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1859Diocese of London, Ontario, Canada Name ChangedDiocese of Sandwich, Ontario, Canada Name Changed
1916Diocese of Comayagua, Honduras Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
1916Diocese of Comayagua, Honduras ElevatedArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Name Changed and Diocese raised to an Archdiocese) Elevated
1921Société des Missions-Étrangères Founded
1923Vicariate Apostolic of Siberia, Russian Federation ElevatedDiocese of Vladivostok, Russian Federation Elevated
1928Rosarian Fathers Founded
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kumasi, Ghana Erected
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia Erected
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Liberia, Liberia Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Monrovia, Liberia Name Changed
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe
Vicariate Apostolic of Salisbury, Zimbabwe
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Umtali, Zimbabwe Erected
1980Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory LostDiocese of Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Erected
1996Diocese of Camagüey, Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba Erected
1998Delegation to Malaysia and Brunei SplitDelegation to Malaysia
Delegation to Brunei Darussalam
2017Diocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh ElevatedArchdiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Elevated
2017Diocese of Khulna, Bangladesh (from Dhaka) Metropolitan Changed
2017Diocese of Barisal, Bangladesh (from Dhaka) Metropolitan Changed


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