1871Oblates of St. Francis de Sales Founded
1874Salesians of Saint John Bosco Approbation
1877Diocese of Brisbane, Australia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Queensland, Australia Erected
1880Diocese of Arequipa, Peru Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tarapacá, Chile Erected
1880Vicariate Apostolic of Nyanza, Uganda Name Changed
1880Prefecture Apostolic of Seychelles ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Seychelles Elevated
1880Vicariate Apostolic of Punjab, India Erected
1881Mission "Sui Iuris" of Antofagasta, Chile Erected
1881Archdiocese of Bosra (Melkite Greek), Syria Name ChangedArchdiocese of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria Name Changed
1881Nunciature to India Erected
1883Vicariate Apostolic of Nyanza, Uganda Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, Uganda Name Changed
1884Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Patagonia {Patagonia Settentrionale}, Argentina Erected
1885Eparchy of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt Erected
1887Archdiocese of San Francisco, California, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Utah, USA Erected
1887Mission "Sui Iuris" of Antofagasta, Chile ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Antofagasta, Chile Elevated
1887Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo Founded
1887Diocese of Eastern Bengal, India Name ChangedDiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh Name Changed
1887Diocese of Central Bengal, India Name ChangedDiocese of Krishnagar, India Name Changed
1887Missionary Servants of the Poor Founded
1890Mission "Sui Iuris" of Rajputana, India Erected
1891Vicariate Apostolic of Arizona, USA (El Paso County in Texas) Territory LostDiocese of Dallas, Texas, USA Territory Added
1891Prefecture Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sahara and Sudan Elevated
1891Mission "Sui Iuris" of Rajputana, India ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Rajputana, India Elevated
1892Diocese of Dallas, Texas, USA (Counties of El Paso, Hudspeth, and Culberson) Territory Added
1892St. Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart Founded
1892Prefecture Apostolic of Bettiah, India Erected
1892Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian), Palestine Erected
1894Diocese of Popayán, Colombia
Archdiocese of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
Territory LostDiocese of Tolima, Colombia Erected
1895Diocese of Newport and Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
Diocese of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wales, Wales, Great Britain Erected
1895Diocese of Newport and Menevia, Wales, Great Britain Name ChangedDiocese of Newport, Wales, Great Britain Name Changed
1895Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy Family Founded
1896Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Rochester, New York, USA (Counties of Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, and Tioga) Territory Added
1898Vicariate Apostolic of Madagascar, Madagascar Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central Madagascar {Madagascar Centrale}, Madagascar Name Changed
1898Prefecture Apostolic of Uélé / Wellé, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1898Xaverian Missionary Fathers Founded
1898Mission "Sui Iuris" of I-li o Kul-Dia, China Erected
1898Franciscan Friars of the Atonement Founded
1899Territorial Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy Erected
1899Instituto Español de San Francisco Javier para Misiones Extranjeras Founded
1900Mission "Sui Iuris" of Lunda, Angola Erected
1900Missionary Society of St. Paul Founded
1900Congregation of the Holy Family of Nazareth of Blessed Father Piamarta Founded
1901Diocese of Panamá (from Bogot  (Columbia) to Cartagena) Metropolitan Changed
1901Consolata Missionaries Founded
1902Nunciature to Philippines Erected
1902Nunciature to Brazil (Internuncio to Nuncio) Elevated
1903Sons of Divine Providence Founded
1904Nunciature to México Erected
1906Mission "Sui Iuris" of Cunène, Angola Erected
1907Poveri Servi della Divina Provvidenza Founded
1908Diocese of Temuco, Chile (as Territory to become a Diocese in the future) Established
1908Congregation for Universal Inquisition, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation of the Holy Office, Roman Curia Name Changed
1908Roman Rota, Roman Curia Erected
1908Congregation for Consultations of Bishops and Other Prelates, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation of the Affairs of Religious, Roman Curia Name Changed
1908St. Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill Hill Approbation
1908Congregation of Servants of Charity Founded
