Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Madagascar

Madagascar
DateAscendingChange
1841Apostolic Prefecture of Madagascar was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Bourbon)
1848.01.21Apostolic Prefecture of Madagascar was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Madagascar
1848.09.04Apostolic Prefecture of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Madagascar)
1896.01.16Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Madagascar was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Madagascar)
1898.07.05Apostolic Vicariate of Madagascar was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Central Madagascar (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Madagascar)
1898.07.05Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Madagascar was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Madagascar)
1913.05.10Apostolic Vicariate of Fianarantsoa was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Central Madagascar)
1913.05.15Apostolic Prefecture of Betafó was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Central Madagascar)
1913.05.20Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Madagascar was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Diégo-Suarez
1913.05.20Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Madagascar was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Fort-Dauphin
1913.05.20Apostolic Vicariate of Central Madagascar was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive
1918.08.24Apostolic Prefecture of Betafó was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Betafó
1921.01.10Apostolic Vicariate of Betafó was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Antsirabé
1923.03.15Apostolic Vicariate of Majunga was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Diégo-Suarez)
1932.02.02Apostolic Vicariate of Diégo-Suarez lost territory to Apostolic Prefecture of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore
1933.12.13Mission sui juris of Miarinarivo was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive)
1935.06.18Apostolic Prefecture of Vatomandry was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Fianarantsoa and Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive)
1938.01.08Apostolic Prefecture of Morondava was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Antsirabé, Apostolic Vicariate of Fianarantsoa, Apostolic Vicariate of Majunga and Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive)
1938.06.14Apostolic Prefecture of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Ambanja
1939.03.15Mission sui juris of Miarinarivo lost territory to Apostolic Prefecture of Morondava
1939.05.25Apostolic Vicariate of Majunga lost territory to Apostolic Vicariate of Miarinarivo
1939.05.25Mission sui juris of Miarinarivo was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Miarinarivo (gained territory from Apostolic Vicariate of Majunga and Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive)
1939.05.25Apostolic Prefecture of Vatomandry was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Tamatave
1939.05.25Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive lost territory to Apostolic Vicariate of Miarinarivo
1949.01.13Apostolic Prefecture of Tsiroanomandidy was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Miarinarivo)
1951.03.08Apostolic Prefecture of Ambanja was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Ambanja
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Ambanja was promoted as Diocese of Ambanja (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Antsirabé was promoted as Diocese of Antsirabé (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Diégo-Suarez was promoted as Diocese of Diégo-Suarez (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Fianarantsoa was promoted as Diocese of Fianarantsoa (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Fort-Dauphin was promoted as Diocese of Fort-Dauphin (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Majunga was promoted as Diocese of Majunga (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Miarinarivo was promoted as Diocese of Miarinarivo (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Prefecture of Morondava was promoted as Diocese of Morondava (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Tamatave was promoted as Diocese of Tamatave (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Tananarive was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tananarive (with suffragan sees Ambanja, Antsirabé, Diégo-Suarez, Fianarantsoa, Fort-Dauphin, Majunga, Miarinarivo, Morondava and Tamatave)
1957.04.08Diocese of Farafangana was established (from Diocese of Fort-Dauphin and became suffragan of Tananarive)
1957.04.08Diocese of Tuléar was established (from Diocese of Fort-Dauphin and became suffragan of Tananarive)
1958.12.11Diocese of Diégo-Suarez was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Diégo-Suarez (with suffragan sees Ambanja and Majunga)
1958.12.11Diocese of Fianarantsoa was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa (with suffragan sees Farafangana, Fort-Dauphin, Morondava and Tuléar)
1958.12.11Apostolic Prefecture of Tsiroanomandidy was promoted as Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy (became suffragan of Tananarive)
1959.05.21Diocese of Ambatondrazaka was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Diégo-Suarez and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tananarive and became suffragan of Tananarive)
1960.04.25Diocese of Morombe was established (from Diocese of Morondava and became suffragan of Fianarantsoa)
1967.04.13Diocese of Ihosy was established (from Diocese of Farafangana and Diocese of Fort-Dauphin and became suffragan of Fianarantsoa)
1968.04.09Diocese of Mananjary was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa and Diocese of Tamatave and became suffragan of Fianarantsoa)
1989.10.28Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tananarive was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Antananarivo
1989.10.28Metropolitan Archdiocese of Diégo-Suarez was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Antsiranana
1989.10.28Diocese of Majunga was renamed as Diocese of Mahajanga
1989.10.28Diocese of Tuléar was renamed as Diocese of Toliara
1989.11.23Diocese of Fort-Dauphin was renamed as Diocese of Tôlagnaro
1990.01.31Diocese of Tamatave was renamed as Diocese of Toamasina
1993.10.18Diocese of Port-Bergé was established (from Diocese of Mahajanga and became suffragan of Antsiranana)
1999.06.03Diocese of Ambositra was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa and became suffragan of Fianarantsoa)
2000.10.30Diocese of Fenoarivo Atsinanana was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Antsiranana and became suffragan of Antsiranana)
2003.11.14Diocese of Toliara was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toliara (with suffragan see Morombe)
2006.05.13Diocese of Moramanga was established (from Diocese of Ambatondrazaka and became suffragan of Antananarivo)
2010.02.26Diocese of Toamasina was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toamasina (with suffragan sees Ambatondrazaka, Fenoarivo Atsinanana and Moramanga)
2017.02.08Diocese of Maintirano was established (from Diocese of Mahajanga, Diocese of Morondava and Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy and became suffragan of Antananarivo)

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