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1793Diocese of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba Territory LostDiocese of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (Saint Louis of New Orleans), USA (Louisiana and Florida) Erected
1902Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
Diocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
Territory LostDiocese of Mixtecas, Oaxaca, México Erected
1921Diocese of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy (from Salzburg to Immediately Subject) Metropolitan Changed
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Urundi and Kivu, Burundi Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Ruanda Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Urundi and Kivu, Burundi Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Urundi, Burundi Name Changed
1925Diocese of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Apostolic Administration of Fiume / Rijeka, Croatia
Diocese of Trieste e Capodistria (Trst i Koper), Italy
ElevatedDiocese of Rijeka (-Opatija), Croatia Elevated
1925Diocese of Augsburg, Germany (Burgstall) Territory LostArchdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany Territory Added
1929Diocese of Bolivar, Ecuador (Macas) Territory Added
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia (Pekalongan, Banjoemas, and Kedoe (except Tennangseng and Magalang)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Purwokerto, Indonesia Erected
1933Prefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow, China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sinyangchow, China Elevated
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Seul, Korea (South) (Kang-uen-to (Kogendo)) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Shunsen, Korea (South) Erected
1939Vicariate Apostolic of Dakar, Senegal (Ziguinchor, Bignona, Sedhiou, Kolda, Upper Gambia, and part of Tambacounda) Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Ziguinchor, Senegal Erected
1939Prefecture Apostolic of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Vicariate Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries Adjusted)
Territory Added
1949Poveri Servi della Divina Provvidenza Decretum Laudis
1950Diocese of Lipa, Philippines (Island of Polillo and northern part of Quezon) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Infanta, Philippines Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Blantyre, Malawi ElevatedArchdiocese of Blantyre, Malawi Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Fort Jameson, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Fort Jameson, Zambia Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Dedza, Malawi ElevatedDiocese of Dedza, Malawi Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Kasama, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Kasama, Zambia Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Lilongwe, Malawi ElevatedDiocese of Lilongwe, Malawi Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Livingstone, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Livingstone, Zambia Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Lusaka, Zambia Territory LostArchdiocese of Lusaka, Zambia Erected
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Abercorn, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Abercorn, Zambia Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Ndola, Zambia ElevatedDiocese of Ndola, Zambia Elevated
1959Prefecture Apostolic of N’Zérékoré, Guinea ElevatedDiocese of N’Zérékoré, Guinea Elevated
1959Vicariate Apostolic of Zomba, Malawi ElevatedDiocese of Zomba, Malawi Elevated
1960Diocese of Morondava, Madagascar (Manja, Ankazoabo, Beroroha, Morombe, and southern Befandriana) Territory LostDiocese of Morombe, Madagascar Erected
1966Archdiocese of Chihuahua, México (Guerrero and Bachiniva)
Diocese of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México (Madera, Temosachic, Matachic, Namiquipa, Moris, Ocampo, and Gómez Farias)
Diocese of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México (Yécora)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Madera, Chihuahua, México Erected
1966Diocese of Bhagalpur, India (from Calcutta to Ranchi) Metropolitan Changed
1966Diocese of Visakhapatnam, India (Bhadrachellam Taluk) Territory LostDiocese of Warangal, India Territory Added
1969Diocese of Montería, Colombia (Tierralta)
Vicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia (Montelibano and Ayapel)
Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Alto Sinú, Colombia Erected
1969Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (Sincelejo, Colosó (Ricaurte), Corozal, Morroa, Ovejas, Palmito, Sampués, San Onofre, San Pedro, Sincé, and Tulú)
Vicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia (Caimito, Majagual, S. Benito Abad, San Marcos, Sucre, and Tolú-viejo)
Territory LostDiocese of Sincelejo, Colombia Erected
1969Archdiocese of Cartagena, Colombia (Maganguè, Córdoba, Margarita, Mompós, Pinillos, San Fernando, and Zambrano)
Vicariate Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia (Achí, Barranco de Loba, Morales, San Martín de Loba, Simití, and San Pablo)
Territory LostDiocese of Magangué, Colombia Erected
1969Vicariate Apostolic of Valledupar, Colombia ElevatedDiocese of Valledupar, Colombia Elevated
1969Diocese of Barranquilla, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Barranquilla, Colombia Elevated
1969Diocese of Sukarnapura, Indonesia Name ChangedDiocese of Djajapura, Indonesia Name Changed
1969Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines (Bukidnon) Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Malaybalay, Philippines Erected
1969Delegation to Thailand, Laos, Malaysia and Singapore SplitDelegation to Laos, Malaysia and Singapore
Nunciature to Thailand
1969Diocese of Santa Marta, Colombia (from Cartagena) Metropolitan Changed
1974Diocese of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania) (Latin named changed from Vallisiensis et Futunensis) Name Changed
1997Military Ordinariate of Croatia, Military Erected
2001Diocese of Montes Claros, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil Elevated
2001Diocese of Janaúba, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Diamantina) Metropolitan Changed
2001Diocese of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Diamantina) Metropolitan Changed
2001Diocese of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil (from Brasilia) Metropolitan Changed
2013Archdiocese of Guatemala Name ChangedArchdiocese of Santiago de Guatemala Name Changed
2018Diocese of Chiang Mai, Thailand (Chiang Rai and Phrae) Territory LostDiocese of Chiang Rai, Thailand Erected


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