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DateAscendingChange
UnknownDiocese of Vernay was suppressed
100Diocese of Aix was established
100Diocese of Limoges was established
150Diocese of Lyon was established
200Diocese of Autun was established
200Diocese of Besançon was established
220Diocese of Arles was established
250Diocese of Paris was established
250Diocese of Tours was established
300Diocese of Ajaccio was established
300Diocese of Alba Helvianorum was established
300Diocese of Albi was established
300Diocese of Amiens was established
300Diocese of Angoulême was established
300Diocese of Apt was established
300Diocese of Auvergne was established
300Diocese of Auxerre was established
300Diocese of Beauvais was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bordeaux was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bourges was established
300Diocese of Briançonnet was established
300Diocese of Cahors was established
300Diocese of Chartres was established
300Diocese of Châlon-sur-Saône was established
300Diocese of Die was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eauze was established
300Diocese of Javols was established
300Diocese of Langres was established
300Diocese of Le Puy-en-Velay was established
300Diocese of Lyon was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon
300Diocese of Marseille was established
300Diocese of Metz was established
300Diocese of Narbonne was established
300Diocese of Orange was established
300Diocese of Orléans was established
300Diocese of Poitiers was established
300Diocese of Périgueux was established
300Diocese of Reims was established
300Diocese of Rennes was established
300Diocese of Rouen was established
300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sens was established
300Diocese of Soissons was established
300Diocese of Strasbourg was established
300Diocese of Toulouse was established
300Diocese of Troyes was established
300Diocese of Vaison was established
300Diocese of Vienne was established
300Diocese of Évreux was established
330Diocese of Toul was established
340Diocese of Verdun was established
350Diocese of Bayeux was established
350Diocese of Nice was established (from Diocese of Marseille)
354Diocese of Embrun was established
370Diocese of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux was established
372Diocese of Angers was established
374Diocese of Vence was established
390Diocese of Nîmes was established
400Diocese of Agen was established
400Diocese of Aire was established
400Diocese of Antibes was established
400Diocese of Auch was established
400Diocese of Avignon was established
400Diocese of Bayonne was established
400Diocese of Bazas was established
400Diocese of Besançon was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon
400Diocese of Briançonnet was suppressed
400Diocese of Béziers was established
400Diocese of Carpentras was established
400Diocese of Cavaillon was established
400Diocese of Chalons-sur-Marne was established
400Diocese of Cimiez was established
400Diocese of Digne was established
400Diocese of Fréjus was established
400Diocese of Gap was established
400Diocese of Grenoble was established
400Diocese of Nantes was established
400Diocese of Reims was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Reims
400Diocese of Riez was established
400Diocese of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges was established
400Diocese of Saintes was established
400Diocese of Sisteron was established
400Diocese of Toulon was established
400Diocese of Valence was established
400Diocese of Vernay was established
400Diocese of Alba Helvianorum was renamed as Diocese of Viviers
417Diocese of Arles was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Arles
421Diocese of Lodève was established
440Diocese of Uzès was established (from Diocese of Nîmes)
445Diocese of Narbonne was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne
445Diocese of Vienne was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vienne
450Diocese of Le Mans was established
450Diocese of Tours was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tours
450Diocese of Vannes was established
465Diocese of Cimiez was suppressed (to Diocese of Nice)
470Diocese of Rodez was established
499Diocese of Arras was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Reims)
500Diocese of Agde was established (from Diocese of Nîmes)
500Diocese of Aix was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix
500Diocese of Aléria was established
500Diocese of Avranches was established
500Diocese of Belley was established
500Diocese of Couserans was established
500Diocese of Coutances was established
500Diocese of Dax was established
500Diocese of Glandèves was established
500Diocese of Javols was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Mende)
