Syro-Malabar Church

Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

DateAscendingCountryChange
1555India IndiaArchdiocese of Angamaly (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established
1599.12.20India IndiaArchdiocese of Angamaly (Syro-Malabar Rite) was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Angamalé)
1887.05.20India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Verapoly)
1887.05.20India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Trichur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Verapoly)
1896.07.28India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam)
1896.07.28India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Trichur and from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Kottayam)
1896.07.28India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Trichur and to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry and Apostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam)
1911.08.29India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry and Apostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam)
1923.12.21India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Changanacherry (became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1923.12.21India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ernakulam (with suffragan sees Changanacherry, Kottayam and Trichur)
1923.12.21India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Kottayam (became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1923.12.21India IndiaApostolic Vicariate of Trichur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Trichur (became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1950.07.25India IndiaDiocese of Palai (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Changanacherry and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1953.12.31India IndiaDiocese of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Calicut and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1956.07.29India IndiaDiocese of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ernakulam and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1959.01.10India IndiaDiocese of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry (with suffragan see Palai)
1962.03.31India IndiaOrdinariate of Chanda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nagpur)
1968.07.29India IndiaOrdinariate of Chanda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Apostolic Exarchate of Chanda (gained territory from Diocese of Amravati)
1968.07.29India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bhopal and became suffragan of Bhopal)
1968.07.29India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Satna (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Jabalpur and became suffragan of Bhopal)
1968.07.29India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Indore and became suffragan of Bhopal)
1972.03.23India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Meerut and became suffragan of Agra)
1972.03.23India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Raipur)
1973.03.01India IndiaDiocese of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tellicherry and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1974.06.27India IndiaDiocese of Palghat (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Trichur and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1975.12.04India IndiaDiocese of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) lost territory to Diocese of Mananthavady
1977.02.26India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Bijnor
1977.02.26India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Chanda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Chanda (became suffragan of Nagpur)
1977.02.26India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Jagdalpur (became suffragan of Bhopal)
1977.02.26India IndiaDiocese of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry and became suffragan of Changanacherry)
1977.02.26India IndiaDiocese of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Ahmedabad and became suffragan of Bombay)
1977.02.26India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Sagar (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Sagar
1977.02.26India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Satna (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Satna
1977.02.26India IndiaApostolic Exarchate of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Ujjain
1978.06.22India IndiaDiocese of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Trichur and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1984.06.19India IndiaDiocese of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Varanasi and became suffragan of Agra)
1986.04.28India IndiaDiocese of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tellicherry and became suffragan of Ernakulam)
1988.04.30India IndiaDiocese of Kalyan (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (gained territory from Diocese of Poona and became suffragan of Bombay)
1992.12.16India IndiaMajor Archdiocese of Ernakulam–Angamaly (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ernakulam)
1992.12.16India IndiaMetropolitan Archdiocese of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ernakulam–Angamaly (lost territory to establish Major Archdiocese of Ernakulam–Angamaly)
1995.05.18India IndiaDiocese of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tellicherry (with suffragan sees Mananthavady and Thamarasserry)
1995.05.18India IndiaDiocese of Trichur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trichur (with suffragan sees Irinjalakuda and Palghat)
1996.11.11India IndiaDiocese of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry and became suffragan of Changanacherry)
1999.04.24India IndiaDiocese of Belthangady (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tellicherry and became suffragan of Tellicherry)
1999.06.23India IndiaDiocese of Adilabad (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Chanda and became suffragan of Hyderabad)
2001.02.16USA USADiocese of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
2002.12.19India IndiaDiocese of Idukki (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Kothamangalam and became suffragan of Ernakulam–Angamaly)
2005.05.09India IndiaDiocese of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kottayam
2007.08.29India IndiaDiocese of Bhadravathi (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Mananthavady and became suffragan of Tellicherry)
2010.01.15India IndiaDiocese of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar Rite) lost territory to Diocese of Bhadravathi
2010.01.18India IndiaDiocese of Mandya (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Mananthavady and became suffragan of Tellicherry)
2010.01.18India IndiaDiocese of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (from Diocese of Palghat and became suffragan of Trichur)
2012.03.06India IndiaDiocese of Faridabad (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established
2013.12.23Australia Australia, New Zealand New ZealandDiocese of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
2015.08.06Canada CanadaApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established
2016.07.28England England, Scotland Scotland, Wales WalesDiocese of Great Britain (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
2017.10.09India IndiaMetropolitan Archdiocese of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar Rite) lost territory to Diocese of Thuckalay
2017.10.10India IndiaDiocese of Hosur (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
2017.10.10India IndiaDiocese of Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar Rite) was established (without ecclesiastical province)
2018.12.22Canada CanadaApostolic Exarchate of Canada (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Mississauga (without ecclesiastical province)

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