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1851Congregation of Jesus and Mary Decretum Laudis
1866Diocese of Alger, Algeria Territory LostDiocese of Constantine, Algeria
Diocese of Oran, Algeria
1866Diocese of Alger, Algeria ElevatedArchdiocese of Alger, Algeria Elevated
1889Vicariate Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lower Niger {Niger Inferiore}, Nigeria Erected
1913Prefecture Apostolic of Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea SplitPrefecture Apostolic of Eastern Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea
Prefecture Apostolic of Western Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea
1924Diocese of Goiás, Brazil (Northern region) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil Erected
1950Eparchy of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India (Palai, Muttuchira, Kuravilangatt, Anacallu, and Uamapuram) Territory LostDiocese of Palai (Syro-Malabar), India Erected
1959Diocese of Galveston, Texas, USA Name ChangedDiocese of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA Name Changed
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Eritrea Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Asmara, Ethiopia Name Changed
1977Archdiocese of Lima, Peru (Area between Tomás Valle Avenue and the Rimae River) Territory LostDiocese of Callao, Peru Territory Added
1992Archdiocese of Barquisimeto, Venezuela (Torres and Urdaneta) Territory LostDiocese of Carora, Venezuela Erected
1992Diocese of Calabozo, Venezuela (Monagas, Ribas, Infante, and Zaraza) Territory LostDiocese of Valle de la Pascua, Venezuela Erected
1995Diocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica (San Carlos, Los Chiles, and Sarapiquí)
Diocese of Tilarán, Costa Rica (Upala and Guatuso)
Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica Erected


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