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1844Vicariate Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), China Erected
1899Eparchy of Alep (Armenian), Syria ElevatedArcheparchy of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria Elevated
1916Diocese of Pouso Alegre, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
1921Diocese of Münster, Germany (Wenceslaus Havelt Estates) Territory LostArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
1926Congregation of Christian Workers of Saint Joseph Calasanz Decretum Laudis
1927Prefecture Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China Elevated
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Libia, Libya (Cyrenaica) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cirenaica, Libya Erected
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Libia, Libya Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tripolitana, Libya Name Changed
1928Vicariate Apostolic of Antofagasta, Chile ElevatedDiocese of Antofagasta, Chile Elevated
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan (Area North of Foumban) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Foumban, Cameroon Territory Added
1934Archdiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil (Bragança, S. Miguel, S. Domingo, and S. Anna de Copim) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Gurupi, Brazil Territory Added
1934Territorial Prelature of Gurupi, Brazil Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Guamá, Para, Brazil Name Changed
1977Diocese of Nova Lisboa, Angola ElevatedArchdiocese of Huambo, Angola Elevated
1977Diocese of Indore, India (Khandwa and Khargone) Territory LostDiocese of Khandwa, India Erected
1977Diocese of Sá da Bandeira, Angola ElevatedArchdiocese of Lubango, Angola Elevated
1977Prefecture Apostolic of Same, Tanzania ElevatedDiocese of Same, Tanzania Elevated
1977Diocese of Benguela, Angola (from Luanda) Metropolitan Changed
1977Diocese of Luso, Angola (from Luanda) Metropolitan Changed
1977Diocese of Silva Porto, Angola (from Luanda) Metropolitan Changed
1977Diocese of Pereira de Eça, Angola (from Luanda) Metropolitan Changed
1977Diocese of Serpa Pinto, Angola (from Luanda) Metropolitan Changed
1977Diocese of São Tomé e Príncipe (from Luanda) Metropolitan Changed
1984Apostolic Administration of El Petén, Guatemala ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of El Petén, Guatemala Elevated
1984Prefecture Apostolic of Garissa, Kenya ElevatedDiocese of Garissa, Kenya Elevated
1994Diocese of Bertoua, Cameroon (Département de Kadei) Territory LostDiocese of Batouri, Cameroon Erected
1995Archdiocese of Tamale, Ghana (Western Gonja and Bole) Territory LostDiocese of Damongo, Ghana Erected
1995Diocese of Yola, Nigeria (Taraba) Territory LostDiocese of Jalingo, Nigeria Erected
2001Diocese of Alto Paraná, Paraguay Name ChangedDiocese of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay Name Changed


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