Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Norway

Norway
DateAscendingChange
1030Diocese of Nidaros was established
1060Diocese of Selja was established
1070Diocese of Oslo was established
1080Diocese of Selja was renamed as Diocese of Bjørgvin
1125Diocese of Stavanger was established (from Diocese of Bjørgvin)
1152Diocese of Hamar was established (from Diocese of Oslo)
1153Diocese of Nidaros was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nidaros (with suffragan sees Bjørgvin, Fær Øer, Gardar, Hamar, Hólar, Kirkwall, Oslo, Skálholt and Stavanger)
1537Diocese of Bjørgvin was suppressed
1537Diocese of Oslo was suppressed
1537Diocese of Stavanger was suppressed
1538Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nidaros was suppressed
1542Diocese of Hamar was suppressed
1855.12.08Apostolic Prefecture of North Pole was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Québec, Diocese of Saint-Boniface, Apostolic Vicariate of Nordic Missions and Apostolic Vicariate of Sweden)
1866.03.20Apostolic Prefecture of North Pole was renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of North Pole
1868.08.07Mission sui juris of Norway was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Sweden)
1869.08.17Apostolic Prefecture of North Pole was suppressed (to Diocese of Saint-Boniface, Diocese of Saint-Germain de Rimouski, Apostolic Vicariate of Athabaska Mackenzie, Apostolic Vicariate of Northern District of Scotland, Apostolic Vicariate of Sweden and Apostolic Prefecture of Denmark)
1869.08.17Mission sui juris of Norway was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Norway
1892.03.11Apostolic Prefecture of Norway was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Norway
1913.06.01Apostolic Vicariate of Norway was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Norway and Spitzbergen
1925.12.15Apostolic Vicariate of Norway and Spitzbergen was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Norway
1930Titular Episcopal See of Selja was restored
1931.04.07Mission sui juris of Central Norway was restored (from Apostolic Vicariate of Norway)
1931.04.08Mission sui juris of Northern Norway was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Norway)
1931.04.10Apostolic Vicariate of Norway was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Oslo
1935Mission sui juris of Central Norway was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Central Norway
1944.03.10Mission sui juris of Northern Norway was promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Northern Norway
1953.02.04Apostolic Prefecture of Central Norway was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Central Norway
1953.06.29Apostolic Vicariate of Oslo was promoted as Diocese of Oslo (without ecclesiastical province)
1955.02.18Apostolic Prefecture of Northern Norway was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Norway
1959.04.17Apostolic Exarchate of Deutschland und Skandinavien (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1971Titular Episcopal See of Selja was renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Selia
1979.03.28Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Norway was promoted as Territorial Prelature of Tromsø (without ecclesiastical province)
1979.03.28Apostolic Vicariate of Central Norway was promoted as Territorial Prelature of Trondheim (without ecclesiastical province)

Last updated on 2023.01.18

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