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1874Prefecture Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China Elevated
1886Vicariate Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Canelos e Macas, Ecuador Erected
1897Order of Discalced Friars Minor
Order of Observant Friars Minor
Order of Friars Minor Recollect
Order of Reformed Friars Minor
UnitedOrder of Friars Minor United
1912Prefecture Apostolic of San León del Amazonas, Peru Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Putumayo, Peru Erected
1916Mission "Sui Iuris" of Magallanes, Chile
Prefecture Apostolic of Magallanes, Chile
UnitedVicariate Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, Chile United
1919Diocese of Amazonas, Brazil Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Acre e Purus, Brazil Erected
1953Priestly Society of Saint Jacques Founded
1968Diocese of Chilapa, Guerrero, México (Tetcicapán) Territory LostDiocese of Toluca, México, México Territory Added
1982Diocese of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil ElevatedArchdiocese of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil Elevated
1982Diocese of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil (from Cuiabá) Metropolitan Changed
1982Diocese of Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil (from Manaus) Metropolitan Changed
1982Territorial Prelature of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil (from Manaus) Metropolitan Changed
1982Territorial Prelature of Vila Rondônia, Rondonia, Brazil (from Manaus) Metropolitan Changed
1989Diocese of Miracema do Norte, Brazil Name ChangedDiocese of Miracema do Tocantins, Brazil Name Changed
2019Archdiocese of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina (Became a Metropolitan) Elevated
2019Diocese of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina (from Buenos Aires to Mercedes-Luján) Metropolitan Changed
2019Diocese of Nueve de Julio, Argentina (from La Plata to Mercedes-Luján)
Diocese of Zárate-Campana, Argentina (from La Plata to Mercedes-Luján)
Metropolitan Changed
2020Nunciature to United Arab Emirates Established


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