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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

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 Oubangui Chari and Apostolic Vicariate of Foumban)
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
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Berbérati was promoted as Diocese of Berbérati
1959.02.09Apostolic Prefecture of Bossangoa was established (from Diocese of Berbérati)
1964.01.16Apostolic Prefecture of Bossangoa was promoted as Diocese of Bossangoa
1964.02.10Apostolic Prefecture of Bangassou was promoted as Diocese of Bangassou
1965.12.18Diocese of Bambari was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui)
1978.02.27Diocese of Bouar was established (from Diocese of Berbérati)
1995.06.10Diocese of Mbaïki was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui)
1997.06.28Diocese of Kaga–Bandoro was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui)
2004.12.18Diocese of Alindao was established (from Diocese of Bangassou)

as of 2020.02.10

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