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1237Diocese of Barcelona, Spain Territory LostDiocese of Mallorca, Spain Erected
1614Diocese of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Pernambuco, Brazil Erected
1826Territorial Prelature of Cuiabá, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Cuiabá, Brazil Elevated
1826Territorial Prelature of Goiás, Brazil ElevatedDiocese of Goiás, Brazil Elevated
1890Diocese of Galveston, Texas, USA Territory LostDiocese of Dallas, Texas, USA Erected
1925Vicariate Apostolic of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada (Northern part)
Vicariate Apostolic of Keewatin, Manitoba, Canada (Northern part)
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada (Eastern part)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, Canada Erected
1925Vicariate Apostolic of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kavirondo, Kenya Erected
1925Vicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville, Congo (Boundaries adjusted)
Prefecture Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1932Diocese of Cebu, Philippines (Siqujior island)
Diocese of Jaro o Santa Elisabetta, Philippines (Negros island along with small islands to the East)
Territory LostDiocese of Bacolod, Philippines Erected
1932Diocese of Nueva Segovia, Philippines Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montanosa), Philippines (Montana) Erected
1939Archdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy (Paltanedo, Campore, Gottardo, and Toppi) Territory LostDiocese of Como, Italy Territory Added
1939Diocese of Como, Italy (Valley of Cucciago from Molinetto to Bernardelli) Territory LostArchdiocese of Milano {Milan}, Italy Territory Added
1948Diocese of Guayaquil, Ecuador Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Los Ríos, Ecuador Erected
1949Eparchy of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt (Mudiria Ghizeh (or Ghiza)) Territory LostEparchy of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt Territory Added
1950Diocese of Dacca, Bangladesh ElevatedArchdiocese of Dacca, Bangladesh Elevated
1950Diocese of Karachi, Pakistan ElevatedArchdiocese of Karachi, Pakistan Elevated
1950Diocese of Multan, Pakistan (from Delhi and Simla) Metropolitan Changed
1950Diocese of Lahore, Pakistan (from Delhi and Simla) Metropolitan Changed
1950Diocese of Rawalpindi, Pakistan (from Delhi and Simla) Metropolitan Changed
1950Diocese of Dinajpur, Bangladesh (from Calcutta) Metropolitan Changed
1950Diocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh (from Calcutta) Metropolitan Changed
1957Eparchy of Hassaké (Syrian), Syria Erected
1971Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, Roman Curia Established
1978Sacerdoti Missionari della Regalità di Cristo Approbation
1995Nunciature to Eritrea Established
2008Prefecture Apostolic of Galápagos, Ecuador ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Galápagos, Ecuador Elevated
2017Diocese of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy (San Giovanni Evangelista (in Terontola in Arezzo) and San Martino in Borghetto di Tuoro) Territory LostArchdiocese of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy Territory Added
2021Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada (Saint Bernadette in Sandy Lake, Ontario) Territory LostDiocese of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada Territory Added


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