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1620Diocese of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione) Territory LostDiocese of Buenos Aires, Argentina Erected
1709Vicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions, Germany Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Upper and Lower Saxony (Hanover, Northern Germany), Germany (territory of Minden, Verden, Halberstadt, Magdeburg, Havelberg, Brandenburg, Merseburg and Naumburg) Erected
1897Diocese of Jamestown, North Dakota, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Fargo, North Dakota, USA Name Changed
1914Prefecture Apostolic of Kouangtong (Kwangtung, Guangdong), China Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kiaotsu, China Erected
1914Prefecture Apostolic of Kouangtong (Kwangtung, Guangdong), China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Canton [Guangzhou], China Elevated
1922Diocese of Regensburg, Germany (Ereiung, Zaining, and Voeglsberg) Territory LostDiocese of Passau, Germany Territory Added
1933Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil (Bomfim, Abaré, Bom Consélho, Campo Formoso, Cumbe, Capim Grosso, Coneeiçâo do Coite, Geremoabo, Itiuba, Jacobina, Morro de Chapeo, Monte Santo, Queimadas, Biachâo de Jacobina, Biachâo de JJtinga, Sande, S. Antonio da Gloria, Bombai, Tucano, and Vana) Territory LostDiocese of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil Erected
1957Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, USA (Counties of Nassau and Suffolk) Territory LostDiocese of Rockville Centre, New York, USA Erected
1957Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, USA (Fishers Island, NY) Territory LostDiocese of Norwich, Connecticut, USA Territory Added
1983Territorial Prelature of Chimbote, Peru ElevatedDiocese of Chimbote, Peru Elevated
1994Delegation to Jerusalem and Palestine EstablishedNunciature to Jordan Established


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