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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

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DateAscendingChange
52Diocese of Chayal (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established
1000Diocese of Chayal (Syro-Malankar Rite) was suppressed
1329.08.09Diocese of Quilon was established
1533.01.31Diocese of Goa was established (from Diocese of Funchal, and from the suppressed Diocese of Quilon)
1533.01.31Diocese of Quilon was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Goa)
1558.02.04Diocese of Cochin was established (from Diocese of Goa)
1558.02.04Diocese of Goa was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa (lost territory to establish Diocese of Cochin and Diocese of Malacca)
1599.12.20Archdiocese of Angamalé was established (from Diocese of Cochin)
1600Archdiocese of Angamalé was renamed as Archdiocese of Cranganor
1606Mission sui juris of Madura was established (from Diocese of Cochin)
1606.01.09Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor was established (from Diocese of Cochin)
1637Apostolic Vicariate of Idalcan was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa)
1642Apostolic Vicariate of Fort Saint George was established (from Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor)
1659.12.03Apostolic Vicariate of Malabar was established (from Diocese of Cochin)
1669Apostolic Vicariate of Idalcan was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Great Mogul
1700Mission sui juris of Coromandel Coast was established (from Mission sui juris of Madura)
1709.03.13Apostolic Vicariate of Malabar was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Verapoly
1773Mission sui juris of Madura was suppressed (to Mission sui juris of Coromandel Coast and Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor)
1777Apostolic Prefecture of French Colonies in India was established
1784.05.17Mission sui juris of Hindustan was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Great Mogul)
1820Apostolic Vicariate of Great Mogul was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Bombay
1820Mission sui juris of Hindustan was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Tibet-Hindustan
1832.07.03Mission sui juris of Coromandel Coast lost territory to Apostolic Vicariate of Madras
1832.07.03Apostolic Vicariate of Fort Saint George was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Madras (gained territory from Mission sui juris of Coromandel Coast)
1834Apostolic Vicariate of Sardhana was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Tibet-Hindustan)
1834.04.18Apostolic Vicariate of Bengal was established (from Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor)
1836.07.08Apostolic Prefecture of Madura was restored (from Mission sui juris of Coromandel Coast and Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor)
1836.09.01Mission sui juris of Coromandel Coast was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry
1838.04.24Archdiocese of Cranganor was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Verapoly)
1838.04.24Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Madras)
1845.02.07Apostolic Vicariate of Tibet-Hindustan was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Agra (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Patna)
1845.02.07Apostolic Vicariate of Patna was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Tibet-Hindustan)
1845.02.17Apostolic Vicariate of Hyderabad was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Madras)
1845.04.03Mission sui juris of Coimbatore was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry)
1845.05.12Apostolic Vicariate of Quilon was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Verapoly)
1846.05.19Apostolic Prefecture of Madura was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Madura and Coromandel Coast
1850.02.15Apostolic Vicariate of Bengal was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Western Bengal (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Bengal)
1850.04.03Mission sui juris of Coimbatore was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Coimbatore (gained territory from Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry)
1850.04.03Apostolic Vicariate of Mysore was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry)
1850.04.03Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry lost territory to Apostolic Vicariate of Coimbatore
1850.04.03Apostolic Vicariate of Vizagapatam was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Madras and Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry)
1853Apostolic Vicariate of Mangalore was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Verapoly)
1854.03.08Apostolic Vicariate of Poona was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Bombay)
1870Apostolic Vicariate of Sardhana was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Agra)
