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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Iraq

Iraq
DateAscendingChange
280Diocese of Perat-Maishan (Chaldean Rite) was established
300Diocese of Seleucia-Ctesifonte (Chaldean Rite) was established
410Diocese of Perat-Maishan (Chaldean Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Perat-Maishan
1200Metropolitan Archdiocese of Perat-Maishan (Chaldean Rite) was suppressed
1553.04.20Diocese of Seleucia-Ctesifonte (Chaldean Rite) was promoted as Patriarchal See of Babylon
1553.04.20Metropolitan Archdiocese of Baghdad (Chaldean Rite) was established
1628Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia was established
1632.09.06Diocese of Baghdad was established
1750Mission sui juris of Mossul was established
1785Diocese of Amadiyah (Chaldean Rite) was established
1789Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kirkuk (Chaldean Rite) was established
1790Archdiocese of Mossul (Syriac Rite) was established
1800Diocese of Mossul (Chaldean Rite) was established
1817Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Syria and Cilicia
1838.09.17Patriarchal Exarchate of Iraq (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1848.08.19Diocese of Baghdad was promoted as Archdiocese of Baghdad
1850Diocese of Aqrā (Chaldean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Amadiyah)
1850Diocese of Zaku (Chaldean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Amadiyah and Diocese of Gazireh)
1860Titular Archiepiscopal See of Perat-Maishan (Chaldean Rite) was restored
1862.09.28Archdiocese of Baghdad (Syriac Rite) was established
1895Titular Archiepiscopal See of Perat-Maishan (Chaldean Rite) was suppressed
1895.04.23Diocese of Aqrā (Chaldean Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Amadiyah)
1896Apostolic Prefecture of Syria and Cilicia was demoted as Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia
1910.02.24Diocese of Aqrā (Chaldean Rite) was restored (from Diocese of Amadiyah)
1953Mission sui juris of Syria and Cilicia was suppressed
1954.01.17Archdiocese of Bassorah (Chaldean Rite) was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Baghdad)
1954.06.29Archdiocese of Baghdad (Armenian Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Mardin)
1960.10.24Diocese of Alquoch (Chaldean Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Baghdad)
1967Titular Archiepiscopal See of Kaškar (Chaldean Rite) was established
1967.02.14Diocese of Mossul (Chaldean Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Mossul
1968.03.07Archdiocese of Erbil (Chaldean Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kirkuk)
1968.03.07Diocese of Sulaimaniya (Chaldean Rite) was established
1969Mission sui juris of Mossul was suppressed
1980Titular Episcopal See of Anbar (Chaldean Rite) was established
1991Patriarchal Exarchate of Basra and the Gulf (Syriac Rite) was established
2004.07Titular Episcopal See of Hirta was established
2013.06.10Diocese of Amadiyah (Chaldean Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Amadiyah and Zaku (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Zaku)
2013.06.10Diocese of Zaku (Chaldean Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Amadiyah and Zaku)
2013.07.11Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kirkuk (Chaldean Rite) was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kirkuk–Sulaimaniya (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Sulaimaniya)
2013.07.11Diocese of Sulaimaniya (Chaldean Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kirkuk–Sulaimaniya)
2019.08.30Diocese of Adiabene (Syriac Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Mossul)
2020.06.27Diocese of Amadiyah and Zaku (Chaldean Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Amadiyah (lost territory to establish Diocese of Zakho)
2020.06.27Diocese of Zakho (Chaldean Rite) was restored (from Diocese of Amadiyah and Zaku)

as of 2020.06.28

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