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1725Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria ad Martyres Established
1727Vicariate Apostolic of Scotland, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Highland District, Scotland, Great Britain
Vicariate Apostolic of Lowland District, Scotland, Great Britain
Name Changed
1816Society of Mary Founded
1847Vicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1847Patriarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine Erected
1864Salesians of Saint John Bosco Decretum Laudis
1875Archdiocese of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece Erected
1915Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America Decretum Laudis
1930Vicariate Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Hengchow [Hengyang], China Erected
1930Prefecture Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1965Diocese of Calabozo, Venezuela
Archdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela
Territory LostDiocese of Barinas, Venezuela Erected
1965Diocese of Maracaibo, Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Cabimas, Venezuela Erected
1965Archdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela Territory LostDiocese of Los Teques, Venezuela Erected
1973Diocese of Osnabrück, Germany Territory LostApostolic Administration of Schwerin, Germany Erected
1973Archdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory LostApostolic Administration of Magdeburg, Germany Erected
1973Diocese of Fulda, Germany
Diocese of Würzburg, Germany
Territory LostApostolic Administration of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany Erected
1978Nunciature to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles Established
1991Archdiocese of Madrid, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Alcalá de Henares, Spain
Diocese of Getafe, Spain
1991Archdiocese of Madrid, Spain (became a Metropolitan) Elevated


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