1870.07.19Apostolic Prefecture of Central Bengal was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Western Bengal)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Agra was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra
1886.09.01Diocese of Allahabad was established (from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Patna)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Bombay was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Western Bengal was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta
1886.09.01Apostolic Prefecture of Central Bengal was promoted as Diocese of Central Bengal
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Coimbatore was promoted as Diocese of Coimbatore
1886.09.01Archdiocese of Cranganor was united (as title of Diocese of Daman)
1886.09.01Diocese of Daman was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa, and gained title of former Cranganor)
1886.09.01Titular Patriarchal See of East Indies was established
1886.09.01Apostolic Prefecture of French Colonies in India was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Hyderabad was promoted as Diocese of Hyderabad
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Madras was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras (lost territory to establish Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Madura and Coromandel Coast was promoted as Diocese of Madurai
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Mangalore was promoted as Diocese of Mangalore
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Mysore was promoted as Diocese of Mysore
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Patna was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Allahabad)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Pondicherry was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry (gained territory from the suppressed Apostolic Prefecture of French Colonies in India)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Poona was promoted as Diocese of Poona
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Quilon was promoted as Diocese of Quilon
1886.09.01Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Madras)
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Verapoly was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Verapoly
1886.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Vizagapatam was promoted as Diocese of Vizagapatam
1887Diocese of Central Bengal was renamed as Diocese of Krishnagar
1887.05.20Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Verapoly)
1887.05.20Apostolic Vicariate of Trichur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Verapoly)
1887.06.07Diocese of Madurai was renamed as Diocese of Trichinopoly
1887.07.11Diocese of Nagpur was established (from Diocese of Vizagapatam)
1889.12.13Apostolic Prefecture of Assam was established (from Diocese of Krishnagar)
1890.07Mission sui juris of Rajputana was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra)
1892.03Mission sui juris of Rajputana was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Rajputana
1892.04.20Apostolic Prefecture of Bettiah was established (from Diocese of Allahabad)
1896.07.28Apostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam)
1896.07.28Apostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Trichur, and from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam)
1896.07.28Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Trichur, and to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam and Apostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry)
1899.09.01Diocese of Kumbakonam was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry)
1910.09.13Metropolitan Archdiocese of Simla was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra and Diocese of Lahore)
1911.08.29Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry)
1913.05.22Apostolic Vicariate of Rajputana was promoted as Diocese of Ajmer
1917Apostolic Prefecture of Bettiah was suppressed (to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Patna)
1917Apostolic Vicariate of Patna was restored (from the suppressed Apostolic Prefecture of Bettiah)
1919.09.10Apostolic Vicariate of Patna was promoted as Diocese of Patna
1923.06.12Diocese of Calicut was established (from Diocese of Coimbatore, Diocese of Mangalore and Diocese of Mysore)
1923.06.12Diocese of Tuticorin was established (from Diocese of Trichinopoly)
1923.12.21Apostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Changanacherry
1923.12.21Apostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitanate sui juris of Ernakulam
1923.12.21Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Kottayam
1923.12.21Apostolic Vicariate of Trichur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Trichur
1927.05.25Diocese of Ranchi was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta)
1928.05.01Archdiocese of Cranganor was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman)
1928.05.01Diocese of Daman was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman)
1928.05.01Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Daman, and gained title of Cranganor)
