Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Jamaica

Jamaica
DateAscendingChange
1515Abbacy nullius of Jamaica was established
1655Abbacy nullius of Jamaica was suppressed
1837.01.10Apostolic Vicariate of Jamaica was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Trinidad)
1956.02.29Apostolic Vicariate of Jamaica was promoted as Diocese of Kingston (without ecclesiastical province)
1967.09.14Diocese of Kingston was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica (with suffragan sees Belize and Montego Bay and lost territory to establish Diocese of Montego Bay)
1967.09.14Diocese of Montego Bay was established (from Diocese of Kingston and became suffragan of Kingston in Jamaica)
1970.09.08Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica lost territory to Diocese of Nassau
1991.04.15Apostolic Vicariate of Mandeville was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica and Diocese of Montego Bay)
1997.11.21Apostolic Vicariate of Mandeville was promoted as Diocese of Mandeville (became suffragan of Kingston in Jamaica)

as of 2022.08.03

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