Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Central African Republic

Central African Republic
DateAscendingChange
1909.05.08Apostolic Prefecture of Oubangui Chari was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Haut-Congo français)
1937.12.02Apostolic Prefecture of Oubangui Chari was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Oubangui Chari
1940.05.28Apostolic Vicariate of Oubangui Chari was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Bangui (lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Berbérati)
1940.05.28Apostolic Prefecture of Berbérati was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Foumban and Apostolic Vicariate of Oubangui Chari)
1952.03.13Apostolic Prefecture of Berbérati was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Berbérati
1954.06.14Apostolic Prefecture of Bangassou was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Bangui)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Bangui was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui (with suffragan sees Berbérati and Fort-Lamy)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Berbérati was promoted as Diocese of Berbérati (became suffragan of Bangui)
1959.02.09Apostolic Prefecture of Bossangoa was established (from Diocese of Berbérati)
1964.01.16Apostolic Prefecture of Bossangoa was promoted as Diocese of Bossangoa (became suffragan of Bangui)
1964.02.10Apostolic Prefecture of Bangassou was promoted as Diocese of Bangassou (became suffragan of Bangui)
1965.12.18Diocese of Bambari was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui and became suffragan of Bangui)
1978.02.27Diocese of Bouar was established (from Diocese of Berbérati and became suffragan of Bangui)
1995.06.10Diocese of Mbaïki was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui and became suffragan of Bangui)
1997.06.28Diocese of Kaga–Bandoro was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui and became suffragan of Bangui)
2004.12.18Diocese of Alindao was established (from Diocese of Bangassou and became suffragan of Bangui)
2014.01.13Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was established
2018.02.28Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Annunciation of Ibadan (without ecclesiastical province)

as of 2022.08.03

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