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1524Congregation of Clerics Regular Approbation
1921Prefecture Apostolic of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany ElevatedDiocese of Meißen (Meissen), Germany Elevated
1921Vicariate Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany SuppressedDiocese of Meißen (Meissen), Germany Territory Added
1929Nunciature to Italy Established
1950Prefecture Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Fort Victoria, Zimbabwe Elevated
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Amboina, Indonesia (Southern part) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Merauke, Indonesia Erected
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Musoma-Maswa, Tanzania SplitPrefecture Apostolic of Musoma, Tanzania (Musoma and Nord Mara)
Vicariate Apostolic of Maswa, Tanzania
1950Prefecture Apostolic of Pingliang [Pingliang], China ElevatedDiocese of Pingliang [Pingliang], China Elevated
1950Vicariate Apostolic of Maswa, Tanzania (Continental part of Wakerewe) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mwanza, Tanzania Territory Added
1957Prefecture Apostolic of Bathurst in Gambia ElevatedDiocese of Bathurst in Gambia Elevated
1959Congregation of Saint John the Baptist Precursor Approbation
1961Archdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Mbalmayo, Cameroon Erected
1961Diocese of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Regions east of the rivers Lubishi and Bombi) Territory LostDiocese of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1965Apostolic Administration of Loreto, Italy ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Loreto, Italy Elevated
1969Diocese of Osaka, Japan ElevatedArchdiocese of Osaka, Japan Elevated
1969Diocese of Hiroshima, Japan (from Nagasaki) Metropolitan Changed
1969Diocese of Kyōto, Japan (from Tōkyō) Metropolitan Changed
1969Diocese of Nagoya, Japan (from Tōkyō) Metropolitan Changed
1969Diocese of Takamatsu, Japan (from Tōkyō) Metropolitan Changed
1981Delegation to Laos, Malaysia and Singapore SplitDelegation to Laos and Malaysia
Delegation to Singapore
1982Apostolic Exarchate of Australia (Ukrainian) ElevatedEparchy of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne (Ukrainian), Australia Elevated
1986Territorial Prelature of Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, Guatemala
Diocese of Zacapa, Guatemala
Name ChangedDiocese of Zacapa y Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, Guatemala Name Changed
1988Institute of Schönstatt Fathers Approbation
2004Archdiocese of Seoul, Korea (South) (Northerm Kyounggi with Uijongbu, Koyang, Kuri, Namyang, Paju, Tongduchon-Yangju, and Yeonchon) Territory LostDiocese of Uijeongbu, Korea (South) Erected
2004Vicariate Apostolic of Baguio, Philippines ElevatedDiocese of Baguio, Philippines Elevated
2004Missionari della Santa Croce Approbation
2005Diocese of Belgaum, India (Bijapur)
Diocese of Bellary, India (Gulbarga)
Archdiocese of Hyderabad, India (Bidar)
Territory LostDiocese of Gulbarga, India Erected


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