500Diocese of Lectoure was established
500Diocese of Lescar was established
500Diocese of Lisieux was established
500Diocese of Mariana was established
500Diocese of Meaux was established
500Diocese of Mende was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Javols)
500Diocese of Nebbio was established
500Diocese of Nevers was established
500Diocese of Oloron was established
500Diocese of Quimper was established
500Diocese of Rouen was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rouen
500Diocese of Sagone was established
500Diocese of Saint-Quentin was established
500Diocese of Senez was established
500Diocese of Senlis was established
500Diocese of Séez was established
500Diocese of Tarbes was established
500Diocese of Tarentaise was established
510Diocese of Rezé was established (from Diocese of Poitiers)
511Diocese of Laon was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Reims)
531Diocese of Noyon was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Saint-Quentin)
531Diocese of Saint-Quentin was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Noyon)
533Diocese of Carcassonne was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
534Diocese of Mâcon was established (from Diocese of Autun)
570Diocese of Arisitum was established (from Diocese of Nîmes)
570Diocese of Elne was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
573Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne was established (from Diocese of Torino)
580Diocese of Arras was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Cambrai)
580Diocese of Cambrai was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Arras)
580Diocese of Maguelonne was established (from Diocese of Nîmes)
590Diocese of Aleth was established
600Diocese of Thérouanne was established (from former Diocese of Arras)
700Diocese of Arisitum was suppressed (to Diocese of Nîmes)
794Diocese of Embrun was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Embrun
794Diocese of Tarentaise was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tarentaise
824Diocese of Accia was established (from Diocese of Aléria and Diocese of Mariana)
848Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dol was established (from Diocese of Aleth)
848Diocese of Saint-Brieuc was established (from Diocese of Aleth)
848Diocese of Tréguier was established (from Diocese of Aleth)
851Diocese of Rezé was suppressed (to Diocese of Nantes)
879Diocese of Auch was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch (gained territory from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eauze)
879Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eauze was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch)
884Diocese of Léon was established (from Diocese of Quimper)
900Diocese of Poitiers lost territory to Diocese of Angers
909Territorial Abbacy of Cluny was established
1033Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne lost territory to Diocese of Torino
1070Diocese of Mâcon lost territory to Territorial Abbacy of Cluny
1094.03.23Diocese of Arras was restored (from Diocese of Cambrai)
1146Diocese of Aleth was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Saint-Malo)
1146Diocese of Saint-Malo was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Aleth)
1160Diocese of Auvergne was renamed as Diocese of Clermont
1199.06.01Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dol was demoted as Diocese of Dol
1223Diocese of Bethléem à Clamecy was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Bethlehem–Ascalon)
1244.07.12Diocese of Antibes was renamed as Diocese of Grasse
1295.09.16Diocese of Pamiers was established (from Diocese of Toulouse)
1308.08.03Diocese of Pamiers lost territory to Diocese of Toulouse
1317.07.09Diocese of Saint-Flour was established (from Diocese of Clermont)
1317.07.11Diocese of Castres was established (from Diocese of Albi)
1317.07.11Diocese of Condom was established (from Diocese of Agen)
1317.07.11Diocese of Maillezais was established (from Diocese of Poitiers)
1317.07.11Diocese of Montauban was established (from Diocese of Toulouse and Diocese of Cahors)
1317.07.11Diocese of Rieux was established (from Diocese of Pamiers)
1317.07.11Diocese of Saint-Papoul was established (from Diocese of Toulouse)
1317.07.11Diocese of Toulouse was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse (lost territory to establish Diocese of Montauban and Diocese of Saint-Papoul)
1317.08.13Diocese of Tulle was established (from Diocese of Limoges)
1317.08.13Diocese of Vabres was established (from Diocese of Rodez)
1317.08.16Diocese of Lombez was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1317.08.16Diocese of Luçon was established (from Diocese of Poitiers)
1317.08.17Diocese of Sarlat was established (from Diocese of Périgueux)
1317.08.20Diocese of Limoux was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
