Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Rwanda

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

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.] (AV, detached from AV Constantinople) - Syria
1817
Vicariate Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus [Lat.] (AV, reestablished with new name, previously Aleppo) - Syria, Egypt, Arabian Peninsula, Cyprus
1839
Abyssinia [Lat.] (AV, detached from Apostolic Vicariate of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus) -Abyssinia 1846 Sudan / Central Africa (AV, detached from Abyssinia AV) - Sudan, etc.
1880
Nyanza (AV, detached from Sudan / Central Africa AV) - Uganda, Tanzania, etc.
1880
Southern Upper Congo (Miss., detached from Sudan / Central Africa AV) - ...
1880
Tanganyika (APV, detached from Sudan / Central Africa AV) - Tanzania
1883
Victoria Nyanza (AV, new name, previously Nyanza AV) - Uganda, Tanzania, etc.
1886
Unanyembe (AV, detached from Tanganyika APV, and from Southern Upper Congo [Miss.]) - Tanganyika
1894
Southern Victoria Nyanza (AV, detached from Victoria Nyanza AV) - Uganda, Kenya, etc.

1912
Kivu (AV, detached from Unyanyembe AV, and from Southern Victoria-Nyanza AV) - (German South-East Africa) Burundi, Rwanda
1921
Urundi and Kivu (AV, new name, previously Kivu AV) - (Tanganyika) Burundi, Rwanda
1922
Ruanda (AV, detached from Urundi and Kivu AV) - (Tanganyika) (Rwanda)
1952
Kabgayi (AV, new name, previously Ruanda AV) - (Tanganyika) Rwanda
1952
Nyundo (AV, detached from Ruanda AV) - (Tanganyika) Rwanda
1959
Kabgayi (Metr.) - (Tanganyika) Rwanda
1959
Nyundo - (Tanganyika) Rwanda
1960
Ruhengeri (detached from Kabgayi, and from Nyundo) - Rwanda
1961
Astrida (detached from Kabgayi) - Rwanda
1963
Butare (new name, previously Astrida) - Rwanda
1968
Kibungo (detached from Kabgayi) - Rwanda
1976
Kabgayi (D, no longer Metr.) - Rwanda
1976
Kigali (Metr., detached from Kabgayi) - Rwanda
1981
Byumba (detached from Ruhengeri, from Kigali, and from Kibungo) - Rwanda
1981
Cyangugu (detached from Nyundo) - Rwanda
1992
Gikongoro (detached from Butare) - Rwanda
av Webmaster publisert 08.09.2004, sist endret 08.09.2004 - 12:10