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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Congo-Brazzaville

Congo-Brazzaville
DateAscendingChange
1886.06.04Apostolic Vicariate of Congo français was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Deux Guinées and Diocese of São Paulo de Loanda)
1890.10.14Apostolic Vicariate of Bas-Congo français was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Congo français)
1890.10.14Apostolic Vicariate of Congo français was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Haut-Congo français (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Bas-Congo français)
1907.04.22Apostolic Vicariate of Bas-Congo français was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Loango
1922.06.14Apostolic Vicariate of Haut-Congo français was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Brazzaville
1949.01.20Apostolic Vicariate of Loango was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Pointe-Noire
1950.12.21Apostolic Vicariate of Fort-Rousset was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Brazzaville)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Brazzaville was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Brazzaville
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Fort-Rousset was promoted as Diocese of Fort-Rousset
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Pointe-Noire was promoted as Diocese of Pointe-Noire
1977.12.03Diocese of Fort-Rousset was renamed as Diocese of Owando
1983.06.06Diocese of Ouesso was established (from Diocese of Owando)
1983.12.05Diocese of Nkayi was established (from Diocese of Pointe-Noire)
1987.10.03Diocese of Kinkala was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Brazzaville)
2000.10.30Apostolic Prefecture of Likouala was established (from Diocese of Ouesso)
2011.02.11Apostolic Prefecture of Likouala was promoted as Diocese of Impfondo
2013.02.22Diocese of Gamboma was established (from Diocese of Owando)
2013.05.24Diocese of Dolisie was established (from Diocese of Nkayi)
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
2020.05.30Diocese of Owando was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Owando
2020.05.30Diocese of Pointe-Noire was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pointe-Noire

as of 2020.05.30

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