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1459Diocese of Siena, Italy ElevatedArchdiocese of Siena, Italy Elevated
1718Pontifical Academy of Theology, Roman Curia Established
1826Diocese of Tyniec, Poland Name ChangedDiocese of Tarnów, Poland Name Changed
1847Diocese of New York, New York, USA Territory LostDiocese of Albany, New York, USA
Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA
1847Diocese of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Territory LostDiocese of Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Northern Ohio) Erected
1926Diocese of Massa Carrara, Italy (from Modena) Metropolitan Changed
1954Archdiocese of Toledo, Spain (Cazorla) Territory LostDiocese of Guadix, Spain Territory Added
1954Archdiocese of Toledo, Spain (Huesear) Territory LostDiocese of Jaén, Spain Territory Added
1956Vicariate Apostolic of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Rimbombo, and parts of Kongoloënsi, Kasongo, and Kindu)
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Parts of Lubutu and Shabunda)
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1956Diocese of Keta, Ghana
Diocese of Tamale, Ghana
Territory LostDiocese of Navrongo, Ghana (Kassena Builsa and Mamprussi) Erected
1956Prefecture Apostolic of Sintang, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sintang, Indonesia Elevated
1961Titular See of Laodicea in Syria per i Melchiti Territory Added
1980Eparchy of Le Caire {Cairo} (Chaldean), Egypt Erected
1988Diocese of Luxembourg ElevatedArchdiocese of Luxembourg Elevated
1990Archdiocese of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil (Aracruz, Baixo Guandu, Colatina, Ibiraçu, Itaguaçu, Itarana, João Neiva, Laranja da Terra, Linhares, Marilândia, Pancas, Rio Bananal, and Santa Teresa) Territory LostDiocese of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil Erected
1993Diocese of Carolines-Marshalls, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) (Republic of the Marshall Islands) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania) Erected
1993Diocese of Carolines-Marshalls, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name ChangedDiocese of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania) Name Changed
1994Diocese of Lahore, Pakistan ElevatedArchdiocese of Lahore, Pakistan Elevated
2013Eparchy of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA (Territory of Canada) Territory Added


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