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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Belarus

Belarus
DateAscendingChange
1596Diocese of Pinsk–Turaŭ (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1596Archdiocese of Polatsk–Vitebsk (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1596Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1783.04.15Archdiocese of Mohilev was established (from Diocese of Inflanty and Diocese of Smoleńsk)
1795Diocese of Pinsk–Turaŭ (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1795Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1798Archdiocese of Mohilev was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev
1798.08.09Diocese of Minsk was established (from Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1798.11.15Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst (Ukrainian Rite) was restored
1828.04.22Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Žyrovyci)
1839.03.25Archdiocese of Polatsk–Vitebsk (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1925.10.28Diocese of Pinsk was established (from Diocese of Minsk)
1940Apostolic Exarchate of Belarus (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1942Apostolic Exarchate of Belarus (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1991.04.13Diocese of Grodno was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vilnius and Diocese of Łomża)
1991.04.13Diocese of Minsk was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Minsk–Mohilev (gained territory from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1991.04.13Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Minsk–Mohilev, and to establish Apostolic Administration of European Russia and Apostolic Administration of Novosibirsk)
1999.10.13Diocese of Vitebsk was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Minsk–Mohilev)

as of 2018.11.02

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