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1571Order of the Hospitallers of Saint John of God Approbation
1604Diocese of Arkadi, Greece SuppressedDiocese of Mylopotamos, Greece Territory Added
1944Diocese of Malta ElevatedArchdiocese of Malta Elevated
1944Diocese of Gozo, Malta (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedDiocese of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe ElevatedDiocese of Gwelo, Zimbabwe Elevated
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe ElevatedArchdiocese of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Elevated
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Kengtung, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Kengtung, Myanmar Elevated
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Mandalay, Myanmar ElevatedArchdiocese of Mandalay, Myanmar Elevated
1955Prefecture Apostolic of Ogoja, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Ogoja, Nigeria Elevated
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Rangoon, Myanmar (Bassein, Henzada, and Myaungmya) Territory LostDiocese of Bassein, Myanmar Erected
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Toungoo, Myanmar ElevatedDiocese of Toungoo, Myanmar Elevated
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Rangoon, Myanmar ElevatedArchdiocese of Rangoon, Myanmar Elevated
1971Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (Schlüchtern) Territory LostDiocese of Rottenburg, Germany Territory Added
1975Prefecture Apostolic of Guinea Portoghese, Guinea-Bissau Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Bissau Name Changed
1976Archdiocese of Goa e Damão, India (No longer a metropolitan) Elevated
1976Diocese of Macau, China (from Goa e Damão) Metropolitan Changed
1976Diocese of Díli, Timor-Leste (from Goa e Damão) Metropolitan Changed
1977Territorial Abbey of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA SuppressedDiocese of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Territory Added
1989Labour Office of the Apostolic See, Roman Curia Established
1990Diocese of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy (S. Donato and S. Maria in Val d'Abisso (both in Piobbico)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy Territory Added
1993Nunciature to Czechoslovakia SplitNunciature to Czech Republic
Nunciature to Slovakia
1994Diocese of San Severo, Italy (Convento Maria di Stignano (in S. Marco)) Territory LostArchdiocese of Foggia-Bovino, Italy Territory Added
1998Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate Approbation
2012Personal Ordinariate of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA Erected
2017Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, Roman Curia
Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia
Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, Roman Curia
Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Roman Curia
EstablishedDicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Roman Curia Established


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