1317.09.26Diocese of Mirepoix was established (from Diocese of Pamiers)
1318.02.22Diocese of Lavaur was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1318.02.28Diocese of Alet was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
1318.02.28Diocese of Limoux was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
1318.02.28Diocese of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
1337Diocese of Sospel was established (from Diocese of Ventimiglia)
1412Diocese of Sospel was suppressed (to Diocese of Ventimiglia)
1475.11.21Diocese of Avignon was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon
1515Diocese of Bourg-en-Bresse was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon)
1516Diocese of Ajaccio lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Genova
1534Diocese of Bourg-en-Bresse was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon)
1536.03.27Diocese of Maguelonne was renamed as Diocese of Montpellier
1559.05.12Diocese of Cambrai was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cambrai (lost territory to establish Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mechelen, Diocese of Antwerpen and Diocese of Gent)
1559.05.12Diocese of Saint-Omer was established (from Diocese of Tournai and Diocese of Thérouanne)
1559.05.12Diocese of Thérouanne lost territory to Diocese of Ieper
1563Diocese of Mariana was renamed as Diocese of Mariana et Acci
1563.01.30Diocese of Accia was suppressed (to Diocese of Mariana et Acci)
1566Diocese of Bayonne lost territory to Diocese of Pamplona
1567.03.03Diocese of Boulogne was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Thérouanne)
1567.03.03Diocese of Thérouanne was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Boulogne)
1601.09.01Diocese of Elne was renamed as Diocese of Perpignan–Elne
1622.10.20Diocese of Paris was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paris
1648.05.04Diocese of La Rochelle was established (from Diocese of Saintes, and from the suppressed Diocese of Maillezais)
1648.05.04Diocese of Maillezais was suppressed (to establish Diocese of La Rochelle)
1678.10.03Diocese of Albi was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Albi
1694.05.17Diocese of Alès was established (from Diocese of Nîmes)
1697.07.01Diocese of Blois was established (from Diocese of Chartres)
1731.04.09Diocese of Dijon was established (from Diocese of Langres)
1742.01.22Diocese of Saint-Claude was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon)
1777.07.21Diocese of Saint-Dié was established (from Diocese of Toul)
1777.11.19Diocese of Nancy was established (from Diocese of Toul)
1779.08.18Diocese of Chambéry was established (from Diocese of Grenoble)
1782Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon exchanged territory with Diocese of Basel
1788Diocese of Moulins was established (from Diocese of Clermont, Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bourges and Diocese of Autun)
1790Territorial Abbacy of Cluny was suppressed
1790.07.12Diocese of Lodève was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Diocese of Agde was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Diocese of Aire was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bordeaux and Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Albi was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Diocese of Alet was suppressed (to Diocese of Carcassonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Alès was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon and Diocese of Mende)
1801.11.29Diocese of Aléria was suppressed (to Diocese of Ajaccio)
1801.11.29Diocese of Amiens lost territory to Diocese of Arras
1801.11.29Diocese of Angers exchanged territory with Diocese of Le Mans
1801.11.29Diocese of Apt was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon and Diocese of Digne)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Arles was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1801.11.29Diocese of Arras exchanged territory with Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cambrai
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch was suppressed (to Diocese of Agen)
1801.11.29Diocese of Autun lost territory to Diocese of Dijon
1801.11.29Diocese of Auxerre was suppressed (to Diocese of Troyes)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon was demoted as Diocese of Avignon (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Alès, Diocese of Gap, Diocese of Nîmes, Diocese of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, Diocese of Sisteron, Diocese of Uzès, Diocese of Apt, Diocese of Carpentras, Diocese of Cavaillon, Diocese of Orange and Diocese of Vaison)
1801.11.29Diocese of Avranches was suppressed (to Diocese of Coutances)
1801.11.29Diocese of Bayeux exchanged territory with Diocese of Coutances
