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YearFromTo
499Cardinal Titular Church of Sant’Anastasia Established
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Marianne Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Guam, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1911Prefecture Apostolic of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
Prefecture Apostolic of Marianne Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Marianne and Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) United
1921Vicariate Apostolic of Anhalt, Germany SuppressedDiocese of Paderborn, Germany Territory Added
1929Territorial Prelature of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
Diocese of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil (Guaporé and Mamoré in Matto Grosso) Erected
1929Diocese of Montes Claros, Brazil
Diocese of Uberaba, Brazil
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Paracatu, Brazil (Paracatu, João Pinheiro, and Sâo Româo (except Afonso Arinos)) Erected
1931Prefecture Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Ngoonbe) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1931Prefecture Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Gkota-Bosaka) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1948Archdiocese of Zadar (Zara), Croatia (became a Metropolitan) Elevated
1960Diocese of Sokodé, Togo (Northern Region of Togo) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Dapango, Togo Erected
1963Diocese of Moshi, Tanzania Territory LostDiocese of Arusha, Tanzania Erected
1963Prefecture Apostolic of Hwalien, Taiwan ElevatedDiocese of Hwalien, Taiwan Elevated
1963Prefecture Apostolic of Wankie, Zimbabwe ElevatedDiocese of Wankie, Zimbabwe Elevated
1963Diocese of Calabar, Nigeria Territory LostDiocese of Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria Erected
1963Vicariate Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Luang Prabang, Laos Erected
1973Diocese of Ogoja, Nigeria (East Central State) Territory LostDiocese of Abakaliki, Nigeria Erected
1973Eparchy of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India (Nord Wyanad, Sud Wyanad, Shimoga, Chigmagalur, Hassan, Mandya, Mysore, and Nilgiris) Territory LostEparchy of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1973Diocese of Kumasi, Ghana (Brong Ahafo) Territory LostDiocese of Sunyani, Ghana Erected
1973Archdiocese of Shillong-Gauhati, India (Garo Hills and south side of river Brahmaputra) Territory LostDiocese of Tura, India Erected
1976Prefecture Apostolic of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México Elevated
1976Diocese of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Diocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Territory LostDiocese of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico (Mayaguez, Aguadilla, Aguada, Moca, San Sebastián, Rincón, Añasco, Las Marías, Maricao, Hormiguero, San Germán, Cabo Rojo, Lajas, and Sabana Grande) Erected
1976Diocese of Arecibo, Puerto Rico (Toa Alta and Dorado) Territory LostArchdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico Territory Added
1976Diocese of Arecibo, Puerto Rico (Jayuya, La Milagrosa en Catañer or Bartolo-Gatañer (in Lares), and Niño de Praga or Misión Noel (in Yillalba)) Territory LostDiocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico Territory Added
1976Diocese of Caguas, Puerto Rico (Guayama, Arroyo, and Patillas) Territory LostDiocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico Territory Added
1977Diocese of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USA (Jackson, Harrison, Hancock, George, Stone, Pearl River, Greene, Perry, Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Walthall, Wayne, Jones, Covington, Jefferson Davis, and Lawrence) Territory LostDiocese of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA Erected
1977Diocese of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Jackson, Mississippi, USA Name Changed
1977Titular See of Natchesium Established
1982Diocese of Hull, Québec, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada Name Changed
2018Vicariate Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon SuppressedDiocese of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France Territory Added

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