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1844Vicariate Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam SplitVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
Vicariate Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
1844Diocese of Nanking [Nanjing], China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China Erected
1921Vicariate Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Area left of the river Loango) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory Added
1933Vicariate Apostolic of Nanyang [Nanyang], China (Tongpeh, Miyang, Yeshyen, and Wuyang)
Prefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow, China (Siping, Suiping, and Kioshan)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Chumatien [Zhumadian], China Erected
1933Vicariate Apostolic of Chengtingfu [Zhengding], China (Kwangtsung, Kiülu, Pingsiang, Nanho, Jenhsien, Tongshan, Hingtai, Shahohsien, and Neikiu) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shunteh [Xingtai], China Erected
1940Archdiocese of Urbino, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Urbania e Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy (St. Peter in Metola) Territory Added
1951Diocese of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada ElevatedArchdiocese of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada Elevated
1951Diocese of Nicolet, Québec, Canada (from Québec) Metropolitan Changed
1951Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (from Montréal) Metropolitan Changed
1956Vicariate Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru (Calleria, Iparia, Masisea, and part of Pachitea) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Pucallpa, Peru Erected
1956Vicariate Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru (Requena and Ucayali) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Requena, Peru Erected
1956Vicariate Apostolic of Ucayali, Peru Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru Name Changed
1964Archdiocese of La Plata, Argentina (Adrogué, Burzaco, Claypole, Longchamps, Mármol, Villa Calzada, Glew, Ministro Rivadavia plus San Vicente Ferrer (San Vicente)) Territory LostDiocese of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina Territory Added
1964Archdiocese of La Plata, Argentina (San Juan Bautista and Santa Lucia) Territory LostDiocese of Avellaneda, Argentina Territory Added
1968Diocese of Miami, Florida, USA (Charlotte, De Soto, Hardee, and Lee)
Diocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA (Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sarasota)
Territory LostDiocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA Erected
1968Diocese of Miami, Florida, USA (Highlands, Indian River, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie)
Diocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA (Brevard, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Semiola, Sumter, and Volusia)
Territory LostDiocese of Orlando, Florida, USA Erected
1968Diocese of Mobile-Birmingham, Alabama, USA (Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Gulf, Homes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington) Territory LostDiocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA Territory Added
1968Diocese of Miami, Florida, USA ElevatedArchdiocese of Miami, Florida, USA Elevated
1968Diocese of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA (from Atlanta) Metropolitan Changed
1968Archdiocese of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Factura, Itaí, Paranapanema, and Taguaí)
Diocese of Sorocaba, Brazil (Barao de Antonina, Buri, Capao Bonito, Coronel Macedo, Guapiara, Itaberá, Itapeva, Itaporanga, Itararé, Ribeirão Branco, Ribeirão Vermelho do Sul, and Taquarituba)
Diocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Apiai, Barra do Turvo, Iporanga, and Ribeira)
Territory LostDiocese of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1973Nunciature to Bangladesh Established
1977Archdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (Terrebonne and Lafourche and parts of Saint Mary and Jefferson) Territory LostDiocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA Erected
1982Diocese of Penne e Pescara, Italy Name ChangedArchdiocese of Pescara-Penne, Italy Name Changed
1982Diocese of Teramo e Atri, Italy (from Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1982Archdiocese of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy (no longer a metropolitan) Territory Added
1982Archdiocese of Chieti, Italy (became a metropolitan) Territory Added
2017Diocese of Nantes, France (Le Fresne-sur-Loire) Territory LostDiocese of Angers, France Territory Added
2020Diocese of Minas, Uruguay
Diocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
UnitedDiocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este-Minas, Uruguay United


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