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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Lithuania

Lithuania
DateAscendingChange
1388Diocese of Vilnius was established
1417.10.24Diocese of Žemaitija was established
1809.02.14Diocese of Vilnius (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1828.04.22Diocese of Vilnius (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Žyrovyci)
1828.04.22Diocese of Žyrovyci (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Vilnius and Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst)
1833Diocese of Žyrovyci (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1848.07.03Diocese of Vilnius lost territory to Diocese of Žemaitija
1920.06.09Diocese of Žemaitija lost territory to Diocese of Riga
1925.10.28Diocese of Vilnius was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vilnius
1926.04.04Diocese of Kaišiadorys was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Vilnius)
1926.04.04Diocese of Žemaitija was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kaunas (lost territory to establish Diocese of Panevėžys and Diocese of Telšiai)
1926.04.04Territorial Prelature of Klaipėda was established (from Diocese of Warmia)
1926.04.04Diocese of Panevėžys was established (from Diocese of Žemaitija)
1926.04.04Diocese of Telšiai was established (from Diocese of Žemaitija)
1926.04.04Diocese of Vilkaviškis was established (from Diocese of Łomża)
1991.12.24Territorial Prelature of Klaipėda was united (as title of Diocese of Telšiai)
1997.05.28Diocese of Šiauliai was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kaunas, Diocese of Panevėžys and Diocese of Telšiai)
2000.11.25Military Ordinariate of Lietuvos kariuomenės ordinariatas was established

as of 2018.11.02

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