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1540Clerks Regular of Somasca Approbation
1847Vicariate Apostolic of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada ElevatedDiocese of North-West (Nord-Ouest), Canada Elevated
1847Vicariate Apostolic of Newfoundland, Canada ElevatedDiocese of Newfoundland, Canada Elevated
1886Vicariate Apostolic of French Congo {Congo Francese}, Congo Erected
1886Vicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Transvaal, South Africa Erected
1886Vicariate Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa
Vicariate Apostolic of Natal, South Africa
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kimberley in Orange, South Africa Erected
1891Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Saskatchewan, Canada Erected
1924Eparchy of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
Eparchy of Prešov (Prjašev, Eperjes) (Slovak), Slovakia
Territory LostApostolic Exarchate of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
1935Missionaries of Workers Approbation
1938Diocese of Larino, Italy (Tremiti islands) Territory LostArchdiocese of Manfredonia (e Vieste), Italy Territory Added
1950Archdiocese of México, Federal District (Almoloya Jurez, Coatepec Harinas, Ixtlahuaca, El Oro, Sultepec, Tejupilco, Temoaya, Teenancingo, Tenango dei Valle, Tianguistengo, Toluea, and Valle del Bravo) Territory LostDiocese of Toluca, México, México Erected
1953Vicariate Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria (Portion in Lebanon) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Beirut {Bairut}, Lebanon Erected
1954Vicariate Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela (La Urbana) Territory LostDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela Territory Added
1957Archdiocese of Mérida, Venezuela (Trujillo) Territory LostDiocese of Trujillo, Venezuela Erected
1959Archdiocese of Delhi and Simla, India SplitArchdiocese of Delhi, India
Diocese of Simla, India (Ambala, Pattala, Karnal, and parts of Kangra (of Punjab); Mandi, Bilaspur, Mahasu, and Sirmur (or Sarmour) (of Himachal Pradesh))
1984Diocese of Beira, Mozambique ElevatedArchdiocese of Beira, Mozambique Elevated
1984Diocese of Nampula, Mozambique ElevatedArchdiocese of Nampula, Mozambique Elevated
1984Diocese of Tete, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
1984Diocese of Quelimane, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
1984Diocese of Lichinga, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
1984Diocese of Pemba, Mozambique (from Maputa) Metropolitan Changed
1994Diocese of Duitama, Colombia Name ChangedDiocese of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia Name Changed


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