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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire
DateAscendingChange
1895.06.28Apostolic Prefecture of Costa d’Avorio was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Gold Coast)
1911.11.17Apostolic Prefecture of Costa d’Avorio was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Costa d’Avorio (lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Korhogo)
1911.11.17Apostolic Prefecture of Korhogo was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Costa d’Avorio)
1940.04.09Apostolic Vicariate of Costa d’Avorio was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Abidjan (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Sassandra)
1940.04.09Apostolic Vicariate of Sassandra was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Costa d’Avorio)
1951.05.17Apostolic Vicariate of Bouaké was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Abidjan)
1952.05.15Apostolic Vicariate of Katiola was established (from the suppressed Apostolic Prefecture of Korhogo)
1952.05.15Apostolic Prefecture of Korhogo was suppressed (to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Katiola)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Abidjan was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Bouaké was promoted as Diocese of Bouaké
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Sassandra was promoted as Diocese of Daloa
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Katiola was promoted as Diocese of Katiola
1956.06.25Diocese of Gagnoa was established (from Diocese of Daloa)
1963.09.13Diocese of Abengourou was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan, Diocese of Bouaké and Diocese of Katiola)
1968.06.08Diocese of Man was established (from Diocese of Daloa)
1971.10.15Diocese of Korhogo was restored (from Diocese of Katiola)
1982.06.08Diocese of Grand-Bassam was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan)
1982.06.08Diocese of Yopougon was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan)
1987.07.03Diocese of Bondoukou was established (from Diocese of Abengourou)
1989.10.23Diocese of San Pedro-en-Côte-d’Ivoire was established (from Diocese of Gagnoa)
1992.03.06Diocese of Yamoussoukro was established (from Diocese of Bouaké)
1994.12.19Diocese of Bouaké was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bouaké
1994.12.19Diocese of Gagnoa was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gagnoa
1994.12.19Diocese of Korhogo was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Korhogo (lost territory to establish Diocese of Odienné)
1994.12.19Diocese of Odienné was established (from Diocese of Korhogo, Diocese of Daloa and Diocese of Man)
2006.10.14Diocese of Agboville was established (from Diocese of Yopougon)
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

as of 2019.05.12

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