Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Syria

Syria
DateAscendingChange
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Abila was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Adraha was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Aradus was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Arethusa (Syriac Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Balaneæ was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Barbalissus was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Barcusus was established
UnknownTitular Metropolitan See of Bostra was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Canatha was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Constantia was established
UnknownTitular Archiepiscopal See of Cyrrhus was established
UnknownTitular Archiepiscopal See of Cyrrhus (Maronite Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Danaba-orum was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Dionysias was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Europus was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Evaria was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Gindarus was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Hamatha was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Hemesa (Maronite Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Metropolitan See of Hierapolis was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Hierapolis (Syriac Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Iabruda was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Mariama was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Nebo was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Neocæsarea was established
UnknownTitular Archiepiscopal See of Palmyra was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Palmyra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Paltos was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Paneade was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Raphaneæ was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Resaina was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Sergiopolis antea Resapha was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Sura was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Zeugma was established
200Archdiocese of Apamea was established
200Diocese of Laodicea was established
300Diocese of Arethusus was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Berœa was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Damascus (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hemesa was established
300Diocese of Philippopolis was established
325Metropolitan Archdiocese of Damascus was established
400Diocese of Aleppo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
600Diocese of Aleppo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Aleppo
600Metropolitan Archdiocese of Berœa was suppressed
900Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hemesa was suppressed
1000Diocese of Philippopolis was suppressed
1100Metropolitan Archdiocese of Damascus was suppressed
1200Diocese of Arethusus was suppressed
1300Archdiocese of Apamea was demoted as Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea
1300Titular Metropolitan See of Damascus was restored
1300Diocese of Laodicea was demoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea
1500Titular Episcopal See of Arethusus was restored
1527Archdiocese of Damascus (Maronite Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
1628Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia was established
1633Metropolitan Archdiocese of Damascus (Syriac Rite) was established
1645Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo was established
1659Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo was suppressed
1659.01.28Archdiocese of Aleppo (Syriac Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
1678Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs (Syriac Rite) was established
1687Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1700Archdiocese of Aleppo (Maronite Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
1700Titular Metropolitan See of Hemesa was restored
1700Diocese of Qâra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1710Diocese of Aleppo (Armenian Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
1724.10.01Patriarchal See of Antioch (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1727Archdiocese of Hama (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1727Diocese of Homs (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1750Archdiocese of Haūrān (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1762.06.27Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo was restored
1790Archdiocese of Aleppo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aleppo
1800Diocese of Hama (Syriac Rite) was established
1800Diocese of Jabrud (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1800Diocese of Nabk (Syriac Rite) was established
1800Diocese of Qâra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1817Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Syria and Cilicia
1817Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus
1839Apostolic Vicariate of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo (lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Abyssinia)
1849.03.04Archdiocese of Hama (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs and united to Diocese of Homs)
1849.03.04Diocese of Homs (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs (gained territory from the suppressed Archdiocese of Hama and Diocese of Jabrud and gained title of Hama and Jabrud)
1849.03.04Diocese of Jabrud (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs and united to Diocese of Homs)
1850Diocese of Hama (Syriac Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs and united to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs)
1850Diocese of Nabk (Syriac Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs and united to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs)
1881Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra–Hauran (gained territory from the suppressed Archdiocese of Haūrān)
1881Archdiocese of Haūrān (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra–Hauran)
1885Titular Episcopal See of Paneade was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea Paneas
1896Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1896Apostolic Prefecture of Syria and Cilicia was demoted as Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia
1898Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea Paneas was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea Paneas
1899.02.03Diocese of Aleppo (Armenian Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Aleppo
1901Diocese of Syria (Chaldean Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
1907Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea
1914Titular Episcopal See of Arethusus was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Arethusus
1914Titular Episcopal See of Arethusa (Syriac Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Arethusus
1914Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1919Titular Episcopal See of Hamatha (Maronite Rite) was established
1919Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Maronite Rite) was established
1922Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1925Titular Episcopal See of Abila was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Abyla
1925Titular Episcopal See of Hamatha was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Amatha
1925Titular Episcopal See of Hamatha (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Amatha
1925Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea was renamed as Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea
1925Titular Episcopal See of Arethusus was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Arethusa
1925Titular Episcopal See of Arethusus (Syriac Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Arethusa
1925Titular Episcopal See of Balaneæ was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Balanea
1925Titular Episcopal See of Constantia was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Constantia
1925Titular Episcopal See of Danaba-orum was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Danaba
1925Titular Episcopal See of Evaria was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Euhara
1925Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea ad mare
1925Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea ad mare
1925Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea ad mare
