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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in South Sudan

South Sudan
DateAscendingChange
1835Patriarchal Vicariate of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1885Diocese of Iskanderiya (Armenian Rite) was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Egypt)
1913.05.30Apostolic Prefecture of Bahr el-Ghazal was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Central Africa)
1917.06.13Apostolic Prefecture of Bahr el-Ghazal was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Ghazal
1927.07.14Apostolic Prefecture of Bahr el-Gebel was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Equatorial Nile)
1933.01.10Mission sui juris of Kodok was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Khartoum)
1938.08.04Mission sui juris of Kodok was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Kodok
1946.06.22Diocese of Cairo (Maronite Rite) was established
1949.03.03Apostolic Prefecture of Mupoi was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of Bahr el-Gebel and Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Ghazal)
1949.07.14Apostolic Prefecture of Kodok was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Malakal
1951.04.12Apostolic Prefecture of Bahr el-Gebel was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Gebel
1955.07.03Apostolic Vicariate of Rumbek was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Gebel, Apostolic Prefecture of Mupoi and Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Ghazal)
1961.05.26Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Gebel was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Juba
1961.05.26Apostolic Vicariate of Bahr el-Ghazal was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Wau
1974.12.12Apostolic Vicariate of Juba was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Juba
1974.12.12Apostolic Prefecture of Malakal was promoted as Diocese of Malakal
1974.12.12Apostolic Vicariate of Rumbek was promoted as Diocese of Rumbek
1974.12.12Apostolic Prefecture of Mupoi was promoted as Diocese of Tombura
1974.12.12Apostolic Vicariate of Wau was promoted as Diocese of Wau
1983.05.02Diocese of Torit was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Juba)
1986.02.21Diocese of Tombura was renamed as Diocese of Tombura–Yambio
1986.03.21Diocese of Yei was established (from Diocese of Rumbek)
1991Patriarchal Vicariate of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Patriarchal Exarchate of Egypt and Sudan
1997Patriarchal Exarchate of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was demoted as Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Egypt and Sudan
1997Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Sudan (Syriac Rite) was established
2013Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan
2013Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Sudan (Syriac Rite) was renamed as Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Sudan and South Sudan

as of 2019.07.28

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