Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Liberia

Liberia
DateAscendingChange
1903.04.18Apostolic Prefecture of Liberia was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Sierra Leone)
1934.04.09Apostolic Prefecture of Liberia was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Liberia
1950.02.02Apostolic Prefecture of Cape Palmas was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Liberia)
1950.02.02Apostolic Vicariate of Liberia was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Monrovia (lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Cape Palmas)
1962.05.07Apostolic Prefecture of Cape Palmas was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Cape Palmas
1981.12.19Apostolic Vicariate of Cape Palmas was promoted as Diocese of Cape Palmas (became suffragan of Monrovia)
1981.12.19Apostolic Vicariate of Monrovia was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Monrovia (with suffragan see Cape Palmas)
1986.11.17Diocese of Gbarnga was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Monrovia and became suffragan of Monrovia)
2014.01.13Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was established
2018.02.28Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Annunciation of Ibadan (without ecclesiastical province)

Last updated on 2022.09.04

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