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1586Diocese of Loreto, Italy Erected
1727Territorial Prelature of Pescia, Italy ElevatedDiocese of Pescia, Italy Elevated
1817Diocese of Catania, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Nicosia, Italy Erected
1865Archdiocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Huánuco, Peru Erected
1887Cardinal Titular Church of Santa Maria Nuova Established
1927Vicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Hpyeng-yang, Korea (North) Erected
1929Prefecture Apostolic of Hpyeng-yang, Korea (North) Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Peng-yang, Korea (North) Name Changed
1965Diocese of Ibarra, Ecuador Territory LostDiocese of Tulcán, Ecuador Erected
1975Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines Territory LostDiocese of Balanga, Philippines Erected
1975Diocese of San Fernando, Philippines ElevatedArchdiocese of San Fernando, Philippines Elevated
1975Territorial Prelature of Iba, Philippines (from Manila) Metropolitan Changed
1975Diocese of Tarlac, Philippines (from Lingayen-Dagupan) Metropolitan Changed
1983Diocese of Doumé, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Bertoua, Cameroon Erected
1983Diocese of Doumé, Cameroon Name ChangedDiocese of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, Cameroon Name Changed
1983Diocese of Nyeri, Kenya Territory LostDiocese of Muranga, Kenya Erected
1991Diocese of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Diocese of Warri, Nigeria
Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Bomadi, Nigeria Erected


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