Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Egypt

See a list of abbreviations used in this list. See also our listing of current ecclesial jurisdictions.

This list does not yet consider the period prior to the Crusades.

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1204
Constantinople / Konstantinopolis (Latin Patriarchate from now, de facto established by the Pope through Venice) - (Latin Empire of Constantinople) Turkey
1742
Constantinople / Konstantinopolis (AV, supplanting the Latin Patriarchal vicars / suffragan bishops) - (Ottoman Empire) Turkey
1760
Aleppo [Lat.] (detached from AV Constantinople) - (Ottoman Empire) Syria
1817
Apostolic Vicariate of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus [Lat.] (AV, new name, previously AV Aleppo) - (Ottoman Empire) Lebanon, Syria, etc.

1219
Alexandria [Lat.] (Patr., collapsed soon, and became a merely titular Patriarchate) - Egypt
1824
Alexandria [Copt.] (Patr., detached from the Latin jurisdiction of the AV of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus) - Egypt
1824
Alexandria [Copt.] (Patriarchal eparchy, history follows that of the Patriarchate itself) - Egypt
1839
Egypt and Arabia [Lat.] (AV, detached from the AV of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus) - Egypt
1849
Iskanderiya / Alexandria [Arm.] (Ep, detached by the Armenian Patriarch Peter VIII from ...) - Egypt
1851
Egypt (AV, new name, previously Egypt and Arabia [Lat.]) - Egypt
1866
Iskanderiya / Alexandria [Arm.] (vacant) - Egypt
1872
Alexandria [Melk.] (Patr. Vicariate) - Egypt
1884
Delta of the Nile [Lat.] (AP, detached from AV Egypt) - Egypt
1885
Iskanderiya / Alexandria [Arm.] (revived) - Egypt
1895
Alexandria [Copt.] (Patr.) (revived, detached from the Latin jurisdictions of Egypt AV, and from the Delta of the Nile AP) - Egypt
1895
Luqsor or Tebe / Luxor or Thebes [Copt.] (Ep, detached from the Latin jurisdiction of Egypt AV) - Egypt
1895
Minya [Cald.] (Ep, detached from the Latin jurisdiction of Egypt AV) - Egypt
1902
Egypt [Syr.] (Patriarchal Vicariate) - Egypt
1904
Egypt [Mar.] (Patriarchal Vicariate) - Egypt
1908
Alexandria [Copt.] (Patr. vacant) - Egypt
1909
Delta of the Nile [Lat.] (AV, previously AP) - Egypt
1926
Canal of Suez [Lat.] (AV, detached from Egypt AV) - Egypt
1938
Egypt [Chald.] (Patriarchal Vicariate) - Egypt
1946
Le Caire / Cairo [Mar.] (Ep, and new name, previously Egypt [Mar., Patriarchal Vicariate]) - Egypt
1947
Alexandria [Copt.] (Patr. revived) - Egypt
1947
Assiut [Copt.] (Ep, detached from Luqsor [Copt.]) - Egypt
1948
Heliopolis [Lat.] (AV, new name, previously the Delta of the Nile AV) - Egypt
1948
Port Said [Lat.] (AV, new name, previously the Canal of Suez AV) - Egypt
1951
Alexandria in Egypt [Lat.] (AV, new name, previously Egypt AV) - Egypt
1965
Le Caire / Cairo [Syr.] (Ep, and new name, previously Egypt [Syr., Patriarchal Vicariate]) - Egypt
1980
Le Caire / Cairo [Chald.] (Ep, and new name, previously Egypt [Chald., Patriarchal Vicariate]) - Egypt
1981
Sohag [Copt.] (Ep, detached from Luqsor [Copt.]) - Egypt
1982
Ismailia [Copt.] (Ep, detached from Luqsor [Copt.]) - Egypt
1987
Heliopolis [Lat.] (incorporated in Alexandria in Egypt AV) - Egypt
1987
Port Said [Lat.] (incorporated in Alexandria in Egypt AV) - Egypt
2003
Guizeh / Giza [Copt.] (Ep, detached from Alexandria [Copt.]) - Egypt
av Webmaster publisert 08.09.2004, sist endret 08.09.2004 - 12:11