1928.06.15Mission sui juris of Bellary was established (from Diocese of Hyderabad and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras)
1928.07.03Diocese of Nellore was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras)
1928.07.18Mission sui juris of Cuttack was established (from Diocese of Vizagapatam)
1929.02.15Mission sui juris of Sikkim was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta and Apostolic Vicariate of Dajianlu 打箭爐)
1929.04.11Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry lost territory to Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor
1930.04.04Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor lost territory to Diocese of Tuticorin
1930.05.26Diocese of Kottar was established (from Diocese of Quilon)
1930.05.26Diocese of Salem was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry, Diocese of Kumbakonam and Diocese of Mysore)
1930.07.14Diocese of Vijayapuram was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Verapoly)
1931.06.16Mission sui juris of Sikkim was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Sikkim
1932.06.11Diocese of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established
1932.06.11Metropolitanate sui juris of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established
1932.07.18Apostolic Prefecture of Jubbulpore was established (from Diocese of Nagpur and Diocese of Allahabad)
1933.01.10Mission sui juris of Bezwada was established (from Diocese of Hyderabad)
1934.07.09Apostolic Prefecture of Assam was promoted as Diocese of Shillong
1935.03.11Apostolic Prefecture of Indore was established (from Diocese of Nagpur, Diocese of Ajmer and Diocese of Allahabad)
1937.04.13Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Delhi and Simla
1937.04.13Mission sui juris of Bezwada was promoted as Diocese of Bezwada
1937.04.13Metropolitan Archdiocese of Simla was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Delhi and Simla (gained territory from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra)
1937.06.01Mission sui juris of Cuttack was promoted as Diocese of Cuttack
1937.07.01Diocese of Trivandrum was established (from Diocese of Quilon)
1938.01.08Diocese of Madura was established (from Diocese of Trichinopoly)
1940.01.12Apostolic Prefecture of Jhansi was established (from Diocese of Allahabad)
1940.01.12Diocese of Lucknow was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra and Diocese of Allahabad)
1940.02.13Diocese of Bangalore was established (from Diocese of Mysore)
1940.02.13Diocese of Guntur was established (from Diocese of Nellore)
1946.07.11Apostolic Prefecture of Gorakhpur was established (from Diocese of Allahabad)
1949Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta and Diocese of Calicut
1949.03.10Mission sui juris of Bellary was promoted as Diocese of Bellary
1949.05.05Diocese of Ahmedabad was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay)
1950.07.25Diocese of Palai (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Kottayam)
1950.10.21Apostolic Prefecture of Jubbulpore was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Jabalpur
1950.10.21Diocese of Madura was renamed as Diocese of Madurai
1950.10.21Diocese of Trichinopoly was renamed as Diocese of Tiruchirapalli
1950.10.21Diocese of Bezwada was renamed as Diocese of Vijayawada
1950.10.21Diocese of Vizagapatam was renamed as Diocese of Visakhapatnam
1951.06.14Diocese of Sambalpur was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta, Diocese of Nagpur and Diocese of Ranchi)
1951.07.12Diocese of Dibrugarh was established (from Diocese of Shillong)
1951.12.13Diocese of Raigarh–Ambikapur was established (from Diocese of Nagpur and Diocese of Ranchi)
1952.01.17Apostolic Prefecture of Haflong was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dacca)
1952.01.17Apostolic Prefecture of Jalandhar was established (from Diocese of Lahore)
1952.01.17Diocese of Jalpaiguri was established (from Diocese of Dinajpur)
1952.01.17Apostolic Prefecture of Kashmir and Jammu was established (from Diocese of Lahore and Diocese of Rawalpindi)
1952.01.17Apostolic Prefecture of Malda was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta)
1952.05.15Apostolic Prefecture of Indore was promoted as Diocese of Indore
1952.06.19Diocese of Alleppey was established (from Diocese of Cochin)
1952.11.13Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor, and lost territory to establish Diocese of Tanjore and Diocese of Vellore)
1952.11.13Diocese of São Tomé de Meliapor was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore)
1952.11.13Diocese of Tanjore was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras)
1952.11.13Diocese of Vellore was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras)
1952.12.22Diocese of Warangal was established (from Diocese of Hyderabad)
1953.08.07Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry and Cuddalore
1953.09.19Diocese of Bangalore was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangalore
