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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Lebanon

Lebanon
DateAscendingChange
UnknownPatriarchal See of Antioch (Maronite Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Arca (Maronite Rite) was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Botrys was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Orthosia was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Sarepta was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Sidon was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Tripolis was established
UnknownTitular Episcopal See of Tripolis in Libanum (Syriac Rite) was established
50Diocese of Byblus was established
294Diocese of Cilicia (Armenian Rite) was established
300Archdiocese of Heliopolis was established
325Patriarchal See of Antioch (Syriac Rite) was established
800Archdiocese of Heliopolis was suppressed
1111Diocese of Beirut was established
1122Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tyrus was established
1291.07.21Diocese of Beirut was suppressed
1300Diocese of Byblus was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Byblus
1300Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tyrus was demoted as Titular Metropolitan See of Tyrus
1450Diocese of Ehden (Maronite Rite) was established
1500Archdiocese of Beirut (Maronite Rite) was established
1600Titular Archiepiscopal See of Heliopolis was restored
1600Diocese of Saidnaya (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1600Diocese of Saïdā (Maronite Rite) was established
1600Diocese of Tyr (Maronite Rite) was established
1626Patriarchal See of Antioch (Syriac Rite) was restored
1629Archdiocese of Tripoli (Maronite Rite) was established
1650Diocese of Ehden (Maronite Rite) was suppressed
1671Diocese of Baalbek (Maronite Rite) was established
1673.06.12Diocese of Jbeil (Maronite Rite) was established
1683Diocese of Saïdā (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1683Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tyr (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1690Diocese of Batroun (Maronite Rite) was established
1701Diocese of Baalbek (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1702Patriarchal See of Antioch (Syriac Rite) was suppressed
1714Diocese of Beirut (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1724Diocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1724Diocese of Zahleh–Furzol (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1724.10.01Diocese of Gibail (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1736Diocese of Saïdā (Maronite Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Tyr and Saïdā)
1736Diocese of Tyr (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Tyr and Saïdā (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Saïdā)
1742.11.26Diocese of Cilicia (Armenian Rite) was promoted as Patriarchal See of Cilicia
1750Titular Episcopal See of Beirut was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Beirut
1768Diocese of Batroun (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Batroun–Jbeil (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Jbeil)
1768Diocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1768Diocese of Jbeil (Maronite Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Batroun–Jbeil)
1781Patriarchal See of Antioch (Syriac Rite) was restored
1800Diocese of Saidnaya (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed
1817Diocese of Beirut (Syriac Rite) was established
1840Diocese of Batroun–Jbeil (Maronite Rite) lost territory to Archdiocese of Tripoli
1881.08.16Diocese of Beirut (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut–Gibail (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Gibail)
1881.08.16Diocese of Gibail (Greek-Melkite Rite) was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut–Gibail)
1886.02.25Diocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was restored
1897.03.21Diocese of Tripoli (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
1900Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis in Libanum (Syriac Rite) was suppressed
1900.01.26Diocese of Saïdā (Maronite Rite) was restored (from Diocese of Tyr and Saïdā)
1900.01.26Diocese of Tyr and Saïdā (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Tyr (lost territory to establish Diocese of Saïdā)
1925Titular Archiepiscopal See of Beirut was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Beirut
1925Titular Archiepiscopal See of Heliopolis was demoted as Titular Episcopal See of Heliopolis
1925Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis
1926Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis
1928Titular Episcopal See of Beirut was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Beirut
1929Titular Episcopal See of Orthosia was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Orthosias
1929.01.25Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut (Armenian Rite) was established
1932Titular Episcopal See of Heliopolis was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Heliopolis
1933Titular Episcopal See of Arca (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Arca in Armenia
1933Titular Episcopal See of Arca in Phœnicia was established
1933Titular Archiepiscopal See of Heliopolis was renamed as Titular Archiepiscopal See of Heliopolis in Phœnicia
1933Titular Episcopal See of Orthosias was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Orthosias in Phœnicia
1933Titular Episcopal See of Rachlea was established
1933Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Tripolis in Phœnicia
1941Titular Archiepiscopal See of Arca in Armenia (Maronite Rite) was suppressed
1942Titular Episcopal See of Orthosias in Phœnicia was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Orthosia in Phœnicia
1950Titular Episcopal See of Arca in Phœnicia (Maronite Rite) was restored
1953.06.04Apostolic Vicariate of Beirut was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo)
1957.07.03Diocese of Beirut (Chaldean Rite) was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Gazireh)
1959.12.11Diocese of Sarba (Maronite Rite) was established
1964.11.18Diocese of Baalbek (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Baalbek
1964.11.18Diocese of Bāniyās (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Bāniyās
1964.11.18Diocese of Saïdā (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Saïdā
1964.11.18Diocese of Tripoli (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Tripoli
1964.11.18Diocese of Zahleh–Furzol (Greek-Melkite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Zahleh–Furzol
1965Diocese of Tyr (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Archdiocese of Tyr
1969Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beirut–Gibail (Greek-Melkite Rite) lost territory to Archdiocese of Tripoli
1977.08.04Diocese of Baalbek (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Baalbek e Zahlé
1977.08.04Diocese of Jounieh (Maronite Rite) was established
1983Titular Episcopal See of Sarepta (Maronite Rite) was established
1986.05.02Diocese of Joubbé (Maronite Rite) was established
1988.06.11Archdiocese of Antélias (Maronite Rite) was established (from Archdiocese of Cyprus)
1990.06.09Diocese of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Baalbek–Deir Al-Ahmar (lost territory to establish Diocese of Zahlé)
1990.06.09Diocese of Batroun–Jbeil (Maronite Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Joubbé–Sarba, and to establish Diocese of Jbeil)
1990.06.09Diocese of Jbeil (Maronite Rite) was restored (from the suppressed Diocese of Batroun–Jbeil)
1990.06.09Diocese of Joubbé (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Joubbé–Sarba (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Batroun–Jbeil and Diocese of Sarba)
1990.06.09Diocese of Sarba (Maronite Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Joubbé–Sarba)
1990.06.09Diocese of Zahlé (Maronite Rite) was established (from Diocese of Baalbek e Zahlé)
1991Patriarchal Exarchate of Lebanon (Syriac Rite) was established
1997Patriarchal Exarchate of Lebanon (Syriac Rite) was suppressed
1999.06.05Diocese of Batroun (Maronite Rite) was restored (from Diocese of Joubbé–Sarba)
1999.06.05Diocese of Joubbé–Sarba (Maronite Rite) was renamed as Diocese of Jebbeh–Sarba–Jounieh (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Jounieh, and lost territory to establish Diocese of Batroun)
1999.06.05Diocese of Jounieh (Maronite Rite) was suppressed (to Diocese of Jebbeh–Sarba–Jounieh)

as of 2021.09.18

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