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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Russia

Russia
DateAscendingChange
1243.07.29Diocese of Sambia was established
1300Diocese of Tana was established
1349.02.21Metropolitan Archdiocese of Matriga was established
1400Metropolitan Archdiocese of Matriga was suppressed
1471Diocese of Tana was suppressed
1525.12.10Diocese of Sambia was suppressed
1617Diocese of Sambia was restored
1625Diocese of Smoleńsk (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1636.09.01Diocese of Smoleńsk was established
1778Diocese of Smoleńsk (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1818Diocese of Smoleńsk was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1821.07.16Diocese of Sambia was suppressed (to Diocese of Warmia)
1848.07.03Diocese of Cherson was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1852Diocese of Cherson was renamed as Diocese of Tiraspol
1917Apostolic Exarchate of Russia (Russian Rite) was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1921Diocese of Tiraspol lost territory to Diocese of Iaşi
1921.12.01Apostolic Vicariate of Siberia was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1923.02.02Diocese of Vladivostok was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Siberia)
1925Titular Episcopal See of Tana was restored
1928Titular Episcopal See of Matriga was restored
1929Titular Episcopal See of Matriga was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Matrega
1929Titular Archiepiscopal See of Nicopsis was established
1929Titular Episcopal See of Tana was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Tanais
1932.07.18Mission sui juris of Karafuto was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Sapporo 札幌)
1933Titular Episcopal See of Tanais was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Tanais
1938Apostolic Vicariate of Siberia was suppressed
1938.05.21Mission sui juris of Karafuto was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Karafuto
1942Titular Episcopal See of Tanais was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Tanais
1991.04.13Apostolic Administration of European Russia was established (from Diocese of Tiraspol, and from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1991.04.13Apostolic Administration of Novosibirsk was established (from Diocese of Vladivostok, and from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mohilev)
1991.07.13Ordinariate of East Europe (Armenian Rite) was established
1999.05.18Apostolic Administration of Eastern Siberia was established (from Apostolic Administration of Novosibirsk)
1999.05.18Apostolic Administration of Novosibirsk was renamed as Apostolic Administration of Western Siberia (lost territory to establish Apostolic Administration of Eastern Siberia)
1999.11.23Apostolic Administration of European Russia was renamed as Apostolic Administration of Northern European Russia (lost territory to establish Apostolic Administration of Southern European Russia)
1999.11.23Apostolic Administration of Southern European Russia was established (from Apostolic Administration of European Russia)
2002.02.11Diocese of Tiraspol was suppressed (to Diocese of Saint Clement at Saratov)
2002.02.11Apostolic Administration of Northern European Russia was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mother of God at Moscow
2002.02.11Apostolic Administration of Southern European Russia was promoted as Diocese of Saint Clement at Saratov (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Tiraspol)
2002.02.11Apostolic Administration of Eastern Siberia was promoted as Diocese of Saint Joseph at Irkutsk (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Vladivostok)
2002.02.11Apostolic Administration of Western Siberia was promoted as Diocese of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk
2002.02.11Diocese of Vladivostok was suppressed (to Diocese of Saint Joseph at Irkutsk)
2002.04.10Apostolic Prefecture of Karafuto was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Yuzhno Sakhalinsk

as of 2020.03.18

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