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1526Diocese of Chieti, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Chieti, Italy Elevated
1547Diocese of Cuzco, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Paraguay (o Ssma Assunzione) Erected
1588Clerics Regular Minor Approbation
1697Diocese of Blois, France Erected
1786Diocese of Quito, Ecuador Territory LostDiocese of Cuenca, Ecuador Erected
1840Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile Territory LostDiocese of La Serena, Chile Erected
1840Diocese of Concepción, Chile Territory LostDiocese of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile Erected
1889Diocese of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA SuppressedDiocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Territory Added
1897Diocese of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Concordia, Kansas, USA (Counties of Washington, Clay, Riley, Geary, and Dickinson) Territory Added
1910Diocese of Ispahan, Iran ElevatedArchdiocese of Ispahan, Iran Elevated
1911Vicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1913Little Mission for the Deaf and Dumb Decretum Laudis
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Nanking [Nanjing], China (Tangshan, Fengshien, Peihsien, Tongshan, Siaohsien, Suining, Sutsien, and Pihsien) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Süchow, China Erected
1937Mission "Sui Iuris" of Loangwa, Zambia (Lundazi)
Vicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi (Petauke and Fort Jameson)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Jameson, Zambia Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Tsingtao [Qingdao], China (Ghuhsien, Istmi, Mengyin, Feihsien, Liny, and Tancheng) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ichow [Linyi], China Erected
1937Mission "Sui Iuris" of Loangwa, Zambia (North Nyassa, West Nyassa, Mbombera-Mzimbam, and Kasungn) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nyassa, Malawi Territory Added
1937Diocese of Quilon, India (Trivandrum (Neyyantinkara, Nedumangad, Trivandrum, and Chirayinkeezh)) Territory LostDiocese of Trivandrum, India Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China (Niangtan, Siangsiang, Jalìng, Hengshan, Yuhsien, and Chaling) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Xiangtan [Siangtan], China Erected
1937Vicariate Apostolic of Bangueolo, Zambia (Abercorn (except Mission of Rosa)
Prefecture Apostolic of Broken Hill, Zambia (Serenje)
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Loangwa, Zambia
ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Lwangwa, Zambia Elevated
1949Archdiocese of Chieti, Italy (S. Gettae, S. Mariae de Igne, S. Silvestri, Stella Maris, and S. Peter the Martyr)
Diocese of Penne e Atri, Italy
SplitDiocese of Penne e Pescara, Italy Split
1949Diocese of Penne e Atri, Italy
Diocese of Teramo, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Teramo e Atri, Italy United
1963Diocese of Silva Porto, Angola (Moxico) Territory LostDiocese of Luso, Angola Erected
1972Diocese of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) (from Wellington) Metropolitan Changed
1973Diocese of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy (Soriano nel Cimino) Territory LostDiocese of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese, Italy Territory Added
1993Diocese of Visakhapatnam, India (Srikakulam and part of Vizianagram (Paravathipuram, Kurupam, and Cheepurupalli)) Territory LostDiocese of Srikakulam, India Erected
1994Archdiocese of Lomé, Togo (Lacs, Vo, Yoto, and Afagnan) Territory LostDiocese of Aného, Togo Erected
1994Archdiocese of Lomé, Togo (Kioto, Agou, Dayes, Haho, and Moyen-Mono) Territory LostDiocese of Kpalimé, Togo Erected
1994Diocese of Sokodé, Togo Territory LostDiocese of Kara, Togo Erected
2002Archdiocese of Rimouski, Québec, Canada (Saint-David d'Estcourt (Sully), Marie-Médiatrice (Estcourt), Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rivière-Bleue, and Saint-Marc-du-Lac-Long in Témiscouata) Territory LostDiocese of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada Territory Added
2003Diocese of Palembang, Indonesia ElevatedArchdiocese of Palembang, Indonesia Elevated
2003Diocese of Pangkal-Pinang, Indonesia (from Medan) Metropolitan Changed
2003Diocese of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia (from Medan) Metropolitan Changed


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