1801.11.29Diocese of Bazas was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bordeaux and Diocese of Agen)
1801.11.29Diocese of Beauvais was suppressed (to Diocese of Amiens)
1801.11.29Diocese of Belley was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon, Diocese of Chambéry and Diocese of Grenoble)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon lost territory to Diocese of Dijon
1801.11.29Diocese of Bethléem à Clamecy was suppressed (to Diocese of Autun)
1801.11.29Diocese of Blois was suppressed (to Diocese of Orléans)
1801.11.29Diocese of Boulogne was suppressed (to Diocese of Arras)
1801.11.29Diocese of Béziers was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cambrai was demoted as Diocese of Cambrai (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Saint-Omer and Diocese of Ieper, and lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mechelen, and exchanged territory with Diocese of Arras and Diocese of Tournai)
1801.11.29Diocese of Carpentras was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon)
1801.11.29Diocese of Castres was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Diocese of Cavaillon was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon)
1801.11.29Diocese of Chalons-sur-Marne was suppressed (to Diocese of Meaux)
1801.11.29Diocese of Chartres was suppressed (to Diocese of Séez, and to establish Diocese of Versailles)
1801.11.29Diocese of Châlon-sur-Saône was suppressed (to Diocese of Dijon and Diocese of Autun)
1801.11.29Diocese of Clermont exchanged territory with Diocese of Saint-Flour
1801.11.29Diocese of Condom was suppressed (to Diocese of Agen)
1801.11.29Diocese of Couserans was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1801.11.29Diocese of Coutances exchanged territory with Diocese of Bayeux
1801.11.29Diocese of Dax was suppressed (to Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Die was suppressed (to Diocese of Grenoble and Diocese of Valence)
1801.11.29Diocese of Dol was suppressed (to Diocese of Rennes, Diocese of Évreux, Diocese of Quimper and Diocese of Saint-Brieuc)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Embrun was suppressed (to Diocese of Digne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Fréjus was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1801.11.29Diocese of Gap was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon, Diocese of Digne, Diocese of Grenoble and Diocese of Valence)
1801.11.29Diocese of Glandèves was suppressed (to Diocese of Digne and Diocese of Nice)
1801.11.29Diocese of Grasse was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1801.11.29Diocese of La Rochelle exchanged territory with Diocese of Poitiers and Diocese of Nantes
1801.11.29Diocese of Langres was suppressed (to Diocese of Dijon and Diocese of Troyes)
1801.11.29Diocese of Laon was suppressed (to Diocese of Metz and Diocese of Soissons)
1801.11.29Diocese of Lavaur was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Diocese of Le Mans lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tours, Diocese of Orléans and Diocese of Séez
1801.11.29Diocese of Le Puy-en-Velay was suppressed (to Diocese of Saint-Flour)
1801.11.29Diocese of Lectoure was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse and Diocese of Agen)
1801.11.29Diocese of Lescar was suppressed (to Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Limoges lost territory to Diocese of Angoulême
1801.11.29Diocese of Lisieux was suppressed (to Diocese of Bayeux, Diocese of Évreux and Diocese of Séez)
1801.11.29Diocese of Lombez was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse and Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Luçon was suppressed (to Diocese of La Rochelle and Diocese of Nantes)
1801.11.29Diocese of Léon was suppressed (to Diocese of Quimper)
1801.11.29Diocese of Mariana et Acci was suppressed (to Diocese of Ajaccio)
1801.11.29Diocese of Marseille was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1801.11.29Diocese of Meaux exchanged territory with Diocese of Soissons
1801.11.29Diocese of Metz lost territory to Diocese of Strasbourg, Diocese of Mainz and Diocese of Nancy
1801.11.29Diocese of Mirepoix was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse and Diocese of Carcassonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Montauban was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse, Diocese of Agen and Diocese of Cahors)
1801.11.29Diocese of Moulins was suppressed (to Diocese of Autun)
1801.11.29Diocese of Mâcon was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon and Diocese of Autun)
1801.11.29Diocese of Nantes lost territory to Diocese of Angers and Diocese of Vannes
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier and Diocese of Carcassonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Nebbio was suppressed (to Diocese of Ajaccio)
