Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Lesotho

Lesotho
DateAscendingChange
1894.05.08Apostolic Prefecture of Basutoland was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Orange Free State)
1909.02.18Apostolic Prefecture of Basutoland was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Basutoland
1951.01.11Apostolic Vicariate of Basutoland was promoted as Diocese of Maseru (became suffragan of Bloemfontein)
1952.12.11Diocese of Leribe was established (from Diocese of Maseru and became suffragan of Bloemfontein)
1961.01.03Diocese of Maseru was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Maseru (with suffragan sees Leribe and Qacha’s Nek and lost territory to establish Diocese of Qacha’s Nek)
1961.01.03Diocese of Qacha’s Nek was established (from Diocese of Maseru and became suffragan of Maseru)
1977.11.10Diocese of Mohale’s Hoek was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Maseru and became suffragan of Maseru)

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