1953.09.19Diocese of Belgaum was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman and Diocese of Poona)
1953.09.19Diocese of Hyderabad was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hyderabad
1953.09.19Diocese of Madurai was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madurai
1953.09.19Diocese of Nagpur was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nagpur
1953.09.19Diocese of Ranchi was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi
1953.12.31Diocese of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Calicut)
1954.07.05Apostolic Prefecture of Jabalpur was promoted as Diocese of Jabalpur
1954.07.05Apostolic Prefecture of Jhansi was promoted as Diocese of Jhansi
1955.05.08Diocese of Amravati was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nagpur)
1955.05.13Diocese of Ajmer was renamed as Diocese of Ajmer–Jaipur
1955.07.03Diocese of Ootacamund was established (from Diocese of Mysore)
1956.02.20Diocese of Meerut was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agra)
1956.07.29Diocese of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry
1956.07.29Diocese of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitanate sui juris of Ernakulam)
1956.08.03Apostolic Prefecture of Bhagalpur was established (from Diocese of Patna)
1958.09.17Apostolic Prefecture of Gorakhpur was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Benares-Gorakhpur
1959.06.04Metropolitan Archdiocese of Delhi and Simla was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Delhi (lost territory to establish Diocese of Simla)
1959.06.04Diocese of Simla was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Delhi and Simla)
1962.07.02Diocese of Jamshedpur was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta)
1962.08.08Apostolic Prefecture of Sikkim was promoted as Diocese of Darjeeling
1962.08.08Apostolic Prefecture of Malda was promoted as Diocese of Dumka
1963.09.13Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bhopal was established (from Diocese of Ajmer–Jaipur, Diocese of Indore and Diocese of Jabalpur)
1963.11.16Diocese of Chikmagalur was established (from Diocese of Mysore)
1964.01.16Apostolic Prefecture of Raipur was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nagpur)
1964.01.16Diocese of Tezpur was established (from Diocese of Shillong and Diocese of Dibrugarh)
1964.05.12Diocese of Simla was renamed as Diocese of Simla and Chandigarh
1965.01.11Apostolic Prefecture of Bhagalpur was promoted as Diocese of Bhagalpur
1966.09.29Diocese of Baroda was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay)
1967.06.12Diocese of Kurnool was established (from Diocese of Nellore)
1968.05.04Apostolic Prefecture of Kashmir and Jammu was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Jammu and Kashmir
1968.06.08Apostolic Prefecture of Balasore was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta)
1968.07.29Apostolic Exarchate of Chanda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nagpur and Diocese of Amravati)
1968.07.29Apostolic Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established
1968.07.29Apostolic Exarchate of Satna (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Jabalpur)
1968.07.29Apostolic Exarchate of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Indore)
1969Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pondicherry and Cuddalore lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore and Diocese of Nellore
1969.06.26Diocese of Shillong was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gauhati–Shillong
1969.06.26Apostolic Prefecture of Haflong was promoted as Diocese of Silchar
1970.01.22Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gauhati–Shillong was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong–Gauhati
1970.06.05Apostolic Prefecture of Benares-Gorakhpur was promoted as Diocese of Banaras
1971.05.14Diocese of Banaras was renamed as Diocese of Varanasi
1971.06.05Diocese of Daltonganj was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi)
1971.12.06Apostolic Prefecture of Jalandhar was promoted as Diocese of Jalandhar
1972.03.23Apostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Meerut)
1972.03.23Apostolic Exarchate of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Raipur)
1973.01.29Diocese of Kohima–Imphal was established (from Diocese of Dibrugarh)
1973.03.01Diocese of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tellicherry)
1973.03.01Diocese of Tura was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong–Gauhati)
1973.04.03Diocese of Ajmer–Jaipur lost territory to Apostolic Exarchate of Sagar
1973.05.17Diocese of Palayamkottai was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madurai)
1973.07.05Apostolic Prefecture of Raipur was promoted as Diocese of Raipur
1974.01.24Diocese of Berhampur was established (from Diocese of Cuttack)
1974.01.24Diocese of Cuttack was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cuttack–Bhubaneswar (lost territory to establish Diocese of Berhampur)
