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1927Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord Founded
1931Prefecture Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe (Bubi, Bulalima-Mangwe, Bulawayo, Insiza, Matopo, Hyamandlovu, Unzinwane, Wankie, and part of Gwanda) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Erected
1931Archdiocese of Calcutta, India (Godda along with Deoghaz and Sarawan) Territory LostDiocese of Patna, India Territory Added
1939Diocese of Yokohama, Japan (Gumma, Tochigi, Haralci, and Saitama) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Urawa, Japan Erected
1957Vicariate Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators {Arcipelago dei Navigatori}, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Isole Samoa e Tokelau, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
1966Nunciature to United Arab Republic (as Internunciature) Elevated
1992Diocese of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México (Tlapa, Alcozauca, Alpoyeca, Atlamajalcingo dei Monte, Atlixtàc, Copanatoyac, Cualàc, Huamuxtitlàn, Malinaltepec, Metlatonoc, Olinalà, Tlacoapa, Tlalixtaquilla, Xalpatelahuac, Xochihuehuetlàn, and Zapotitlàn Tablas) Territory LostDiocese of Tlapa, Guerrero, México Erected
2016Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Syro-Malankara) ElevatedEparchy of Saint Mary, Queen of Peace (Syro-Malankara), USA Elevated


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