1801.11.29Diocese of Nevers was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bourges and Diocese of Autun)
1801.11.29Diocese of Noyon was suppressed (to Diocese of Amiens and Diocese of Soissons)
1801.11.29Diocese of Nîmes was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon)
1801.11.29Diocese of Oloron was suppressed (to Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Orange was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon and Diocese of Valence)
1801.11.29Diocese of Pamiers was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paris lost territory to Diocese of Troyes
1801.11.29Diocese of Perpignan–Elne was suppressed (to Diocese of Carcassonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Poitiers lost territory to Diocese of Angoulême
1801.11.29Diocese of Périgueux was suppressed (to Diocese of Angoulême)
1801.11.29Diocese of Quimper lost territory to Diocese of Saint-Brieuc
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Reims was suppressed (to Diocese of Meaux and Diocese of Metz)
1801.11.29Diocese of Rennes exchanged territory with Diocese of Nantes
1801.11.29Diocese of Rieux was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1801.11.29Diocese of Riez was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix and Diocese of Digne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Rodez was suppressed (to Diocese of Cahors and Diocese of Saint-Flour)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rouen lost territory to Diocese of Amiens and Diocese of Évreux
1801.11.29Diocese of Sagone was suppressed (to Diocese of Ajaccio)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse and Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Brieuc exchanged territory with Diocese of Vannes
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Claude was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Dié was suppressed (to Diocese of Nancy)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Flour exchanged territory with Diocese of Clermont
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne was suppressed (to Diocese of Chambéry)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Malo was suppressed (to Diocese of Rennes, Diocese of Saint-Brieuc and Diocese of Vannes)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Omer was suppressed (to Diocese of Cambrai and Diocese of Arras)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Papoul was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse and Diocese of Carcassonne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon and Diocese of Valence)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier)
1801.11.29Diocese of Saintes was suppressed (to Diocese of Poitiers, Diocese of Angoulême and Diocese of La Rochelle)
1801.11.29Diocese of Sarlat was suppressed (to Diocese of Angoulême)
1801.11.29Diocese of Senez was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix and Diocese of Digne)
1801.11.29Diocese of Senlis was suppressed (to Diocese of Amiens and Diocese of Meaux, and to establish Diocese of Versailles)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sens was suppressed (to Diocese of Troyes)
1801.11.29Diocese of Sisteron was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon, Diocese of Digne and Diocese of Valence)
1801.11.29Diocese of Soissons exchanged territory with Diocese of Meaux
1801.11.29Diocese of Séez lost territory to Diocese of Bayeux
1801.11.29Diocese of Tarbes was suppressed (to Diocese of Agen and Diocese of Bayonne)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tarentaise was suppressed (to Diocese of Chambéry)
1801.11.29Diocese of Toul was suppressed (to Diocese of Nancy)
1801.11.29Diocese of Toulon was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1801.11.29Diocese of Tréguier was suppressed (to Diocese of Quimper and Diocese of Saint-Brieuc)
1801.11.29Diocese of Tulle was suppressed (to Diocese of Limoges)
1801.11.29Diocese of Uzès was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon and Diocese of Mende)
1801.11.29Diocese of Vabres was suppressed (to Diocese of Montpellier and Diocese of Cahors)
1801.11.29Diocese of Vaison was suppressed (to Diocese of Avignon)
1801.11.29Diocese of Vannes lost territory to Diocese of Rennes
1801.11.29Diocese of Vence was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1801.11.29Diocese of Verdun was suppressed (to Diocese of Nancy)
1801.11.29Diocese of Versailles was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paris and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rouen, and from the suppressed Diocese of Chartres and Diocese of Senlis)
1801.11.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vienne was suppressed (to Diocese of Grenoble and Diocese of Valence)
1801.11.29Diocese of Viviers was suppressed (to Diocese of Mende)
