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1823Diocese of Chur, Switzerland Name ChangedDiocese of Chur-Sankt Gallen, Switzerland Name Changed
1874Presentation Brothers Decretum Laudis
1879Vicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Zambese, Zimbabwe Erected
1900Diocese of Olinda, Brazil (Alagoas) Territory LostDiocese of Alagôas, Brazil Erected
1921Vicariate Apostolic of Sahara of French Sudan {Sahara nel Sudan Francese}, Mali SplitVicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali
Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco (Area under French control) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rabat, Morocco Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Ningpo [Ningbo], China (Chuchow, Sungyang, Lungchuan, Tsingtien, Yünhwo, Kingning, Suanping, Suichong, Kingyuan, and Tsinyun) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chuchow, China Erected
1936Diocese of Jaro o Santa Elisabetta, Philippines (Maestre de Campo)
Diocese of Lipa, Philippines (Lubang, islands located in front of Calapan, Bacò, and Puerto Galera; island of Apo; islands of Hin, Remirara, Sibay, and Caluyo, islands of Masin, Tambazon, and Buyallao)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mindoro, Philippines Erected
1944Archdiocese of Salta, Argentina (Susques) Territory LostDiocese of Jujuy, Argentina Territory Added
1944Archdiocese of Salta, Argentina (Antofagasta de la Sierra) Territory LostDiocese of Catamarca, Argentina Territory Added
1953Diocese of Ariano, Italy (Corsaro with Castello Corsaro, the Contrada of S. Giacomo and the Contrada of Corsaro along with S. Nicolai) Territory LostArchdiocese of Benevento, Italy Territory Added
1953Archdiocese of Benevento, Italy (S. Maria ad Nives in Morrone in Bonito) Territory LostDiocese of Ariano, Italy Territory Added
1954Archdiocese of Acerenza e Matera, Italy SplitArchdiocese of Acerenza, Italy
Archdiocese of Matera, Italy
1954Diocese of Venosa, Italy (from Acerenza e Matera) Metropolitan Changed
1954Diocese of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy (from Salerno (-Acerno)) Metropolitan Changed
1954Diocese of Muro Lucano, Italy (from Conza e Campagna) Metropolitan Changed
1954Diocese of Anglona-Tursi, Italy (from Acerenza e Matera) Metropolitan Changed
1954Diocese of Tricarico, Italy (from Acerenza e Matera) Metropolitan Changed
1956Diocese of Kansas City, Missouri, USA (Counties of: Saline, Pettis, Cooper, Benton, Morgan, Moniteau, Hickory, Camden, and Miller)
Diocese of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA (Counties of: Putnam, Schuyler, Scotland, Clark, Sullivan, Adair, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Shelby, Marion, Chariton, Randolph, Monroe, and Raleigh)
Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (Counties of: Howard, Boone, Audrain, Pike, Callaway, Montgomery, Cole, Osage, Gasconade, Maries, Pulaski, Phelps, and Crawford)
Territory LostDiocese of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA Erected
1956Diocese of Savannah-Atlanta, Georgia, USA SplitDiocese of Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Northern part with the border being the counties: Richmond, Jefferson, Glascock, Wilkinson, Washington, Twiggs, Bibb, Crawford, Taylor, Talbot, and Harris)
Diocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA
1956Diocese of Kansas City, Missouri, USA (Counties of: Cedar, Polk, Dallas, Laclede, Barton, Dade, Greene, Webster, Wright, Jasper, Lawrence, Newton, Barry, Stone, Christian, Douglas, Donald, Taney, and the Ozarks)
Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (Counties of: Dent, Iron, Texas, Shannon, Reynolds, Madison, Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Howell, Oregon, Carter, Ripley, Wayne, Butler, Stoddard, Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid, Dunklin, and Pemiscott)
Territory LostDiocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA Erected
1956Diocese of Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Diocese of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
UnitedDiocese of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA United
1956Diocese of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil (Itapetim, São José do Egito, Tabira, Afogados da Ingázeira, Carnaíba, Flores, Triunfo, Serra Talhada, and São José do Belmonte) Territory LostDiocese of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1962Archdiocese of Calcutta, India (Dhanbad, Purulia, and Eastern half of Singbhum)
Archdiocese of Ranchi, India (Western half of Singbhum)
Territory LostDiocese of Jamshedpur, India Erected
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedDiocese of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1962Diocese of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Mahagi and Aru) Territory LostDiocese of Mahagi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Yola, Nigeria ElevatedDiocese of Yola, Nigeria Elevated
1969Diocese of Chantaburi, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Chanthaburi, Thailand Name Changed
1969Diocese of Chieng-Mai, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Chiang Mai, Thailand Name Changed
1969Diocese of Nakhorn-Sawan, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Nakhon Sawan, Thailand Name Changed
1969Diocese of Nakhorn-Rajasima, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Name Changed
1969Diocese of Udonthani, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Udon Thani, Thailand Name Changed
1969Diocese of Ubon, Thailand Name ChangedDiocese of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand Name Changed
1971Diocese of Huelva, Spain (Latin name changed from Huelvensis) Name Changed
1984Prefecture Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador Elevated
1984Prefecture Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador Elevated
1984Archdiocese of Luanda, Angola (Cabinda) Territory LostDiocese of Cabinda, Angola Erected
1988Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”, Roman Curia Established
2008Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Montenegro, Alto Feliz, Barão, Bom Princípio, Bom Retiro do Sul, Brochier, Capela de Santana, Colinas, Estrela, Fazenda Vila Nova, Feliz, Harmonia, Linha Nova, Maratá, Pareci Novo, Paverama, Poço das Antas, Portão, Roca Sales, Salvador do Sul, São José...) Territory LostDiocese of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected


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