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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Latvia

Latvia
DateAscendingChange
1186Diocese of Üxküll was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hamburg–Bremen)
1202Diocese of Üxküll was renamed as Diocese of Riga
1217Diocese of Semgallia was established
1219Diocese of Curland was established (from Diocese of Riga)
1251Diocese of Semgallia was suppressed (to Diocese of Riga)
1255Diocese of Riga was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Riga
1400Titular Episcopal See of Semgallia was suppressed
1561Metropolitan Archdiocese of Riga was suppressed
1585.05.01Diocese of Wenden was established
1655Diocese of Curland was suppressed (to Diocese of Vilnius)
1684.09.19Diocese of Wenden was renamed as Diocese of Inflanty
1798.11.17Diocese of Inflanty was suppressed (to Diocese of Vilnius)
1918.09.22Diocese of Riga was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1923.10.25Diocese of Riga was promoted as Archdiocese of Riga
1937.05.08Diocese of Liepāja was established (from Archdiocese of Riga)
1937.05.08Archdiocese of Riga was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Riga (lost territory to establish Diocese of Liepāja)
1995.12.02Diocese of Jelgava was established (from Diocese of Liepāja)
1995.12.02Diocese of Rēzekne–Aglona was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Riga)

as of 2019.11.11

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