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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

DateAscendingCountryChange
UnknownEgypt EgyptTitular Episcopal See of Damiata (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownEgypt EgyptTitular Metropolitan See of Pelusium (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownSyria SyriaDiocese of Jabrud (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownSyria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Palmyra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownTurkey TurkeyPatriarchal Exarchate of Istanbul (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownTurkey TurkeyTitular Archiepiscopal See of Myra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
UnknownTurkey TurkeyTitular Episcopal See of Tarsus (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
300Syria SyriaMetropolitan Archdiocese of Damascus (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
400Lebanon LebanonMetropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
400Syria SyriaDiocese of Aleppo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
600Syria SyriaDiocese of Aleppo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Aleppo
1600Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Saidnaya (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1683Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Saïdā (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1683Lebanon LebanonMetropolitan Archdiocese of Tyr (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1687Syria SyriaMetropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1700Syria SyriaDiocese of Qâra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1701Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Baalbek (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1724Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1724Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Zahleh–Furzol (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1724.10.01Syria SyriaPatriarchal See of Antioch (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1727Syria SyriaArchdiocese of Hama (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1727Syria SyriaDiocese of Homs (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1750Syria SyriaArchdiocese of Haūrān (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1753Israel IsraelDiocese of Akka (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1768Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1790Lebanon LebanonArchdiocese of Gibail (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1790Syria SyriaArchdiocese of Aleppo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Aleppo
1800Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Saidnaya (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1800Syria SyriaDiocese of Qâra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1810Lebanon LebanonArchdiocese of Gibail (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1835Egypt Egypt, South Sudan South Sudan, Sudan SudanPatriarchal Vicariate of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1838.02.01Egypt EgyptTitular Patriarchal See of Alexandria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1838.02.01Palestine Palestine, Israel IsraelTitular Patriarchal See of Jerusalem (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1838.02.01Palestine Palestine, Israel IsraelPatriarchal Vicariate of Jerusalem (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1838.09.17Iraq IraqPatriarchal Exarchate of Iraq (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1849.03.04Syria SyriaArchdiocese of Hama (Greek-Melkite Rite) was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs)
1849.03.04Syria SyriaDiocese of Homs (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs (gained title of Hama and Jabrud)
1849.03.04Syria SyriaDiocese of Jabrud (Greek-Melkite Rite) was united (as title of Metropolitan Archdiocese of Homs)
1881Syria SyriaMetropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra–Hauran (gained territory from the suppressed Archdiocese of Haūrān)
1881Syria SyriaArchdiocese of Haūrān (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bosra–Hauran)
1881.08.16Lebanon LebanonMetropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut–Gibail
1886.02.25Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1896Syria SyriaTitular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1897.03.21Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Tripoli (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1907Syria SyriaTitular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea
1914Syria SyriaTitular Archiepiscopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1922Syria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1925Syria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea ad mare
1925Turkey TurkeyTitular Archiepiscopal See of Myra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1927Palestine PalestineTitular Episcopal See of Cæsarea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1929Syria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Laodicea ad mare (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea
1932.05.02Jordan JordanArchdiocese of Petra and Philadelphia (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1933Palestine PalestineTitular Episcopal See of Cæsarea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Cesarea in Palæstina
1933Syria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Laodicea (Greek-Melkite Rite) was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Laodicea in Syria
1935Egypt EgyptTitular Episcopal See of Damiata (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1951Syria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Palmyra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1959Turkey TurkeyTitular Archiepiscopal See of Myra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1961Egypt EgyptTitular Archiepiscopal See of Damiata (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1961Palestine PalestineTitular Episcopal See of Cesarea in Palæstina (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Titular Metropolitan See of Cesarea in Palæstina
1961Syria SyriaTitular Archiepiscopal See of Hierapolis in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1961Turkey TurkeyTitular Metropolitan See of Edessa in Osrhoëne (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1961.04.23Syria SyriaTitular Episcopal See of Laodicea in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1961.04.28Syria SyriaArchdiocese of Latakia (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established (from Diocese of Tripoli)
1964.11.18Israel IsraelDiocese of Akka (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Akka
1964.11.18Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Baalbek (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Baalbek
1964.11.18Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Bāniyās
1964.11.18Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Saïdā (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Saïdā
1964.11.18Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Tripoli (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Tripoli
1964.11.18Lebanon LebanonDiocese of Zahleh–Furzol (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Zahleh–Furzol
1966.01.10USA USAApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1969Lebanon LebanonMetropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut–Gibail (Greek-Melkite Rite) lost territory to Archdiocese of Tripoli
1971.11.29Brazil BrazilDiocese of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1972.03.25Kuwait KuwaitPatriarchal Exarchate of Kuwait (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1975Turkey TurkeyTitular Archiepiscopal See of Adana (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1976.06.28USA USAApostolic Exarchate of United States of America (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Newton
1980Syria SyriaTitular Metropolitan See of Apamea in Syria (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1980Turkey TurkeyTitular Archiepiscopal See of Cesarea in Cappadocia (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1980.10.13Canada CanadaDiocese of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1981Turkey TurkeyTitular Episcopal See of Tarsus (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Tarsus
1987.03.26Australia Australia, New Zealand New ZealandDiocese of Saint Michael’s of Sydney (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1988.02.27Mexico MexicoDiocese of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1990.02.19Venezuela VenezuelaApostolic Exarchate of Venezuela (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1991Egypt Egypt, South Sudan South Sudan, Sudan SudanPatriarchal Vicariate of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Patriarchal Exarchate of Egypt and Sudan
1991Palestine Palestine, Israel IsraelPatriarchal Vicariate of Jerusalem (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem
1997Egypt Egypt, South Sudan South Sudan, Sudan SudanPatriarchal Exarchate of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite) was demoted as Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Egypt and Sudan
1997Palestine Palestine, Israel IsraelPatriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem (Greek-Melkite Rite) was demoted as Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of Jerusalem
2002Turkey TurkeyTitular Archiepiscopal See of Myra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Myra
2002.04.20Argentina ArgentinaApostolic Exarchate of Argentina (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
2006.10.17Turkey TurkeyTitular Episcopal See of Myra (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Myra
2013Egypt Egypt, South Sudan South Sudan, Sudan SudanTerritory 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

as of 2019.01.04

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