1801.11.29Diocese of Évreux exchanged territory with Diocese of Séez
1803.02.25Diocese of Strasbourg lost territory to Diocese of Konstanz
1804Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse lost territory to Diocese of Urgell
1815Diocese of Strasbourg lost territory to Diocese of Konstanz
1816Diocese of Ajaccio lost territory to Diocese of Grosseto and Diocese of Massa Marittima
1817.07.10Metropolitan Archdiocese of Arles was restored
1817.07.10Diocese of Chambéry was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry
1817.07.27Diocese of Moulins was restored (from Diocese of Autun)
1818.04.01Diocese of Metz lost territory to Diocese of Speyer
1819.09.30Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry lost territory to Diocese of Lausanne
1822.02.15Diocese of Annecy was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry)
1822.10.06Diocese of Aire was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bordeaux)
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Albi was restored (from Diocese of Montpellier)
1822.10.06Diocese of Amiens exchanged territory with Diocese of Arras
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Arles was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1822.10.06Diocese of Arras exchanged territory with Diocese of Amiens
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch was restored (from Diocese of Agen)
1822.10.06Diocese of Avignon was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon (lost territory to establish Diocese of Nîmes)
1822.10.06Diocese of Beauvais was restored (from Diocese of Amiens)
1822.10.06Diocese of Belley was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon)
1822.10.06Diocese of Blois was restored (from Diocese of Orléans)
1822.10.06Diocese of Chartres was restored (from Diocese of Versailles)
1822.10.06Diocese of Châlons-en-Champagne was restored (from Diocese of Meaux)
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Embrun was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1822.10.06Diocese of Fréjus was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1822.10.06Diocese of Gap was restored (from Diocese of Digne)
1822.10.06Diocese of Langres was restored (from Diocese of Dijon)
1822.10.06Diocese of Le Puy-en-Velay was restored (from Diocese of Saint-Flour)
1822.10.06Diocese of Luçon was restored (from Diocese of La Rochelle)
1822.10.06Diocese of Marseille was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix)
1822.10.06Diocese of Montauban was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse, Diocese of Agen and Diocese of Cahors)
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1822.10.06Diocese of Nevers was restored (from Diocese of Autun)
1822.10.06Diocese of Nîmes was restored (from Diocese of Avignon)
1822.10.06Diocese of Pamiers was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1822.10.06Diocese of Perpignan–Elne was restored (from Diocese of Carcassonne)
1822.10.06Diocese of Périgueux was restored (from Diocese of Angoulême)
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Reims was restored (from Diocese of Meaux and Diocese of Metz)
1822.10.06Diocese of Rodez was restored (from Diocese of Cahors)
1822.10.06Diocese of Saint-Claude was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon)
1822.10.06Diocese of Saint-Dié was restored (from Diocese of Nancy)
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sens was restored (from Diocese of Troyes)
1822.10.06Diocese of Tarbes was restored (from Diocese of Bayonne)
1822.10.06Diocese of Tulle was restored (from Diocese of Limoges)
1822.10.06Diocese of Verdun was restored (from Diocese of Nancy)
1822.10.06Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vienne was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon)
1822.10.06Diocese of Viviers was restored (from Diocese of Mende)
1823.06.03Diocese of Auxerre was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sens)
1824.02.20Diocese of Toul was united (as title of Diocese of Nancy)
1825.08.05Diocese of Tarentaise was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry)
1825.08.07Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry)
1828.06.13Diocese of Laon was united (as title of Diocese of Soissons)
1830Diocese of Cambrai exchanged territory with Diocese of Tournai
1831.06.20Diocese of Nice lost territory to Diocese of Ventimiglia
1841.10.01Diocese of Cambrai was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cambrai
1851.04.12Diocese of Noyon was united (as title of Diocese of Beauvais)
1851.04.12Diocese of Senlis was united (as title of Diocese of Beauvais)
1852.01.22Diocese of Saintes was united (as title of Diocese of La Rochelle)
1852.01.23Diocese of Tréguier was united (as title of Diocese of Saint-Brieuc)
1853.07.19Diocese of Châlon-sur-Saône was united (as title of Diocese of Autun)
