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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Mozambique

Mozambique
DateAscendingChange
1612.01.21Apostolic Administration of Mozambique was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Goa)
1783Apostolic Administration of Mozambique was promoted as Territorial Prelature of Mozambique
1940.09.04Diocese of Beira was established (from Territorial Prelature of Mozambique)
1940.09.04Territorial Prelature of Mozambique was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lourenço Marques (lost territory to establish Diocese of Beira and Diocese of Nampula)
1940.09.04Diocese of Nampula was established (from Territorial Prelature of Mozambique)
1954.10.06Diocese of Quelimane was established (from Diocese of Beira)
1957.04.05Diocese of Porto Amélia was established (from Diocese of Nampula)
1962.05.06Diocese of Tete was established (from Diocese of Beira)
1962.08.03Diocese of Inhambane was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lourenço Marques)
1963.07.21Diocese of Vila Cabral was established (from Diocese of Nampula)
1970.06.19Diocese of João Belo was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lourenço Marques)
1976.07.29Diocese of Vila Cabral was renamed as Diocese of Lichinga
1976.09.17Diocese of Porto Amélia was renamed as Diocese of Pemba
1976.09.18Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lourenço Marques was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Maputo
1976.10.01Diocese of João Belo was renamed as Diocese of Xai-Xai
1984.06.04Diocese of Beira was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beira
1984.06.04Diocese of Nampula was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nampula
1990.11.19Diocese of Chimoio was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beira)
1991.10.11Diocese of Nacala was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nampula)
1993.12.06Diocese of Gurué was established (from Diocese of Quelimane)

as of 2019.11.11

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