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1545Archdiocese of Braga, Portugal Territory LostDiocese of Miranda (do Douro), Portugal Erected
1870Diocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador
Archdiocese of Quito, Ecuador
Territory LostDiocese of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador Erected
1912Vicariate Apostolic of Brownsville, Texas, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Territory LostDiocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang], China Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian], China Erected
1968Diocese of Palo, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Maasin, Philippines Erected
1968Diocese of Sorsogon, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Masbate, Philippines Erected
1970Diocese of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1972Diocese of Meerut, India Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1972Prefecture Apostolic of Raipur, India Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1994Diocese of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Arašatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
2006Diocese of Raigarh, India Territory LostDiocese of Jashpur, India Erected


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