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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Guinea

Guinea
DateAscendingChange
1897.10.18Apostolic Prefecture of French Guinea was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Senegambia and Apostolic Vicariate of Sierra Leone)
1920.04.18Apostolic Prefecture of French Guinea was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of French Guinea
1937.03.09Apostolic Prefecture of N’Zérékoré was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Bamako)
1949.05.12Apostolic Vicariate of French Guinea was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Conakry (lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Kankan)
1949.05.12Apostolic Prefecture of Kankan was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of French Guinea)
1955.09.14Apostolic Vicariate of Conakry was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Conakry
1959.04.25Apostolic Prefecture of N’Zérékoré was promoted as Diocese of N’Zérékoré
1993.11.17Apostolic Prefecture of Kankan was promoted as Diocese of Kankan

as of 2020.05.18

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