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1520Diocese of Santa María de La Antigua del Darién, Panama Name ChangedDiocese of Panamá Name Changed
1847Vicariate Apostolic of Mauritius ElevatedDiocese of Port-Louis, Mauritius Elevated
1851Diocese of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada Name Changed
1922Delegation to Southern Africa (Cape, Orange, Natal, and Transvaal along with Basutoland and Bechuanaland) Established
1925Delegation to Antilles Established
1926Congregration of Jesus the Priest Founded
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang], China (Middle and right bank of the Yangtse Kiang river) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kichow [Qichun], China Territory Added
1965Congregation of the Holy Office, Roman Curia Name ChangedCongregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Roman Curia Name Changed
1965Nunciature to Indonesia (to Nunciature) Elevated
1983Delegation to Laos and Malaysia SplitDelegation to Malaysia and Brunei
Delegation to Laos
1996Archdiocese of Durrës-Tiranë, Albania
Territorial Abbey of Shën Llezhri i Oroshit (Orosh), Albania
Territory LostDiocese of Rrëshen, Albania (Rrëshen (Mirdita), Burrel, Bulquize, and Peshkopi) Erected
2002Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Parañaque, Las Piñas, and Muntinlupa) Territory LostDiocese of Parañaque, Philippines Erected
2002Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines (Kalookan City North and part of Quezon City) Territory LostDiocese of Novaliches, Philippines Erected
2005Diocese of Tezpur, India (Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papum Pare, Upper Subasini, Lower Subasini, Kurung Kamey, West Siang, East Siang, and Upper Siang) Territory LostDiocese of Itanagar, India Erected
2005Diocese of Dibrugarh, India (Tirap, Changlang, Lohit, Anjaw, Lower Dibang Valley, and Upper Dibang Valley) Territory LostDiocese of Miao, India Erected
2006Archdiocese of Paderborn, Germany (St. Teresa of Jesus Infante (in Evingsen)) Territory LostDiocese of Essen, Germany Territory Added


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