1974.06.27Diocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Trichur)
1976.01.01Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman was demoted as Archdiocese of Goa and Daman
1976.01.24Diocese of Karwar was established (from Diocese of Belgaum)
1976.05.31Diocese of Nalgonda was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hyderabad and Diocese of Warangal)
1976.10.19Diocese of Cuddapah was established (from Diocese of Nellore)
1976.12.09Diocese of Eluru was established (from Diocese of Vijayawada)
1977Titular Episcopal See of Chayal (Syro-Malankar Rite) was restored
1977.02.03Diocese of Khandwa was established (from Diocese of Indore)
1977.02.26Apostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Bijnor
1977.02.26Apostolic Exarchate of Chanda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Chanda
1977.02.26Apostolic Exarchate of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Jagdalpur
1977.02.26Diocese of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry and Diocese of Palai)
1977.02.26Diocese of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Ahmedabad)
1977.02.26Apostolic Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Sagar
1977.02.26Apostolic Exarchate of Satna (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Satna
1977.02.26Apostolic Exarchate of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Ujjain
1977.05.30Diocese of Baruipur was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta)
1977.11.10Diocese of Ambikapur was established (from Diocese of Raigarh–Ambikapur)
1977.11.10Diocese of Raigarh–Ambikapur was renamed as Diocese of Raigarh (lost territory to establish Diocese of Ambikapur)
1977.12.17Diocese of Aurangabad was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hyderabad and Diocese of Amravati)
1978.06.08Diocese of Raiganj was established (from Diocese of Dumka)
1978.06.22Diocese of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Trichur)
1978.10.28Diocese of Bathery (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tiruvalla)
1979.07.04Diocese of Rourkela was established (from Diocese of Sambalpur)
1980.03.06Diocese of Muzaffarpur was established (from Diocese of Patna)
1980.03.28Diocese of Imphal was established (from Diocese of Kohima–Imphal)
1980.03.28Diocese of Kohima–Imphal was renamed as Diocese of Kohima (lost territory to establish Diocese of Imphal)
1983.12.05Diocese of Diphu was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong–Gauhati)
1984.06.19Diocese of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Varanasi)
1984.06.22Diocese of Port Blair was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi)
1984.12.03Diocese of Udaipur was established (from Diocese of Ajmer–Jaipur)
1985.12.21Diocese of Punalur was established (from Diocese of Quilon)
1986.03.10Apostolic Prefecture of Jammu and Kashmir was promoted as Diocese of Jammu–Srinagar
1986.04.28Diocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tellicherry)
1987.05.15Diocese of Nashik was established (from Diocese of Poona)
1987.07.03Diocese of Kottapuram was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Verapoly)
1987.07.03Diocese of Sivagangai was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madurai)
1988.01.18Diocese of Khammam was established (from Diocese of Warangal)
1988.04.30Diocese of Kalyan (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay)
1988.11.14Diocese of Shimoga was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangalore and Diocese of Chikmagalur)
1989.01.19Diocese of Bareilly was established (from Diocese of Lucknow)
1989.12.18Apostolic Prefecture of Balasore was promoted as Diocese of Balasore
1992.03.30Diocese of Guwahati was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong–Gauhati, Diocese of Tezpur and Diocese of Tura)
1992.03.30Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong–Gauhati was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong (lost territory to establish Diocese of Guwahati)
1992.12.16Metropolitanate sui juris of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Major Archdiocese of Ernakulam–Angamaly
1993.05.28Diocese of Gumla was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi)
1993.05.28Diocese of Simdega was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi)
1993.07.01Diocese of Srikakulam was established (from Diocese of Visakhapatnam)
1995.04.01Diocese of Hazaribag was established (from Diocese of Daltonganj)
1995.04.01Diocese of Khunti was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ranchi)
1995.05.18Diocese of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tellicherry
1995.05.18Diocese of Trichur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trichur
1995.07.10Diocese of Guwahati was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Guwahati
1995.07.10Diocese of Imphal was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Imphal
1996.01.11Diocese of Agartala was established (from Diocese of Silchar)
1996.01.11Diocese of Silchar was renamed as Diocese of Aizawl (lost territory to establish Diocese of Agartala)
