Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Switzerland

Switzerland
DateAscendingChange
346Diocese of Basel was established
380Diocese of Octodurum was established
400Diocese of Genève was established
500Diocese of Avenches was established (became suffragan of Besançon)
500Diocese of Chur was established (became suffragan of Milano)
515Territorial Abbacy of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune was established
575Diocese of Octodurum was renamed as Diocese of Sion
595Diocese of Avenches was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Konstanz and Diocese of Lausanne)
595Diocese of Lausanne was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Avenches and became suffragan of Besançon)
934Territorial Abbacy of Maria Einsiedeln was established
1621Apostolic Prefecture of Rhaetia was established (from Diocese of Chur)
1782Diocese of Basel exchanged territory with Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon
1801.11.29Diocese of Basel lost territory to Diocese of Strasbourg
1801.11.29Diocese of Genève was suppressed (to Diocese of Chambéry)
1801.11.29Diocese of Lausanne lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon and Diocese of Basel
1818.05.02Diocese of Chur lost territory to Diocese of Brixen
1821.01.30Diocese of Lausanne was renamed as Diocese of Lausanne et Genève
1823.07.02Diocese of Sankt Gallen was established (from Diocese of Chur and without ecclesiastical province)
1841Diocese of Chur lost territory to Diocese of Basel
1866Diocese of Chur lost territory to Diocese of Sankt Gallen
1884.09.01Apostolic Administration of Ticino was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Milano and Diocese of Como)
1888.09.07Apostolic Administration of Ticino was promoted as Diocese of Lugano (without ecclesiastical province)
1921Apostolic Prefecture of Rhaetia was suppressed (to Diocese of Chur)
1924.10.17Diocese of Lausanne et Genève was renamed as Diocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg
1960.07.22Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was established
2013.01.19Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris (without ecclesiastical province)

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