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1826Diocese of Durango, México
Diocese of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (Saint Louis of New Orleans), USA
Territory LostDiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Erected
1826Diocese of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (Saint Louis of New Orleans), USA Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mississippi, USA Erected
1826Diocese of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (Saint Louis of New Orleans), USA Name ChangedDiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Name Changed
1892Broeders van O.L. Vrouw van Lourdes Approbation
1911Archdiocese of Belém do Pará, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil Erected
1918Archdiocese of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Diocese of Uberaba, Brazil
Territory LostDiocese of Aterrado, Brazil Erected
1922Vicariate Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Lulua and Bec)
Prefecture Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Northern part)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Erected
1928Diocese of Vizagapatnam, India (Civil districts of Ganjam and southern Orissa) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Cuttack, India Erected
1928Diocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh (Gopalganj and Kohualipara)
Diocese of Krishnagar, India (Kasiani and Muksudpur)
Territory Added
1928Prefecture Apostolic of Assam, India (Sylhet and Cachar) Territory LostDiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh Territory Added
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale} (Area north of the rivers Niger and Benoue)
Prefecture Apostolic of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale}
Name ChangedPrefecture Apostolic of Northern Nigeria {Nigeria Settentrionale} Name Changed
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Foochow [Fuzhou], China (Siiaowu, Kwangteseh, and Tainingi Kienning) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Shaowu [Shaowu], China Erected
1929Vicariate Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China (Hwangchow, Kishui, Kichow, Hwangtsi, Hwangmei, Lotien, Macheng, and Hwangan) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Hwangchow, China Erected
1932Mission "Sui Iuris" of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Elevated
1932Diocese of Allahabad, India (districts of Sagar, Damoh, Rewa, Siddhi, Shahdol, Satna, Panna, Chattarpur, and Tikamgarh)
Diocese of Nagpur, India (districts of Jabalpur, Mandla, Narsinghpur and the tahsil of Laknadon)
Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Jubbulpore, India Erected
1932Prefecture Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Padang, Indonesia Elevated
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Eastern part) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Tukuyu, Tanzania Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Sapporo, Japan (Island of Karafuto or Sakhalin) Territory LostMission "Sui Iuris" of Karafuto, Japan Erected
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries adjusted)
Prefecture Apostolic of Ubanghi Belga {Belgian Ubanghi}, Congo (Dem. Rep.) (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Ngulu and Vgunâa and part of Vgansi) Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania Territory Added
1932Vicariate Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania
Vicariate Apostolic of Tabora, Tanzania
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Tanganyika, Tanzania (Kibondo) Territory Added
1954Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil (Santo André, São Bernardo, and São Caetano) Territory LostDiocese of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil Erected
1956Diocese of Portalegre, Portugal Name ChangedDiocese of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, Portugal Name Changed
1960Archdiocese of Córdoba, Argentina (Parish of La Cruz) Territory LostDiocese of Villa María, Argentina Territory Added
1965Institute of Schönstatt Fathers Founded
1969Diocese of Cumaná, Venezuela (Estado Nueva Esparta) Territory LostDiocese of Margarita, Venezuela Erected
1969Diocese of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina (Partido de Cauelas)
Diocese of Morón, Argentina (Partido de la Matanza)
Territory LostDiocese of San Justo, Argentina Erected
1987Diocese of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen, South Africa Name ChangedDiocese of Tzaneen, South Africa Name Changed
2011Delegation to Malaysia ElevatedNunciature to Malaysia Elevated


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