Titular diocese of Natchitoches
The diocese , located in the United States, was established on July 29, 1853 from areas of the diocese of New Orleans . It belonged to the ecclesiastical province of New Orleans and was 11,205 square miles. On August 6, 1910, it was replaced by the diocese of Alexandria . In the list of titular dioceses since 1995, it was first occupied as such in 1999.