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1791Istituto dei Sacerdoti del Cuore di Gesù Founded
1859Diocese of London, Ontario, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Sandwich, Ontario, Canada Name Changed
1916Diocese of Comayagua, Honduras Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
1916Diocese of Comayagua, Honduras ElevatedArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Name Changed and Diocese raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
1921Société des Missions-Étrangères Founded
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Siberia, Russian Federation (Primorskaia Oliasti and Amurshia Oblasti along with Russian part of Sakalin island) Territory LostDiocese of Vladivostok, Russian Federation Erected
1928Rosarian Fathers Founded
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana (Kingdom of Ashanti) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kumasi, Ghana Erected
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia (Eastern part) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia Erected
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Monrovia, Liberia Name Changed
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Karema, Tanzania (Unyamwanga)
Vicariate Apostolic of Mbeya, Tanzania (Unyamwanga)
Territory Added
1952Istituto dei Sacerdoti del Cuore di Gesù Approbation
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe (Melsetter and Chipinga)
Vicariate Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe (Inyange, Matoni, and Umtali)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Umtali, Zimbabwe Erected
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe (Gwelo and Selukwe) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe Territory Added
1956Diocese of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil (Islands of Ariranhas, Tibiricá, do Bio Verde, Carolina, Manuel Hörnern, Dr. Carlos Botelho, and Bandeirantes) Territory LostDiocese of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory Added
1965Diocese of Mondovi, Italy (Saint John the Baptist in Nasino) Territory LostDiocese of Albenga, Italy Territory Added
1980Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Canela, Campo Bom, Dois Irmâos, Estancia Velha, Gramado, Igrejinha, Ivoti, Nova Petrópolis, Nova Hamburg, Rolante, São Leopoldo, Sapiranga, Taquara, and Tres Coroas, along with Santo Antonio) Territory LostDiocese of Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1996Diocese of Camagüey, Cuba (Ciego de Ávila and Sancti Spiritus) Territory LostDiocese of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba Erected
1998Delegation to Malaysia and Brunei SplitDelegation to Malaysia
Delegation to Brunei Darussalam
2017Diocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh ElevatedArchdiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Elevated
2017Diocese of Khulna, Bangladesh (from Dhaka) Metropolitan Changed
2017Diocese of Barisal, Bangladesh (from Dhaka) Metropolitan Changed
2022Archdiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador (Cities of Santa Elena, La Liberdad, Salinas, and Playas and the towns of El Morro, Posorja, and Progreso) Territory LostDiocese of Santa Elena, Ecuador Erected
2022Archdiocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador (Cities of Daule, Balzar, Colimes, El Empalme, Isidro Ayora, Lomas de Sargentillo, Nobol, Palestina, Pedro Carbo, Samborondón, Santa Lucía, and Salitre) Territory LostDiocese of Daule, Ecuador Erected


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