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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Switzerland

Switzerland
DateAscendingChange
346Diocese of Basel was established
380Diocese of Octodurum was established
400Diocese of Genève was established
500Diocese of Aventicum was established
500Diocese of Chur was established
515Territorial Abbacy of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune was established
589Diocese of Octodurum was renamed as Diocese of Sion
595Diocese of Aventicum was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Konstanz and Diocese of Lausanne)
595Diocese of Lausanne was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Aventicum)
934Territorial Abbacy of Maria Einsiedeln was established
1621Apostolic Prefecture of Rhaetia was established (from Diocese of Chur)
1782Diocese of Basel exchanged territory with Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon
1801.11.29Diocese of Basel lost territory to Diocese of Strasbourg
1801.11.29Diocese of Genève was suppressed (to Diocese of Chambéry)
1801.11.29Diocese of Lausanne lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon and Diocese of Basel
1818.05.02Diocese of Chur lost territory to Diocese of Brixen
1821.01.30Diocese of Lausanne was renamed as Diocese of Lausanne et Genève
1822.02.15Diocese of Annecy was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry)
1823.07.02Diocese of Chur was renamed as Diocese of Chur–Sankt Gallen
1841Diocese of Chur–Sankt Gallen lost territory to Diocese of Basel
1847.04.08Diocese of Chur–Sankt Gallen was renamed as Diocese of Chur (lost territory to establish Diocese of Sankt Gallen)
1847.04.08Diocese of Sankt Gallen was established (from Diocese of Chur–Sankt Gallen)
1866Diocese of Chur lost territory to Diocese of Sankt Gallen
1884.09.01Apostolic Administration of Ticino was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Milano and Diocese of Como)
1888.09.07Apostolic Administration of Ticino was promoted as Diocese of Lugano
1921Apostolic Prefecture of Rhaetia was suppressed (to Diocese of Chur)
1924.10.17Diocese of Lausanne et Genève was renamed as Diocese of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg
1960.07.22Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was established
2013.01.19Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris

as of 2020.01.05

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