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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in French Polynesia

French Polynesia
DateAscendingChange
1833.06.08Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Oceania was established (from Apostolic Prefecture of South Seas Islands)
1848.05.09Apostolic Vicariate of Marquesas Islands was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Oceania)
1848.05.09Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Oceania was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Tahiti Islands (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Marquesas Islands)
1889.02.08Apostolic Vicariate of Tahiti Islands lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago
1966.06.21Apostolic Vicariate of Tahiti Islands was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Papeete
1966.06.21Apostolic Vicariate of Marquesas Islands was promoted as Diocese of Taiohae
1974.05.31Diocese of Taiohae was renamed as Diocese of Taiohae

as of 2021.10.27

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