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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Ukraine

Ukraine
DateAscendingChange
UnknownDiocese of Kamyanets (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1300Diocese of Cembalo was established
1318Diocese of Caffa was established
1321Diocese of Kyiv was established
1321Diocese of Žytomyr was established
1358Diocese of Lviv was established
1367Diocese of Halyč was established
1375Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilsky was established
1375Diocese of Lodomeria was established (from Diocese of Halyč)
1375.02.13Diocese of Halyč was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Halyč
1390Diocese of Soldaia was established
1404Diocese of Luceoria was established (from Diocese of Lodomeria)
1414.12.24Metropolitan Archdiocese of Halyč was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lviv)
1414.12.24Diocese of Lviv was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lviv (gained territory from the suppressed Metropolitan Archdiocese of Halyč)
1425.12.19Diocese of Lodomeria was suppressed (to Diocese of Luck and Włodzimierz)
1425.12.19Diocese of Luceoria was renamed as Diocese of Luck and Włodzimierz (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Lodomeria)
1475Diocese of Caffa was suppressed
1485Diocese of Cembalo was suppressed
1500Diocese of Soldaia was suppressed
1594.05.02Diocese of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1596Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kyiv–Halyč (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1596Diocese of Luck and Włodzimierz was renamed as Diocese of Luck
1596Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1630Titular Episcopal See of Cembalo was suppressed
1630Archdiocese of Lviv (Armenian Rite) was established
1636Diocese of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1638Diocese of Kyiv was renamed as Diocese of Kyiv–Černihiv
1677Diocese of Lviv (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1689Apostolic Vicariate of Mukacheve (Ruthenian Rite) was established
1702Diocese of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was restored
1771.09.19Apostolic Vicariate of Mukacheve (Ruthenian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Mukacheve
1778Diocese of Luck was suppressed
1795Diocese of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1798.08.08Diocese of Kyiv–Černihiv was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz)
1798.08.08Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz was restored (from the suppressed Diocese of Kyiv–Černihiv and Diocese of Žytomyr, and gained territory from Diocese of Chełm–Lublin)
1798.08.08Diocese of Žytomyr was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz)
1798.11.18Diocese of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was restored
1807.02.22Diocese of Lviv (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Lviv
1808.09.26Archdiocese of Lviv (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Metropolitanate sui juris of Lviv
1833Diocese of Volodymyr–Brėst (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1838Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kyiv–Halyč (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1839.03.14Diocese of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1866.06.03Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilsky was suppressed (to Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz)
1885.03.26Diocese of Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Metropolitanate sui juris of Lviv)
1918.09.22Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilsky was restored (from Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz)
1921Titular Episcopal See of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was restored
1925.10.28Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz was renamed as Diocese of Lutsk (lost territory to establish Diocese of Žytomyr)
1925.10.28Diocese of Žytomyr was restored (from Diocese of Lutsk and Zytomierz)
1930.06.05Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lviv lost territory to Diocese of Iaşi
1931Apostolic Exarchate of Volhynia, Polesia and Pidliashia (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Caffa was restored
1933Titular Episcopal See of Soldaia was restored
1944Apostolic Exarchate of Volhynia, Polesia and Pidliashia (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1963.12.23Metropolitanate sui juris of Lviv (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Major Archdiocese of Lviv
1973Titular Episcopal See of Lutsk–Ostroh (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed
1991.07.13Ordinariate of East Europe (Armenian Rite) was established
1993.04.20Diocese of Kolomyia–Chernivtsi (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Diocese of Ivano-Frankivsk)
1993.04.20Diocese of Sambir–Drohobych (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Lviv)
1993.04.20Diocese of Ternopil (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Lviv)
1993.04.20Diocese of Zboriv (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Lviv)
1993.08.14Apostolic Administration of Zakarpattia was established (from Diocese of Satu Mare)
1995.11.25Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv–Vyshhorod (Ukrainian Rite) was restored (from Major Archdiocese of Lviv)
1998.11.25Diocese of Kyïv–Žytomyr was restored (from the suppressed Diocese of Žytomyr)
1998.11.25Diocese of Žytomyr was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Kyïv–Žytomyr)
2000.07.21Diocese of Bučač (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Diocese of Ternopil)
2000.07.21Diocese of Sokal (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Lviv and Diocese of Ternopil, and from the suppressed Diocese of Zboriv)
2000.07.21Diocese of Stryj (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Major Archdiocese of Lviv)
2000.07.21Diocese of Ternopil (Ukrainian Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Ternopil–Zboriv (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Zboriv, and lost territory to establish Diocese of Bučač and Diocese of Sokal)
2000.07.21Diocese of Zboriv (Ukrainian Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Ternopil–Zboriv, and to establish Diocese of Sokal)
2002.01.11Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Donets’k–Kharkiv (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv–Vyshhorod)
2002.03.27Apostolic Administration of Zakarpattia was promoted as Diocese of Mukacheve
2002.05.04Diocese of Kharkiv–Zaporizhia was established (from Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilsky and Diocese of Kyïv–Žytomyr)
2002.05.04Diocese of Odessa–Simferopol was established (from Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilsky)
2003.07.28Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Odessa–Krym (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv–Vyshhorod)
2004.12.06Diocese of Kamyanets (Ukrainian Rite) was united (as title of Major Archdiocese of Kyiv–Halyč)
2004.12.06Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv–Vyshhorod (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Major Archdiocese of Kyiv–Halyč (lost territory to Archdiocese of Lviv, and gained title of Kamyanets)
2004.12.06Major Archdiocese of Lviv (Ukrainian Rite) was demoted as Archdiocese of Lviv (gained territory from Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kyiv–Vyshhorod)
2006.09.20Diocese of Sokal (Ukrainian Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Sokal–Zhovkva
2008.01.15Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Lutsk (Ukrainian Rite) was restored (from Major Archdiocese of Kyiv–Halyč)
2011.11.29Archdiocese of Lviv (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lviv
2011.12.13Diocese of Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ivano-Frankivsk
2011.12.22Diocese of Ternopil–Zboriv (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ternopil–Zboriv
2014.02.13Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Krym (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Odessa–Krym)
2014.02.13Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Odessa–Krym (Ukrainian Rite) was renamed as Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Odessa (lost territory to establish Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Krym)
2014.04.02Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Donets’k–Kharkiv (Ukrainian Rite) was renamed as Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Donets’k (lost territory to establish Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kharkiv)
2014.04.02Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Kharkiv (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Archiepiscopal Exarchate of Donets’k–Kharkiv)
2015.12.11Diocese of Kamyanets-Podilsky (Ukrainian Rite) was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ternopil–Zboriv)
2017.09.12Diocese of Chernivtsi (Ukrainian Rite) was established (from Diocese of Kolomyia–Chernivtsi)
2017.09.12Diocese of Kolomyia–Chernivtsi (Ukrainian Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Kolomyia (lost territory to establish Diocese of Chernivtsi)

as of 2017.11.01

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