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1119Order of Cistercians Approbation
1517Diocese of Bisaccia, Italy
Diocese of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy United
1597Congregation of Christian Doctrine Approbation
1729Diocese of Beograd {Belgrade}, Serbia
Diocese of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
UnitedDiocese of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia United
1748Archdiocese of Torino {Turin}, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Pinerolo, Italy Erected
1801Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria Established
1801Cardinal Titular Church of San Matteo in Merulana Territory Added
1899Vicariate Apostolic of Southeastern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Orientale}, China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Orientale}, China Erected
1931Territorial Abbey of Lindi, Tanzania Name ChangedTerritorial Abbey of Peramiho, Tanzania Name Changed
1941Vicariate Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Medan, Indonesia Name Changed
1944Diocese of Concordia, Kansas, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Salina, Kansas, USA Name Changed
1963Archeparchy of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine (became a Major Archdiocese) Elevated
1967Territorial Prelature of Huehuetenango, Guatemala ElevatedDiocese of Huehuetenango, Guatemala Elevated
1992Archdiocese of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania UnitedArchdiocese of Durrës-Tiranë, Albania United
1997Archdiocese of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Amparo, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Amparo, Aguas de Lindóia, Holambra, Itapira, Jaguariúna, Lindóia, Mogi Mirim, Monte Alegre do Sul, Pedreira, Santo Antonio de Posse, and Serra Negra) Erected
1997Diocese of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Diocese of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Juína, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Juina, Castanheira, Juruena, Cotriguaçu, Aripuana, and Brasnorte) Erected
1997Diocese of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Diocese of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Diocese of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Paranatinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Paranatinga, Nova Brasilândia, Planalto da Serra, Campinápolis, Novo Sao Joaquim, and Gaucha do Norte) Erected
2000Delegation to Djibouti ElevatedNunciature to Djibouti Elevated
2013Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), Australia Erected


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