1853.07.19Diocese of Mâcon was united (as title of Diocese of Autun)
1853.11.23Diocese of Boulogne was united (as title of Diocese of Arras)
1853.11.23Diocese of Léon was united (as title of Diocese of Quimper)
1853.11.23Diocese of Saint-Omer was united (as title of Diocese of Arras)
1854.06.12Diocese of Lisieux was united (as title of Diocese of Bayeux)
1854.06.17Diocese of Sarlat was united (as title of Diocese of Périgueux)
1854.07.12Diocese of Avranches was united (as title of Diocese of Coutances)
1855.06.30Diocese of Laval was established (from Diocese of Angers and Diocese of Le Mans)
1857.06.03Diocese of Aire was renamed as Diocese of Aire et Dax
1859.01.03Diocese of Rennes was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rennes
1860.06.14Diocese of Fréjus lost territory to Diocese of Nice
1860.06.14Diocese of Nice lost territory to Diocese of Cuneo
1874.07.10Diocese of Metz exchanged territory with Diocese of Nancy
1874.07.10Diocese of Nancy exchanged territory with Diocese of Metz
1874.07.10Diocese of Saint-Dié lost territory to Diocese of Strasbourg
1874.07.10Diocese of Strasbourg lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon
1875.05.27Diocese of Vabres was united (as title of Diocese of Rodez)
1877.04.27Diocese of Alès was united (as title of Diocese of Nîmes)
1877.04.27Diocese of Uzès was united (as title of Diocese of Nîmes)
1877.06.16Diocese of Agde was united (as title of Diocese of Montpellier)
1877.06.16Diocese of Béziers was united (as title of Diocese of Montpellier)
1877.06.16Diocese of Lodève was united (as title of Diocese of Montpellier)
1877.06.16Diocese of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières was united (as title of Diocese of Montpellier)
1877.08.06Diocese of Apt was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon)
1877.08.06Diocese of Carpentras was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon)
1877.08.06Diocese of Cavaillon was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon)
1877.08.06Diocese of Orange was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon)
1877.08.06Diocese of Vaison was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon)
1880.02.13Diocese of Dol was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rennes)
1880.02.13Diocese of Saint-Malo was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rennes)
1886Diocese of Fréjus lost territory to Diocese of Nice
1901.06.11Diocese of Saint-Quentin was united (as title of Diocese of Soissons)
1908.06.29Diocese of Condom was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch)
1908.06.29Diocese of Lectoure was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch)
1908.06.29Diocese of Lombez was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch)
1909.06.22Diocese of Lescar was united (as title of Diocese of Bayonne)
1909.06.22Diocese of Oloron was united (as title of Diocese of Bayonne)
1910.03.11Diocese of Couserans was united (as title of Diocese of Pamiers)
1910.03.11Diocese of Mirepoix was united (as title of Diocese of Pamiers)
1911.06.12Diocese of Die was united (as title of Diocese of Valence)
1911.06.12Diocese of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux was united (as title of Diocese of Valence)
1912.04.20Diocese of Tarbes was renamed as Diocese of Tarbes et Lourdes
1913.10.25Diocese of Lille was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cambrai)
1916.02.15Diocese of Riez was united (as title of Diocese of Digne)
1916.02.15Diocese of Sisteron was united (as title of Diocese of Digne)
1922.02.17Diocese of Castres was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Albi)
1922.02.17Diocese of Lavaur was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Albi)
1935.01.19Diocese of Rieux was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1935.01.19Diocese of Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toulouse)
1937.11.20Diocese of Bazas was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bordeaux)
1948.01.31Diocese of Marseille was promoted as Archdiocese of Marseille
1952.07.26Military Vicariate of France was established
1954.06.16Ordinariate of Ordinariat des catholiques de rite oriental résidant en France (Eastern Rite) was established
1954.08.15Territorial Prelature of Mission de France was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sens)
1957.04.28Diocese of Fréjus was renamed as Diocese of Fréjus–Toulon
1960.07.22Apostolic Vicariate of France (Armenian Rite) was established
1960.07.22Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1962.12.15Territorial Abbacy of Cluny was united (as title of Diocese of Autun)
1966Titular Episcopal See of Accia was restored
1966.04.26Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and Diocese of Tarentaise)
1966.04.26Diocese of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise)
