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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Slovakia

Slovakia
DateAscendingChange
880.06Diocese of Nitra was established (from Diocese of Regensburg)
1776.03.13Diocese of Banská Bystrica was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Esztergom)
1776.03.13Diocese of Rožňava was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Esztergom)
1776.03.13Diocese of Spiš was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Esztergom)
1804.08.10Diocese of Košice was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger)
1818.09.22Diocese of Prešov (Slovak Rite) was established (from Diocese of Mukacheve)
1922.05.29Apostolic Administration of Trnava was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Esztergom)
1937.09.02Diocese of Košice lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger
1939.01.13Diocese of Nitra lost territory to Diocese of Katowice
1977.12.30Apostolic Administration of Trnava was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trnava
1982Diocese of Košice lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger
1982Diocese of Rožňava lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Eger
1995.03.31Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bratislava–Trnava was established (from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trnava)
1995.03.31Diocese of Košice was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Košice
1995.03.31Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trnava was suppressed (to establish Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bratislava–Trnava)
1997.01.27Apostolic Exarchate of Košice (Slovak Rite) was established (from Diocese of Prešov)
2003.01.20Military Ordinariate of Vojenský ordinariát was established
2008.01.30Diocese of Bratislava (Slovak Rite) was established (from Diocese of Prešov)
2008.01.30Apostolic Exarchate of Košice (Slovak Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Košice
2008.01.30Diocese of Prešov (Slovak Rite) was promoted as Metropolitanate sui juris of Prešov (lost territory to establish Diocese of Bratislava)
2008.02.14Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bratislava–Trnava was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bratislava (lost territory to Diocese of Nitra, and lost territory to establish Archdiocese of Trnava)
2008.02.14Archdiocese of Trnava was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bratislava–Trnava)
2008.02.14Diocese of Žilina was established (from Diocese of Banská Bystrica and Diocese of Nitra)

as of 2020.03.26

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