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1591Archdiocese of Brindisi, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Oria, Italy Erected
1860Diocese of Saint John in New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada Erected
1894Vicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in Orange, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Basutoland, Lesotho Erected
1897Vicariate Apostolic of Arizona, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Territory LostDiocese of Tucson, Arizona, USA Erected
1909Vicariate Apostolic of Upper French Congo {Congo Francese Superiore} o Ubanghi, Congo Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic Erected
1924Ordinariate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania ElevatedApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania Elevated
1924Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania Erected
1937Archdiocese of Riga, Latvia (Courland and Semigallia) Territory LostDiocese of Liepāja, Latvia Erected
1937Archdiocese of Riga, Latvia (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi (Northern part up to the river Dwangwa) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Nyassa, Malawi Erected
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Tingchow [Changting], China ElevatedDiocese of Changting [Tingchow], China Elevated
1951Territorial Prelature of Beatissima Vergine Maria del Rosario, Italy Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy Name Changed
1955Prefecture Apostolic of AysÚn, Chile ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of AysÚn, Chile Elevated
1955Archdiocese of Nagpur, India (Amravati, Akola, Yeotmal, Buldana, Nander, Parbhana, and Aurungabad) Territory LostDiocese of Amravati, India Erected
1955Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya (Coast, and the Islands of Zanziabr and Pemba) Territory LostDiocese of Mombasa e Zanzibar, Kenya Erected
1955Diocese of Ajmer, India (Multan) Territory LostDiocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan Territory Added
1955Diocese of Multan, Pakistan (Dera Ismail and Bhakkar) Territory LostDiocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan Territory Added
1969Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia EstablishedCongregation for Divine Worship, Roman Curia Established


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