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1844Archdiocese of Québec, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada Erected
1855Congregation of the Sacred Stigmata Decretum Laudis
1920Prefecture Apostolic of Lower Niger {Niger Inferiore}, Nigeria ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale} Elevated
1924Prefecture Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Area within Ecuador) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador Territory Added
1924Vicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador (Area contained by the rivers Sucumbios, Aguarieo, and Napo, and also by the civil boundaries between Ecuador and Colombia) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador Erected
1926Archdiocese of Udine, Italy (S. Nicolò in Sacile) Territory LostDiocese of Ceneda, Italy Territory Added
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Tsinanfu, China (Suimin, Loling, Yangsin, Eaifeng (or Wuti), Chanhwa, Pirihsien, Litsing, Tsingcheng, Putai, Tsitung, Changshan, Ewàntai, Tsowping, and Tzechwan) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Changtien, China Erected
1954Apostolic Administration of Laodicea (Maronite), Syria Erected
1954Eparchy of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite) (Territory within Syria) Territory LostArcheparchy of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria Territory Added
1957Military Ordinariate of Netherlands, Military Erected
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Kiayi, Taiwan ElevatedDiocese of Kiayi, Taiwan Elevated
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Nagoya, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Nagoya, Japan Elevated
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Niigata, Japan ElevatedDiocese of Niigata, Japan Elevated
1962Prefecture Apostolic of Taichung, Taiwan ElevatedDiocese of Taichung, Taiwan Elevated
1962Archdiocese of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Uvira, Fizi, and Mwenga)
Diocese of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Portions of Kabambare)
Territory LostDiocese of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1990Nunciature to Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Antilles Established


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