Ethiopic Church

Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

DateAscendingCountryChange
1937.03.25Ethiopia EthiopiaApostolic Prefecture of Tigray (Ethiopic Rite) was established (from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Abyssinia)
1951.10.31Ethiopia EthiopiaApostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba (Ethiopic Rite) was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Dessiè, Apostolic Prefecture of Endeber and Apostolic Prefecture of Gondar, from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Addis Abeba and without ecclesiastical province)
1961.02.20Ethiopia EthiopiaApostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba (Ethiopic Rite) was promoted as Metropolitanate sui juris of Addis Abeba (with suffragan sees Adigrat and Asmara and gained territory from the suppressed Apostolic Prefecture of Dessiè, Apostolic Prefecture of Endeber and Apostolic Prefecture of Gondar)
1961.02.20Ethiopia EthiopiaApostolic Prefecture of Tigray (Ethiopic Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Adigrat (became suffragan of Addis Abeba)
2003.11.25Ethiopia EthiopiaDiocese of Emdeber (Ethiopic Rite) was established (from Metropolitanate sui juris of Addis Abeba and became suffragan of Addis Abeba)
2015.01.19Ethiopia EthiopiaDiocese of Bahir Dar–Dessie (Ethiopic Rite) was established (from Metropolitanate sui juris of Addis Abeba and became suffragan of Addis Abeba)

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