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YearFromTo
1542Diocese of Safim, Morocco SuppressedDiocese of Tanger (Tangier), Morocco Territory Added
1841Nunciature to Belgium (to Nunciature) Elevated
1853Diocese of Arras, France Name ChangedDiocese of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France Name Changed
1853Diocese of Quimper, France Name ChangedDiocese of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France Name Changed
1883Prefecture Apostolic of Zanguebar, Kenya ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Zanguebar, Kenya Elevated
1922Prefecture Apostolic of Eastern Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea Elevated
1937Archdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran (Boundaries adjusted)
Archdiocese of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran (Boundaries adjusted)
Territory Added
1968Diocese of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Caçador, Agua Doce, Arroio Trinta, Canoínhas, Fraiburgo, Irineópolis, Lebon Régis, Monte Castelo, Papanduva, Pinheiro Prêto, Porto Uniäo, Rio das Antas, Salto Veloso, Santa Cecilia, Tres Barras, Treze Tilias , Videira, Major Vieira, and Matos Costa) Territory LostDiocese of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1968Archdiocese of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Alfredo Wagner, Atalanta, Imbuia, Ituporanga, Petrolandia, Presidente Nereu, and Vidal Ramos)
Diocese of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Rio do Sul, Agrolândia, Agronomica, Ascurra, Aurora, Benedito Novo, Dona Emma, Ibirama, Laurentino, Lontras, Pouso Redondo, Presidente Getulio, Rio do Campo, Rio do Oeste, Rodeio, Sálete, Taió, Trombudo Gentral, Witmarsum; Apiuna and Rio da Prata)
Territory LostDiocese of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil Erected
1970Archdiocese of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (S. Francis de Paula) Territory LostDiocese of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Territory Added
1974Diocese of Borongan, Philippines (Western Samar) Territory LostDiocese of Calbayog, Philippines Territory Added
1976Archdiocese of Saigon, Viet Nam Name ChangedArchdiocese of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam Name Changed
1989Diocese of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar Name ChangedDiocese of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar Name Changed
1998Diocese of Coro, Venezuela ElevatedArchdiocese of Coro, Venezuela Elevated
1998Diocese of Punto Fijo, Venezuela (from Maracaibo) Metropolitan Changed
1999Apostolic Administration of European Russia {Russia Europea} (Adyghey, Bashkortostan, Chuvashia, Daghestan, Ingush, Kabarda Balkar, Kalmykia, Larachaevo Teherges, Mordovia, North Ossetia, Chetchnya, Tatarstan along with Belgorod, Orenburg, Pensa, Rostov, Samara, Saratov, Tambov, Ulyanovsk, Volgograd, Voronezh and...) Territory LostApostolic Administration of Southern European Russia {Russia Europea Meridionale} Erected
1999Apostolic Administration of European Russia {Russia Europea} Name ChangedApostolic Administration of Northern European Russia {Russia Europea Settentrionale} Name Changed
2019Apostolic Exarchate of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India ElevatedEparchy of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India Elevated

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