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1517Cardinal Titular Church of San Tommaso in Parione Established
1517Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria in Ara Coeli Established
1770Archdiocese of Évora, Portugal Territory LostDiocese of Beja, Portugal Erected
1817Diocese of Chambéry, France ElevatedArchdiocese of Chambéry, France Elevated
1817Archdiocese of Arles, France Restored
1817Diocese of Auxerre, France Restored
1841Prefecture Apostolic of Texas, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Texas, USA Erected
1883Diocese of Musc (Armenian), Armenia Erected
1885Diocese of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada Territory LostDiocese of Nicolet, Québec, Canada Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Suifu [Yibin], China (Tachow, Mingshan, PuMañg, Tanning, Hungya, KiaMang, Omei, Opien, YungMng, and Lushan) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yachow, China Erected
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Kafiristan e Kashmir, Pakistan ElevatedDiocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan Elevated
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Gabon, Gabon Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Libreville, Gabon Name Changed
1947Prefecture Apostolic of Taming [Daming], China ElevatedDiocese of Daming [Taming], China Elevated
1947Vicariate Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar (Antsohiby, Befandriana, and parts of Analalava and Bealanana) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ambanja, Madagascar Territory Added
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia (Islands of Bali and Lombok) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Denpasar, Indonesia Erected
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia (Fort-Rosebery and Kawambwa) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Rosebery, Zambia Erected
1952Vicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kasama, Zambia Name Changed
1952Prefecture Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal Elevated
1957Diocese of Cartagena (en España) (Euercal-Overa)
Archdiocese of Granada, Spain (Berja and Laujar)
Diocese of Guadix, Spain (Piñara, Alba, Abrucena, Doña María, Escullar, and Ocaña)
Territory LostDiocese of Almería, Spain Territory Added
1957Diocese of Málaga, Spain (Zaf arraya, Almendral, and Ventas de Zafarraya) Territory LostArchdiocese of Granada, Spain Territory Added
1958Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania ElevatedArcheparchy of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA Elevated
1958Apostolic Exarchate of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA ElevatedEparchy of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA Elevated
1965Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA (Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo, and Starr) Territory LostDiocese of Brownsville, Texas, USA Erected
1993Territorial Prelature of Alto Paraná, Paraguay ElevatedDiocese of Alto Paraná, Paraguay Elevated
1995Diocese of Guwahati, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Guwahati, India Elevated
1995Diocese of Imphal, India ElevatedArchdiocese of Imphal, India Elevated
1995Archdiocese of Jos, Nigeria (Kaura, Jema'a, and Jaba)
Archdiocese of Kaduna, Nigeria (Kaum, Lere, and Zangón Kataf)
Territory LostDiocese of Kafanchan, Nigeria Erected
1995Diocese of Makurdi, Nigeria (Otukpo, Ado, Apa, Ogbadibo, Oju, and Okpokwu) Territory LostDiocese of Otukpo, Nigeria Erected
1995Diocese of Dibrugarh, India (from Shillong) Metropolitan Changed
1995Diocese of Diphu, India (from Shillong) Metropolitan Changed
1995Diocese of Tezpur, India (from Shillong) Metropolitan Changed
1995Diocese of Kohima, India (from Shillong) Metropolitan Changed
1996Nunciature to Turkmenistan Established
2019Territorial Prelature of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Diocese of Miracema do Tocantins, Brazil (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
2019Territorial Prelature of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil (Araguaçu, Caseara, Chapada de Areia, Cristalândia, Divinópolis, Dorilândia, Dueré, Formoso do Araguaia, Lagoa da Confusão, Marianópolis, Monte Santo do Tocantins, Nova Roslândia, Paraíso do Tocantins, Pium, Pugmil, and Sandolândia (all in Tocantini) and B) Elevated


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