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1528Diocese of Melfi, Italy
Diocese of Rapolla, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy United
1939Congregation of Christian Workers of Saint Joseph Calasanz Approbation
1957Archdiocese of Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-Eustache; Saint-Agapit (St-Eustache on the Lake); Saint-Joseph-du-Lac; Marie-Médiatrice (Pointe-Calumet); Annunciation B.V.M. (Oka); and St. Charles (Lachenaie)) Territory LostDiocese of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada Territory Added
1961Diocese of Owerri, Nigeria (Districts of Ahoada, Degema, Ogoni, and Brass plus the Rivers Province) Territory LostDiocese of Port Harcourt, Nigeria Erected
1966Diocese of Caxias, Brazil (Nossa Senhora das Graças (in Our Lady of the Purification) and São José (in Saint John the Baptist)) Territory LostDiocese of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory Added
1966Diocese of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (Santa Bárbara, Santa Teresinha, Nossa Senhora das Graças, Sao Jerónimo, Santa Ana (all in San Valentin) and São Paulo (in San Rochi)) Territory LostDiocese of Caxias, Brazil Territory Added
1972Diocese of Valencia en Venezuela (Estado, Cojedes) Territory LostDiocese of San Carlos de Venezuela Erected
1979Diocese of Silva Porto, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Kwito-Bié, Angola Name Changed
1979Diocese of Luso, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Lwena, Angola Name Changed
1979Diocese of Serpa Pinto, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Menongue, Angola Name Changed
1979Diocese of Pereira de Eça, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Ondjiva, Angola Name Changed
1979Diocese of Henrique de Carvalho, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Saurimo, Angola Name Changed
1979Diocese of Carmona e São Salvador, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Uije, Angola Name Changed
1992Diocese of Cumaná, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Cumaná, Venezuela Elevated
1992Diocese of Barcelona, Venezuela (from Ciudad Bolívar) Metropolitan Changed
1992Diocese of Margarita, Venezuela (from Ciudad Bolívar) Metropolitan Changed
2002Mission "Sui Iuris" of Afghanistan Erected


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