1996.06.14Diocese of Neyyattinkara was established (from Diocese of Trivandrum)
1996.11.11Diocese of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry)
1996.12.16Diocese of Marthandam (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Metropolitanate sui juris of Trivandrum)
1997.01.24Diocese of Dharmapuri was established (from Diocese of Salem)
1997.06.14Diocese of Bagdogra was established (from Diocese of Darjeeling)
1997.10.24Diocese of Asansol was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calcutta)
1998.05.22Diocese of Vasai was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bombay)
1998.06.27Diocese of Bettiah was restored (from Diocese of Muzaffarpur)
1998.06.27Diocese of Purnea was established (from Diocese of Dumka)
1998.11.05Diocese of Kannur was established (from Diocese of Calicut)
1999.02.09Diocese of Gwalior was established (from Diocese of Jhansi)
1999.03.16Diocese of Patna was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Patna
1999.04.24Diocese of Belthangady (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tellicherry)
1999.06.23Diocese of Adilabad (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Chanda)
2000.05.10Diocese of Bongaigaon was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Guwahati)
2001.10.16Diocese of Visakhapatnam was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Visakhapatnam
2002.03.01Diocese of Jhabua was established (from Diocese of Indore and Diocese of Udaipur)
2002.06.28Diocese of Chingleput was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madras and Mylapore)
2002.10.11Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gandhinagar was established (from Diocese of Ahmedabad)
2003.01.15Diocese of Idukki (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Ernakulam–Angamaly)
2003.01.15Diocese of Moovatupuzha (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tiruvalla)
2003.10.30Diocese of Dindigul was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Madurai and Diocese of Tiruchirapalli)
2004.02.27Diocese of Raipur was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Raipur
2004.06.03Diocese of Trivandrum was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trivandrum
2005.02.10Metropolitanate sui juris of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankar Rite) was promoted as Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum
2005.05.09Diocese of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kottayam
2005.06.24Diocese of Gulbarga was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hyderabad, Diocese of Belgaum and Diocese of Bellary)
2005.07.05Diocese of Sindhudurg was established (from Diocese of Poona)
2005.07.20Diocese of Ajmer–Jaipur was renamed as Diocese of Ajmer (lost territory to establish Diocese of Jaipur)
2005.07.20Diocese of Jaipur was established (from Diocese of Ajmer–Jaipur)
2005.12.07Diocese of Itanagar was established (from Diocese of Tezpur)
2005.12.07Diocese of Miao was established (from Diocese of Dibrugarh)
2005.12.12Diocese of Buxar was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Patna)
2006.01.28Diocese of Jowai was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong)
2006.01.28Diocese of Nongstoin was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Shillong)
2006.03.23Diocese of Jashpur was established (from Diocese of Raigarh)
2006.05.15Diocese of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tiruvalla
2006.11.25Archdiocese of Goa and Daman was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa and Daman
2007.01.02Diocese of Mavelikkara (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum)
2007.08.29Diocese of Bhadravathi (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Mananthavady)
2010.01.18Diocese of Mandya (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Mananthavady)
2010.01.18Diocese of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Palghat)
2010.01.25Diocese of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum)
2010.01.25Diocese of Puthur (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Bathery)
2012.03.06Diocese of Faridabad (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established
2012.07.16Diocese of Udupi was established (from Diocese of Mangalore)
2013.12.28Diocese of Sultanpet was established (from Diocese of Calicut and Diocese of Coimbatore)
2014.12.22Diocese of Kuzhithurai was established (from Diocese of Kottar)
2015.03.26Apostolic Exarchate of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established
2015.03.26Diocese of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established
2016.04.11Diocese of Rayagada was established (from Diocese of Berhampur)
2017.08.05Diocese of Parassala (Syro-Malankar Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum)
2017.10.10Diocese of Hosur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established
2017.10.10Diocese of Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established

as of 2017.12.13

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