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1541Diocese of Cuzco, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Lima, Peru Erected
1821Diocese of Ostuni, Italy SuppressedArchdiocese of Brindisi, Italy Territory Added
1848Nunciature to Spain Restored
1876Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Indian Territory, Oklahoma, USA Erected
1890Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Approbation
1949Archdiocese of Paraíba, Brazil (Texeira, Batalhao, Monteiro, Sumé, Garoà, Itamorotinga, Caraïbeiras, Cabaceiras, Ibiapinopolis, Picui, Pedra Lavrada, Cuité, Esperança, Alagôa Nova, N. S. da Gonceiçâo, N. S. da Rosario, Iofili, Tataguassú, and Fagundes) Territory LostDiocese of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil Erected
1949Diocese of Tricarico, Italy (Montalbano Jónico and Craco) Territory LostDiocese of Anglona-Tursi, Italy Territory Added
1971Diocese of Banaras, India Name ChangedDiocese of Varanasi, India Name Changed
1971Diocese of Grenoble, France (Colombier-Saugnieu) Territory LostArchdiocese of Lyon (-Vienne), France Territory Added
1974Archdiocese of Endeh, Indonesia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Ende, Indonesia Name Changed
1974Diocese of Manokwari, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia Name Changed
1978Diocese of Massa Marittima, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Massa Marittima-Piombino, Italy Name Changed
1978Titular See of Populonia Established
2003Diocese of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia (Albania, Barbosa, Bolivar, Chipatá, El Guacamayo, El Peñón, Guavatá, Güepsa, Jesús María, La Aguada, La Belleza, La Paz, Lándazuri, Puente Nacional, San Benito, Santa Elena, Sucre, and Vélez) Territory LostDiocese of Vélez, Colombia Erected


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