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1777Diocese of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
Diocese of Michoacán, México
Archdiocese of México, Federal District
Territory LostDiocese of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México (Nuevo León, Coahuila, Tamaulipas, and Texas) Erected
1820Diocese of Modena, Italy
Territorial Abbey of Nonantola, Italy
UnitedDiocese of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy United
1915Diocese of Amazonas, Brazil (Caratinga, Manhuaçu, Carangola, José Pedro (Ipanema), Mutum, and Aimorés) Territory LostDiocese of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil Erected
1925Vicariate Apostolic of British Honduras, Belize Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Belize Name Changed
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Bamako, Mali
Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Erected
1927Prefecture Apostolic of Benadir, Somalia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia Elevated
1927Prefecture Apostolic of Lindi, Tanzania ElevatedTerritorial Abbey of Lindi, Tanzania Elevated
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng] (Kaifengfu), China (Siangcheng and ShenMu)
Vicariate Apostolic of Nanchang [Nanchang], China (Sinyang, Loshang, Chengyang, Sintsai, Jiming, Sftangtsai, Kwangchow, Kwangshan, Shangeheng, KusMh, and Sihsien along with Kioslian, Suiping, and Siping)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow, China Erected
1956Poveri Servi della Divina Provvidenza Approbation
1962Diocese of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon), France
Territorial Abbey of Cluny, France
UnitedDiocese of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France United
1965Nunciature to Malta Established
1986Nunciature to Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles Established
1986Diocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica (San Pablo de Turrubares) Territory LostArchdiocese of San José de Costa Rica Territory Added
1986Diocese of Tilarán, Costa Rica (Los Chiles and Monterrey) Territory LostDiocese of Alajuela, Costa Rica Territory Added
1988Vicariate Apostolic of Darién, Panama (Province of Colón and the Comarca of San Blas) Territory LostDiocese of Colón, Panama Erected
1988Territorial Abbey of Pietersburg, South Africa ElevatedDiocese of Pietersburg, South Africa Elevated
1995Diocese of Ilorin, Nigeria (New Bussa, Agwara, Shagunu, and Babana)
Diocese of Minna, Nigeria (Rijau, Magama, Mariga, Zuru, Sakaba, Danko Wasugu, and part of Wushishi)
Diocese of Sokoto, Nigeria (Yauri, Ngaski, and part of Bagudo)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria Erected
1995Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kano, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kano, Nigeria Elevated
1995Diocese of Meru, Kenya (Isiolo) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Isiolo, Kenya Erected
1996Mission "Sui Iuris" of Bomadi, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Bomadi, Nigeria Elevated
2005Archdiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar (Pekhon, Pin Laung, His Seng, and Maukmai) Territory LostDiocese of Pekhon, Myanmar Erected
2006Diocese of Grenoble, France Name ChangedDiocese of Grenoble-Vienne, France Name Changed
2006Archdiocese of Lyon (-Vienne), France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Lyon, France Name Changed
2010Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil (Camaçari, Candeias, Dias D’Ávila, Madre de Deus, São Francisco do Conde, São Sebastião do Passé, Simões Filho, and Terra Nova) Territory LostDiocese of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil Erected


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