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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Austria

Austria
DateAscendingChange
250Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lauriacum was established
250Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tiburnia was established
300Diocese of Virunum was established
400Diocese of Juvavo was established
482Diocese of Juvavo was suppressed
500Diocese of Aguntum was established
500Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lauriacum was suppressed
590Diocese of Virunum was suppressed
600Diocese of Aguntum was suppressed
600Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tiburnia was suppressed
696Abbacy nullius of Stift Sankt Peter Salzburg was restored (from former Diocese of Virunum)
739Abbacy nullius of Stift Sankt Peter Salzburg was promoted as Diocese of Salzburg (lost territory to establish Diocese of Freising)
798.04.20Diocese of Salzburg was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg
1071.03.06Diocese of Gurk was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg)
1131Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg lost territory to Diocese of Gurk
1218.06.22Diocese of Seckau was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg)
1227Territorial Abbacy of Wettingen-Mehrerau was established
1228.05.10Diocese of Lavant was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg)
1468Diocese of Wiener Neustadt was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg)
1469.01.18Diocese of Wien was established (from Diocese of Passau)
1722.06.01Diocese of Wien was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wien
1778Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg lost territory to Diocese of Brixen
1785.01.28Diocese of Leoben was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg and Diocese of Passau)
1785.01.28Diocese of Linz was established (from Diocese of Passau)
1785.01.28Diocese of Sankt Pölten was established (from Diocese of Passau, and from the suppressed Diocese of Wiener Neustadt)
1785.01.28Diocese of Wiener Neustadt was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wien, and to establish Diocese of Sankt Pölten)
1787Diocese of Lavant lost territory to Diocese of Gurk
1787Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg lost territory to Diocese of Seckau and Diocese of Gurk
1803Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg lost territory to Diocese of Brixen
1807Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg exchanged territory with Diocese of Passau
1813Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg lost territory to Diocese of Passau
1822Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salzburg lost territory to Diocese of Passau
1857.11.26Diocese of Leoben was suppressed (to Diocese of Seckau)
1859Diocese of Lavant lost territory to Diocese of Gurk
1922.05.18Apostolic Administration of Burgenland was established (from Diocese of Győr and Diocese of Szombathely)
1925.12.11Apostolic Administration of Innsbruck–Feldkirch was established (from Diocese of Brixen)
1933.02.20Diocese of Gurk lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Udine
1937Metropolitan Archdiocese of Wien lost territory to Diocese of Brno
1945.10.03Ordinariate of Austria (Eastern Rite) was established
1959.02.21Military Vicariate of Austria was established
1960.08.15Apostolic Administration of Burgenland was promoted as Diocese of Eisenstadt
1962.03.05Diocese of Lavant was united (as title of Diocese of Maribor)
1963.04.22Diocese of Seckau was renamed as Diocese of Graz–Seckau
1964.08.06Apostolic Administration of Innsbruck–Feldkirch was promoted as Diocese of Innsbruck–Feldkirch
1968Titular Episcopal See of Aguntum was restored
1968Titular Metropolitan See of Lauriacum was restored
1968Titular Metropolitan See of Tiburnia was restored
1968Titular Episcopal See of Virunum was restored
1968.12.08Diocese of Feldkirch was established (from Diocese of Innsbruck–Feldkirch)
1968.12.08Diocese of Innsbruck–Feldkirch was renamed as Diocese of Innsbruck (lost territory to establish Diocese of Feldkirch)
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of Austria was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Katholische Militärseelsorge Österreich
1989Diocese of Wiener Neustadt was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Wiener Neustadt

as of 2019.07.04

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