1966.04.26Diocese of Tarentaise was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise)
1966.10.09Diocese of Corbeil was established (from Diocese of Versailles)
1966.10.09Diocese of Créteil was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paris and Diocese of Versailles)
1966.10.09Diocese of Nanterre was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paris and Diocese of Versailles)
1966.10.09Diocese of Pontoise was established (from Diocese of Versailles)
1966.10.09Diocese of Saint-Denis was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paris and Diocese of Versailles)
1970.12.26Diocese of Saint-Étienne was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon)
1971.07.01Diocese of Belley lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon
1971.07.01Diocese of Grenoble lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lyon
1974.07.06Diocese of Le Havre was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rouen)
1974.09.01Diocese of Poitiers lost territory to Diocese of Angers
1979.11.03Diocese of Belfort–Montbéliard was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Besançon)
1986.06.30Apostolic Vicariate of France (Armenian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Sainte-Croix-de-Paris
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of France was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Diocèse aux Armées Françaises
1988.01.23Diocese of Belley was renamed as Diocese of Belley–Ars
1988.06.01Diocese of Strasbourg was promoted as Archdiocese of Strasbourg
1988.06.11Diocese of Corbeil was renamed as Diocese of Évry–Corbeil-Essonnes
2002.04Titular Episcopal See of Aléria was restored
2002.04Titular Episcopal See of Mariana en Corse was restored
2002.04Titular Episcopal See of Nebbio was restored
2002.04Titular Episcopal See of Sagone was restored
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aix was demoted as Archdiocese of Aix
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Albi was demoted as Archdiocese of Albi
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Auch was demoted as Archdiocese of Auch
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Avignon was demoted as Archdiocese of Avignon
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bourges was demoted as Archdiocese of Bourges
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise was demoted as Archdiocese of Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise
2002.12.08Diocese of Clermont was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Clermont
2002.12.08Diocese of Dijon was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dijon
2002.12.08Archdiocese of Marseille was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Marseille
2002.12.08Diocese of Montpellier was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Montpellier
2002.12.08Diocese of Poitiers was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Poitiers
2002.12.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sens was demoted as Archdiocese of Sens
2006.06.14Diocese of Carcassonne was renamed as Diocese of Carcassonne et Narbonne (gained territory from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne)
2006.06.14Metropolitan Archdiocese of Narbonne was suppressed (to Diocese of Carcassonne et Narbonne)
2006.12.15Diocese of Grenoble was renamed as Diocese of Grenoble–Vienne (gained territory from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vienne)
2006.12.15Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vienne was suppressed (to Diocese of Grenoble–Vienne)
2007.12.31Metropolitan Archdiocese of Embrun was united (as title of Diocese of Gap)
2008.03.29Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cambrai was demoted as Archdiocese of Cambrai
2008.03.29Diocese of Lille was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lille
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Alet was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Apt was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Arisitum was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Briançonnet was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Carpentras was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Cavaillon was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Entrevaux was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Maillezais was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Orange was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Saint-Papoul was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Senez was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Thérouanne was restored
2009.02.09Titular Episcopal See of Vaison was restored
2012.07.21Diocese of Notre-Dame du Liban de Paris (Maronite Rite) was established
2013.01.19Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris

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