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1519Territorial Prelature of Pescia, Italy Erected
1577Archdiocese of Lima, Peru Territory LostDiocese of Arequipa, Peru
Diocese of Trujillo, Peru
1592Diocese of Asti, Italy
Diocese of Mondovi, Italy
Archdiocese of Torino {Turin}, Italy
Territory LostDiocese of Fossano, Italy Erected
1742Vicariate Apostolic of Constantinople, Turkey Erected
1783Archdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Erected
1884Diocese of Portland, Maine, USA (New Hampshire) Territory LostDiocese of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA Erected
1895Vicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Upper Tonking {Tonkino Superiore}, Viet Nam Erected
1901Vicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo}, Viet Nam Erected
1910Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA Territory LostDiocese of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA Erected
1914Delegation to Australia Established
1920Nunciature to Venezuela (to Nunciature) Elevated
1924Prefecture Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Elevated
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China (ShentseJi)
Vicariate Apostolic of Central Chi-Li {Ce-Li Centrale}, China (Shulu, AnMvo, Poye, Lihsien, and Kaoyang)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lihsien, China Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Pakhoi [Beihai], China (Island of Hainan) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Hainan [Hainan], China Erected
1931Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea (Aitape and Sepik) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Central New Guinea Territory Added
1939Diocese of Carpi, Italy (S. Antonio, La Bordinetta, and Ponte Pietra) Territory LostArchdiocese of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy Territory Added
1939Archdiocese of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy (C. Pignatti, Vuccelliera, Qualiara, S. Liberated, Montalbano, and Dogale Delfini) Territory LostDiocese of Carpi, Italy Territory Added
1968Diocese of Fort Jameson, Zambia Name ChangedDiocese of Chipata, Zambia Name Changed
1970Archdiocese of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela (Vargas) Territory LostDiocese of La Guaira, Venezuela Erected
1982Diocese of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil (Porto Velho and Ariquemes) Territory Added
1982Diocese of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil (Guajará-Mirim, Costa Marques, and Colorado do Oeste) Territory Added
1982Territorial Prelature of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Ji-Paraná, Cocoal, Espigão d'Oeste, Jarú, Ouro Prêto do Oeste, Pimenta Bueno, Presidente Medid, and Vilhena (in Mato Grosso do Norte) and part of Vila Bela) Territory Added
1991Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
Diocese of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Antilles
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles (Manchester, Clarendon, and Saint Elizabeth (all in Middlesex)) Erected
1998Diocese of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Archdiocese of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Itapetininga, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Itapetininga, Tatui, Sao Miguel Arcanjo, Pilar do Sul, Angatuba, Paranapanema, Alambari, Campiña do Monte Alegre, Cesario Lange, Cápela do Alto, Guareí, Sarapui, Porangaba, and Torre de Pedra) Erected
2000Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México (Alpatláhuac, Amatlán de los Reyes, Atoyac, Calcahualco, Camarón de Tejeda, Coetzala, Comapa, Córdoba, Coscomatepec, Cuichapa, Cuitláhuac, Chocamán, Fortín, Huatusco, Ixhuatlán del Café, Naranjal, Omealca, Paso del Macho, Sochiapa, Tlaltetela, Tepatlaxc...) Territory LostDiocese of Córdoba, Veracruz, México Erected
2000Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México (Alcultzingo, Aquila, Astancinga, Atlahuilco, Ciudad Mendoza, Huiloapan de C, Ixhuatlancillo, Ixtaczoquitlán, La Perla, Magdalena, Maltrata, Mariano Escobedo, Mixtla de A ., Nogales, Orizaba, Rafael Delgado, Río Blanco, San Andrés Tenejapa, Santa Ana ...) Territory LostDiocese of Orizaba, Veracruz, México Erected


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