1925Titular Episcopal See of Mariama was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Mariamme
1925Titular Episcopal See of Nebo was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Neve
1925Titular Archiepiscopal See of Palmyra was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Palmyra
1925Titular Episcopal See of Paltos was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Paltus
1925Titular Episcopal See of Raphaneæ was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Raphanea
1925Titular Episcopal See of Sergiopolis antea Resapha was promoted as Titular Metropolitan See of Sergiopolis
1926Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea Paneas was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea
1926Titular Metropolitan See of Hemesa was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Hemesa
1926Titular Episcopal See of Hierapolis (Syriac Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Hierapolis
1926Titular Metropolitan See of Hierapolis was renamed as Titular Metropolitan See of Hierapolis in Syria
1926Titular Episcopal See of Neocæsarea was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Neocæsarea
1926Titular Episcopal See of Philippopolis was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Philippopolis
1927Titular Episcopal See of Constantia was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Constantia
1927Titular Episcopal See of Hemesa (Maronite Rite) was suppressed
1929Titular Episcopal See of Abyla was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Abila
1929Titular Episcopal See of Adraha was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Adraa
1929Titular Episcopal See of Amatha was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Amathus
1929Titular Episcopal See of Amatha (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Amathus
1929Titular Archiepiscopal See of Anasartha was established
1929Titular Metropolitan See of Berœa was restored
1929Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea
1929Titular Episcopal See of Euhara was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Euaria
1929Titular Archiepiscopal See of Gabula was established
1929Titular Episcopal See of Hemesa was promoted as Titular Metropolitan See of Hemesa
1929Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea ad mare was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea
1929Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea ad mare (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea
1929Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea ad mare (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea
1929Titular Episcopal See of Paltus was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Paltus
1929Titular Episcopal See of Resaina was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Rhesaina
1930Titular Episcopal See of Abila was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Abila Lysaniæ
1930Titular Episcopal See of Neve was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Neve
1932Titular Archiepiscopal See of Gabala was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Abila Lysaniæ was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Abila Lysaniæ
1933Titular Episcopal See of Agrippias was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Amathus was suppressed
1933Titular Episcopal See of Antarados was established
1933Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea was renamed as Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Bosana was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Cæsarea was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Cesarea Philippi
1933Titular Archiepiscopal See of Chalcis in Syria was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Chonochora was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Constantia was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Constantia in Arabia
1933Titular Episcopal See of Corada was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Amathus (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Epiphania in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Erra was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Euaria was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Eurœa in Phœnicia
1933Titular Episcopal See of Hierapolis (Syriac Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Hierapolis in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea ad Libanum was established
1933Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea in Syria
1933Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Larissa in Syria was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Massimianopolis in Arabia was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Neapolis in Arabia was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Neila was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Neocæsarea was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Neocæsarea in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Orisa was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Parembolæ in Phœnicia was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Philippopolis was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Philippopolis in Arabia
1933Titular Episcopal See of Phæna was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Saccæa was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Salamias was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Seleucobelus was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Urima was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Zenobias was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Zeugma in Mesopotamia was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Zeugma was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Zeugma in Syria
1933Titular Episcopal See of Zorava was established
1939.10.05Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo lost territory to Apostolic Vicariate of Constantinopole
1939.12.09Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo lost territory to Apostolic Vicariate of Constantinopole
1944Titular Episcopal See of Epiphania in Syria was restored
1944Titular Episcopal See of Epiphania in Syria (Maronite Rite) was suppressed
1951Titular Episcopal See of Palmyra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1953Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia was suppressed
1954.04.16Apostolic Administration of Latakia (Maronite Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Tripoli)
1954.06.29Diocese of Kameshli (Armenian Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Mardin and became suffragan of Cilicia)
1956Titular Archiepiscopal See of Cyrrhus (Maronite Rite) was suppressed
1957.07.03Diocese of Syria (Chaldean Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Aleppo (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Gazireh)
1957.07.15Diocese of Hassaké (Syriac Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
1961Titular Archiepiscopal See of Hierapolis in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1961.04.28Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed (to establish Archdiocese of Latakia)
1961.04.28Archdiocese of Latakia (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tripoli, from the suppressed former Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea in Syria and without ecclesiastical province)
1963Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea in Syria (Syriac Rite) was established
1964.12.03Diocese of Hassaké (Syriac Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Hassaké–Nisibi
1970Titular Episcopal See of Apamea in Syria (Maronite Rite) was established
1973Titular Episcopal See of Epiphania in Syria was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Epiphania in Syria
1977.08.04Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea in Syria (Maronite Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Latakia)
1977.08.04Apostolic Administration of Latakia (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Latakia (gained territory from the suppressed Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea in Syria and without ecclesiastical province)
1980Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1984.11.06Patriarchal Exarchate of Damascus (Armenian Rite) was established
2010Titular Episcopal See of Parembolæ in Phœnicia was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Parembolæ in Arabia
2010Titular Episcopal See of Saccæa was suppressed
2019.12.20Titular Metropolitan See of Apamea in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Apamea in Syria

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