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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in North Korea

North Korea
DateAscendingChange
1831.09.09Apostolic Vicariate of Korea 조선 was established (from Diocese of Beijing 北京)
1911.04.08Apostolic Vicariate of Korea 조선 was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Seoul 서울 (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Taiku)
1920.08.05Apostolic Vicariate of Wonsan was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Seoul 서울)
1927.03.17Apostolic Prefecture of Hpyeng-yang was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Seoul 서울)
1929.03.17Apostolic Prefecture of Hpyeng-yang was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Peng-yang
1939.04.25Apostolic Prefecture of Shunsen was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Seoul 서울)
1939.07.11Apostolic Prefecture of Peng-yang was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Heijo
1940.01.12Apostolic Vicariate of Wonsan was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Kanko (lost territory to establish Territorial Abbacy of Tŏkugen)
1940.01.12Territorial Abbacy of Tŏkugen was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Wonsan)
1950.07.12Apostolic Vicariate of Kanko was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Hamhung 함흥
1950.07.12Apostolic Vicariate of Heijo was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Pyong-Yang 평양
1950.07.12Territorial Abbacy of Tŏkugen was renamed as Territorial Abbacy of Tŏkwon 덕원
1950.07.12Apostolic Vicariate of Seoul 서울 was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Seul 서울
1950.07.16Apostolic Prefecture of Shunsen was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Chuncheon 춘천
1955.09.20Apostolic Prefecture of Chuncheon 춘천 was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Chuncheon 춘천
1962.03.10Apostolic Vicariate of Hamhung 함흥 was promoted as Diocese of Hamhung 함흥
1962.03.10Apostolic Vicariate of Pyong-Yang 평양 was promoted as Diocese of Pyong-yang 평양
1962.03.10Apostolic Vicariate of Chuncheon 춘천 was promoted as Diocese of Chuncheon 춘천
1962.03.10Apostolic Vicariate of Seul 서울 was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Seoul 서울

as of 2020.02.10

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