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1551Archdiocese of Funchal, Portugal ElevatedDiocese of Funchal, Portugal (from Archdiocese to Diocese) Elevated
1551Diocese of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, Brazil (from Funchal to Lisboa) Metropolitan Changed
1655Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}, Czechia Territory LostDiocese of Litoměřice, Czechia Erected
1817Diocese of Catania, Italy Territory LostDiocese of Piazza Armerina, Italy Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain
Vicariate Apostolic of Yorkshire District, England, Great Britain
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Eastern District, England, Great Britain Erected
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Midland District, England, Great Britain Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central District, England, Great Britain Name Changed
1840Vicariate Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Wales District, Wales, Great Britain Erected
1848Archdiocese of Mohilev, Belarus Territory LostDiocese of Cherson, Moldova Erected
1850Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Diocese of Mobile, Alabama, USA
Territory LostDiocese of Savannah, Georgia, USA Erected
1879Vicariate Apostolic of Two Guineas {Des Deux Guinées}, Gabon Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Cimbebasia, Angola Erected
1901Vicariate Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie, Alberta, Canada SplitVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska, Alberta, Canada
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
1927Misioneros Javerianos de Yarumal Founded
1928Archdiocese of Madras, India Territory LostDiocese of Nellore, India Erected
1941Diocese of Antioquía-Jericó, Colombia SplitDiocese of Antioquía, Colombia
Diocese of Jericó, Colombia
1955Prefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas, Peru ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru Elevated
1955Prefecture Apostolic of Palawan, Philippines ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Palawan, Philippines Elevated
1955Diocese of Mysore, India Territory LostDiocese of Ootacamund, India Erected
1955Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel, Sudan
Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan
Prefecture Apostolic of Mupoi, Sudan
Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Rumbek, Sudan Erected
1957Eparchy of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean), Syria Erected
1957Eparchy of Beirut {Bairut} (Chaldean), Lebanon Erected
1969Delegation to Red Sea Region Established
1970Diocese of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name ChangedDiocese of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) Name Changed
1975Diocese of Ventimiglia, Italy Name ChangedDiocese of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy Name Changed
1979Archdiocese of Corrientes, Argentina
Diocese of Goya, Argentina
Territory LostDiocese of Santo Tomé, Argentina Erected
1981Apostolic Exarchate of America Latina e Messico {Latin America and Mexico} (Armenian) Erected
1981Apostolic Exarchate of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New York Erected
1987Diocese of San Pedro Sula, Honduras Territory LostDiocese of Trujillo, Honduras Erected
1987Diocese of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire Territory LostDiocese of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
1987Archdiocese of Verapoly, India Territory LostDiocese of Kottapuram, India Erected
1987Archdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon Territory LostDiocese of Obala, Cameroon Erected
1987Archdiocese of Madurai, India Territory LostDiocese of Sivagangai, India Erected
2000Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA (Webb, Zapata, Jim Hogg, and half of La Salle County)
Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas, USA (Maverick, Zavala, Dimmit and half of La Salle County)
Territory LostDiocese of Laredo, Texas, USA Erected
2004Diocese of Villavicencio, Colombia ElevatedArchdiocese of Villavicencio, Colombia Elevated
2004Diocese of San José del Guaviare, Colombia (from Bogota) Metropolitan Changed
2004Diocese of Granada en Colombia (from Bogota) Metropolitan Changed
2012Diocese of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka SplitDiocese of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Diocese of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka


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