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1566Diocese of Thérouanne, France Name ChangedDiocese of Boulogne (-Sur-Mer), France Name Changed
1868Archdiocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Territory LostDiocese of Columbus, Ohio, USA (Territory from Ohio River to the Scioto River plus the Counties of Franklin, Delaware, and Morrow) Erected
1868Diocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Territory LostDiocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
1868Diocese of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Territory LostDiocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Diocese of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA (Counties of Bradford, Lucerne, Wyoming, Monroe, Pike, Sullivan. Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Lycoming)
1868Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Rochester, New York, USA (Counties of Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Tioga, Tompkins, Seneca, Yates, and Ontario) Erected
1868Archdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Diocese of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Wilmington, Delaware, USA (Delaware plus Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchster, Somerset, and Worcester Counties in Maryland and Northampton and Accomac Counties in Virginia) Erected
1868Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of North Carolina, USA Erected
1868Archdiocese of Oregon City, Oregon, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Idaho and Montana, USA (Territory of Montana West of the Rocky Mountains) Erected
1868Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Territory LostDiocese of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA (From Charleston River in the East to the Missouri River in the South and West and to the State of Iowa in the North) Erected
1868Diocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Arizona, USA
Vicariate Apostolic of Colorado and Utah, USA
1868Vicariate Apostolic of Marysville, USA Territory LostDiocese of Grass Valley, California, USA (Name changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese) Erected
1914Diocese of Dallas, Texas, USA
Diocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA
Diocese of Tucson, Arizona, USA
Territory LostDiocese of El Paso, Texas, USA Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Ugogo and Uhehe) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Iringa, Tanzania Erected
1922Diocese of Amazonas, Brazil (S. Rita de Moura) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil Territory Added
1930Institute of the Josephites of Belgium Approbation
1931Prefecture Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe Elevated
1933Vicariate Apostolic of Suifu [Yibin], China (Tsin-yen, Jenchow, Penchan, Tsinchen, and Meichow) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Yachow, China Territory Added
1933Prefecture Apostolic of Yachow, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Yachow, China Elevated
1947Archdiocese of La Plata, Argentina (Colón, Pergamino, San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Ramallo, Bdrtolomé Miter, San Pedro, Baradero, San Antonio de Areco, Exaltación de la Cruz, General Tlriburu, and Campa)
Diocese of Mercedes, Argentina (Rojas and Marcelino Ugarte)
Territory LostDiocese of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina Erected
1949Vicariate Apostolic of Yaoundé, Cameroon (Suat Nyong and Lom, and Kadei) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Doumé, Cameroon Erected
1949Vicariate Apostolic of Lagos, Nigeria (Northern part (Oyo and Ife Ilesha and Oshogbo)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Oyo, Nigeria Erected
1949Prefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan (Morii)
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan (Zande)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan Erected
1949Diocese of Ningbo [Ningpo], China (YungMa, Jüan, Pingyang, Taishun, Yuhwan, and Yiotsing) Territory LostDiocese of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China Erected
1958Diocese of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Barranco Alto (in Alfenas)) Territory LostDiocese of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil Territory Added
1979Vicariate Apostolic of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria ElevatedDiocese of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria Elevated
1980Diocese of Cádiz y Ceuta, Spain (La Ina and Torrecera and the southern part of Arcos)
Archdiocese of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain (Alcalá del Valle, Algar, Algodonales, Arcos de la Frontera, Benaocaz, Bornos, El Bosque, Chipiona, Espera, El Gastor, Grazalema, Jerez de la Frontera, Olvera, Prado del Rey, Puerto de Santa María, Puerto Serrano, Rota, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Setenil, ...)
Territory LostDiocese of Jerez de la Frontera, Spain Erected
1989Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy (Sant'Antonino and San Giacomo Maggiore) Territory LostDiocese of Lodi, Italy Territory Added
1993Territorial Abbey of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland (Saint-Sylvestre de Choex (in Monthey en Valais); Sacré-Cœur (in Lavey-Morcles); Vérossaz; Collonges (Outer-Rhône); Evionnaz; and Aigle-Leysin) Territory LostDiocese of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland Territory Added
1993Diocese of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland (Saint-Sigismund (Saint Maurice en Valais) in Saint-Maurice et Méx) Territory LostTerritorial Abbey of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland Territory Added
1995Diocese of Kumasi, Ghana (Afígya-Sekyere, Asante-Akim North, Asante-Akim South, Ejisu-Juabeng, Ejura-Sekyedumasi, Kwabre, Sekyere East, and Sekyere West)
Diocese of Sunyani, Ghana (Sene and Atebubu)
Territory LostDiocese of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana Erected
1995Diocese of Kumasi, Ghana (Adansi East, Adansi West, Amansie East, Amansie West, and Bosomtwe-Kwanwoma) Territory LostDiocese of Obuasi, Ghana Erected
1995Diocese of Oyo, Nigeria (Osun except for Aiyedade, Aiyedire, Irewole, Iwo, and Ola-Oluwa) Territory LostDiocese of Osogbo, Nigeria Erected
1999Diocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Caraguatatuba, Iíhabela, São Sebastiâo, and Ubatuba) Territory LostDiocese of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
2022Eparchy of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovak), Canada ElevatedApostolic Exarchate of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovak), Canada (from Eparchy to Exarchate) Elevated


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