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1605Diocese of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia Territory LostDiocese of La Paz, Bolivia Erected
1797Diocese of Luni e Sarzana, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Pontremoli, Italy Erected
1817Diocese of Québec, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Nova Scotia, Canada Erected
1832Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Saint George, India Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Madras, India Name Changed
1857Diocese of Valladolid, Spain ElevatedArchdiocese of Valladolid, Spain Elevated
1906Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart Approbation
1913Prefecture Apostolic of San Domingo de Urubamba, Peru ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios, Peru Elevated
1924Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1924Diocese of Botucatu, Brazil
Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil
Diocese of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Sorocaba, Brazil Erected
1924Diocese of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Bananal, Brazil Erected
1930Ordinariate of Eritrea (Ethiopian), Eritrea Erected
1946Vicariate Apostolic of Marianne, Caroline, and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Caroline and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) (Name Changed and Territory Lost)
Vicariate Apostolic of Guam, Pacific (Oceania) (Marianne Islands)
Territory Added
1954Diocese of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Vrbinska vas) Territory LostDiocese of Lavant, Slovenia Territory Added
1979Diocese of Sambalpur, India (Sundargarh) Territory LostDiocese of Rourkela, India Erected
1989Diocese of Calabar, Nigeria (Akwa Ibom) Territory LostDiocese of Uyo, Nigeria Erected
2003Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (New Britain (East and West)) Territory LostDiocese of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea Erected


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