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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Eritrea

Eritrea
DateAscendingChange
1894.09.13Apostolic Prefecture of Eritrea was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Egypt)
1911.02.07Apostolic Prefecture of Eritrea was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Eritrea
1930.07.04Ordinariate of Eritrea (Eritrean Rite) was established
1951.10.31Ordinariate of Eritrea (Eritrean Rite) was promoted as Apostolic Exarchate of Asmara
1959.07.25Apostolic Vicariate of Eritrea was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Asmara
1961.02.20Apostolic Exarchate of Asmara (Eritrean Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Asmara
1995.12.21Apostolic Vicariate of Asmara was suppressed (to Diocese of Asmara, and to establish Diocese of Barentu and Diocese of Keren)
1995.12.21Diocese of Barentu (Eritrean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Asmara, and from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Asmara)
1995.12.21Diocese of Keren (Eritrean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Asmara, and from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Asmara)
2012.02.24Diocese of Segheneyti (Eritrean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Asmara)
2015.01.19Diocese of Asmara (Eritrean Rite) was promoted as Metropolitanate sui juris of Asmara

as of 2018.11.02

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