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1664Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria della Scala Established
1838Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Oceania, Pacific (Oceania) (added New Zealand, Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji) Territory Added
1889Diocese of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia UnitedDiocese of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia United
1913Diocese of Tarbes et Lourdes, France Name ChangedDiocese of Tarbes et Lourdes, France Name Changed
1935Vicariate Apostolic of Verapaz and Petén, Guatemala ElevatedDiocese of Verapaz, Cobán, Guatemala Elevated
1944Vicariate Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, Canada (Fort Nelson)
Vicariate Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert, Canada (North)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Erected
1944Vicariate Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, Canada (Fort St. John)
Vicariate Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert, Canada (South)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada Erected
1950Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA (Worcester county) Territory LostDiocese of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Erected
1958Territorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú, Brazil (Carolina, Amarante, Imperatriz, Montes Altos, Porto Franco, and Presidente Vargas) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Carolina, Maranhão, Brazil Erected
1958Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Concordia, Ita, and Seára)
Territorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil (Chapecó, Descanso, Dionisio Cerqueira, Itapiranga, Mondai, Palmitos, São Carlos, São Miguel d'Oeste, Xanxerê, and Xaxim (all in St. Catherine))
Territory LostDiocese of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1958Territorial Prelature of Palmas, Brazil (Palmas, Barracão, Bituruna, Capanema, Chopinzinho, Clevelândia, Coronel Vivida, Francisco Beltrão, Mangueirinha, Pato Branco, and Santo Antonio (all in Paranensi)) ElevatedDiocese of Palmas, Brazil Elevated
1984Vicariate Apostolic of Military, USA ElevatedMilitary Ordinariate of United States of America, Military Elevated
1988Diocese of Covington, Kentucky, USA (Bath, Bell, Bourbon, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Clark, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Garrard, Greenup, Harlan, Jackson, Jessimine, Johnson, Knot, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Manifee, Montgo...)
Archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, USA (Anderson, Boyle, Lincoln, McCreary, Mercer, Pulaski, and Wayne)
Territory LostDiocese of Lexington, Kentucky, USA Erected
2012Diocese of Mahenge, Tanzania (Kilombero) Territory LostDiocese of Ifakara, Tanzania Erected


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