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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Netherlands

Netherlands
DateAscendingChange
530Diocese of Maastricht was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Tongeren en Maastricht)
695Diocese of Utrecht was established
720Diocese of Maastricht was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Liège)
1559.05.12Diocese of Deventer was established (from Diocese of Utrecht)
1559.05.12Diocese of Groningen was established (from Diocese of Utrecht and Diocese of Münster)
1559.05.12Diocese of Haarlem was established (from Diocese of Utrecht)
1559.05.12Diocese of Leeuwarden was established (from Diocese of Utrecht)
1559.05.12Diocese of Middelburg was established (from Diocese of Utrecht)
1559.05.12Diocese of Roermond was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Köln and Diocese of Liège)
1559.05.12Diocese of Utrecht was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Utrecht (lost territory to establish Diocese of Deventer, Diocese of Gent, Diocese of Groningen, Diocese of Haarlem, Diocese of Leeuwarden and Diocese of Middelburg)
1559.05.12Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch was established (from Diocese of Liège)
1580.02.15Diocese of Leeuwarden was suppressed
1580.02.15Metropolitan Archdiocese of Utrecht was suppressed
1591Diocese of Deventer was suppressed
1592Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia was restored
1592Diocese of Haarlem was suppressed
1600Diocese of Groningen was suppressed
1603.05.26Diocese of Middelburg was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia)
1629Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch was suppressed (to Diocese of Liège)
1648Apostolic Vicariate of ’s-Hertogenbosch was restored (from Diocese of Liège)
1727.02Apostolic Vicariate of Batavia was demoted as Mission sui juris of Batavia
1801.07.15Apostolic Vicariate of Grave–Nijmegen was established (from Diocese of Roermond)
1801.11.29Diocese of Roermond was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Grave–Nijmegen, and to establish Diocese of Aachen)
1803.03.22Apostolic Vicariate of Breda was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of ’s-Hertogenbosch)
1803.03.22Apostolic Vicariate of Ravenstein–Megen was established (from Diocese of Liège)
1833Apostolic Administration of Haarlem was restored (from Mission sui juris of Batavia)
1840Apostolic Vicariate of Limburg was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Köln and Diocese of Liège)
1851Apostolic Vicariate of Grave–Nijmegen was suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of ’s-Hertogenbosch)
1853.03.04Apostolic Administration of Haarlem was promoted as Diocese of Haarlem
1853.03.04Apostolic Vicariate of Ravenstein–Megen was suppressed (to Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch)
1853.03.04Apostolic Vicariate of Limburg was promoted as Diocese of Roermond (gained territory from Diocese of Liège)
1853.03.04Mission sui juris of Batavia was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Utrecht
1853.03.04Apostolic Vicariate of ’s-Hertogenbosch was promoted as Diocese of ’s-Hertogenbosch (gained territory from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mechelen, and gained territory from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Ravenstein–Megen, and exchanged territory with Diocese of Liège)
1853.03.14Apostolic Vicariate of Breda was promoted as Diocese of Breda (gained territory from Diocese of Gent)
1955.07.16Diocese of Groningen was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Utrecht and Diocese of Haarlem)
1955.07.16Diocese of Haarlem lost territory to Diocese of Breda
1955.07.16Diocese of Rotterdam was established (from Diocese of Haarlem)
1957.04.16Military Vicariate of Netherlands was established
1960.07.22Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1971Titular Episcopal See of Maastricht was restored
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of Netherlands was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Military Ordinariate of the Netherlands
2005.11.26Diocese of Groningen was renamed as Diocese of Groningen–Leeuwarden
2008.10.07Diocese of Haarlem was renamed as Diocese of Haarlem–Amsterdam
2013.01.19Apostolic Exarchate of France (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris
2017.12Titular Episcopal See of Middelburg was restored

as of 2019.05.31

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