1909Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries Founded
1909Oblates of Saint Joseph Approbation
1911Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America Founded
1913Diocese of Talca, Chile (as Territory to become a Diocese in the future) Established
1915Archdiocese of Medellín, Colombia Erected
1916Diocese of Chillán, Chile (as Territory to become a Diocese in the future) Established
1917Missionary Society of St. Columban Founded
1917Apostolic Exarchate of Russia (Russian) Erected
1918Vicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in Orange, South Africa Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in South Africa {nell’Africa Meridionale}, South Africa Name Changed
1918Scarboro Foreign Mission Society Founded
1918Prefecture Apostolic of Bettiah, India Territory Added
1918Sons of Charity Founded
1919Order of Imitation of Christ Founded
1920Nunciature to Czechoslovakia Erected
1920Society of Divine Vocations Founded
1921Vicariate Apostolic of Kivu, Burundi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Urundi and Kivu, Burundi Name Changed
1921Prefecture Apostolic of Rhétie (Rezia, Rhaetia), Switzerland SuppressedDiocese of Chur, Switzerland Territory Added
1921Congregation of Saint Michael the Archangel Founded
1922Mission "Sui Iuris" of I-li o Kul-Dia, China Territory Added
1924Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sinú, Colombia Erected
1924Sons of Charity Approbation
1926Apostolic Exarchate of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria Erected
1926Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus Founded
1927Diocese of Mallorca y Ibiza, Spain SplitDiocese of Ibiza, Spain
Diocese of Mallorca, Spain
Split
1927Vincentian Congregation (Syro-Malabarese) Founded
1928Congregation of Servants of Charity Approbation
1928Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity Founded
1930Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America Approbation
1930Titular See of Druzipara Name ChangedTitular See of Drizipara Name Changed
1931Congregation of Rural Catechists Approbation
1931Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower” Founded
1932St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign Missions Founded
1933Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament Founded
1935Titular See of Evaria Name ChangedTitular See of Euroea in Phoenicia Name Changed
1939Glenmary Home Missioners Founded
1941Society of Saint Cajetan Founded
1944Misioneros de la Natividad de María Founded
1946Territorial Abbey of Saint-Maurice et Saint-Maur de Clervaux {Santi Maurizio e Mauro di Clervaux}, Luxembourg Territory Added
1948Pontifical Commission of Social Communications, Roman Curia Erected
1948Delegation to Persia Name ChangedDelegation to Iran Name Changed
1952Servants of the Holy Paraclete Founded
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Kampala, Uganda ElevatedDiocese of Kampala, Uganda Elevated
1953Mission "Sui Iuris" of Siria e Cilicia, Syria Territory Added
1954Missionaries of the Divine Redeemer Founded
1956Territorial Prelature of Bananal, Brazil Territory Added
1956Clerical Society of the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles Founded
1958Congregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor Founded
1959Delegation to Iran ElevatedNunciature to Iran Elevated
1963Archdiocese of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostApostolic Administration of Mbuji-Mayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1964Titular See of Alexandria {Alessandria} Territory Added
1964Titular See of Antiochia {Antioch} Territory Added
1967Congregation of the Affairs of Religious, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for Religious and Secular Institutes, Roman Curia Name Changed
1967Congregation of Seminaries and Universities, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation of Catholic Education, Roman Curia Name Changed
1967Congregation of Ceremonies, Roman Curia Territory Added
1967Congregation of the Basilica of St. Peter, Roman Curia Name ChangedFabric of St. Peter, Roman Curia Name Changed
1968Canons Regular of the Congregation of Saint Victor Founded
1969Congregation of Rites, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Causes of Saints, Roman Curia Name Changed
1971Mission "Sui Iuris" of Drisdale River, Australia Name ChangedMission "Sui Iuris" of Kalumburu, Australia Name Changed
1971Sodalicio de Vida Cristiana Founded
1972Archdiocese of Sivas {Sebaste} (and Tokat {Toqat}) (Armenian), Turkey Territory Added
1977Territorial Abbey of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA SuppressedDiocese of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Territory Added

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