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1098Order of Cistercians Founded
1826Oblates of Mary Immaculate Approbation
1897Eparchy of Tripoli del Libano (Melkite Greek) Erected
1929Archdiocese of New York, New York, USA Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Bahama, Bahamas, Antilles Erected
1936Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries Approbation
1947Nunciature to Lebanon Established
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Niamey, Niger ElevatedDiocese of Niamey, Niger Elevated
1961Archdiocese of Taipei, Taiwan Territory LostDiocese of Hsinchu, Taiwan Erected
1961Diocese of Toungoo, Myanmar Territory LostDiocese of Taunggyi, Myanmar Erected
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Territory LostDiocese of Tainan, Taiwan Erected
1961Prefecture Apostolic of Kaohsiung, Taiwan ElevatedDiocese of Kaohsiung, Taiwan Elevated
1977Prefecture Apostolic of Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Bissau ElevatedDiocese of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau Elevated
1977Prefecture Apostolic of Cheju-Do, Korea (South) ElevatedDiocese of Cheju, Korea (South) Elevated
1986Diocese of Rumbek, South Sudan Territory LostDiocese of Yei, South Sudan Erected
1988Vicariate Apostolic of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México Territory LostDiocese of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México Erected
1995Diocese of Reno-Las Vegas, Nevada, USA SplitDiocese of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Diocese of Reno, Nevada, USA
2003Eparchy of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt Territory LostEparchy of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt Erected
2003Mission "Sui Iuris" of Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania) (from Samoa-Apia) Metropolitan Changed
2009Archdiocese of Lubango, Angola Territory LostDiocese of Namibe, Angola Erected


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