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1648Diocese of La Rochelle, France Erected
1688Vicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions, Germany (territory of Denmark and Sweden) Territory Added
1846Prefecture Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia Erected
1847Vicariate Apostolic of Texas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Galveston, Texas, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Erected
1852Diocese of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Elevated
1888Diocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA Elevated
1888Vicariate Apostolic of Aden, Yemen Erected
1898Vicariate Apostolic of Pontiac, Ontario, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Elevated
1899Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Siam {Siam Orientale}, Thailand Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Laos Erected
1910Vicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in Western Australia Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Drisdale River, Australia Erected
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
Vicariate Apostolic of Marianne and Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Marianne, Caroline, and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) United
1923Diocese of Osaka, Japan Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hiroshima, Japan Erected
1959Diocese of Nagasaki, Japan ElevatedArchdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan Elevated
1968Prefecture Apostolic of Kashmir and Jammu, India Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Jammu and Kashmir, India Name Changed
2002Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
Diocese of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Territory LostDiocese of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine Erected
2002Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine Territory LostDiocese of Odessa-Simferopol, Ukraine Erected
2017Delegation to Myanmar ElevatedNunciature to Myanmar Elevated


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