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Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia: Timeline

Chronology (Lineage): Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Arabia ...


1204 Constantinople (Latin Patriarchate from now, de facto established by the Pope through Venice) - (Latin Empire of Constantinople) Turkey

1742 Constantinople (AV, supplanting the Latin Patriarchal Vicars / suffragan Bishops) - (Ottoman Empire) Turkey

1762 Aleppo (AV, detached from Constantinople AV) - (Ottoman Empire) Syria, Lebanon, etc.

1818 Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus (AV, new name, previously Aleppo AV; see in Beirut) - (Ottoman Empire) Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Egypt, Sudan, Arabian Peninsula

1838 Egypt and Arabia (AV, detached from detached from the AV of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus) - Egypt, Sudan, Abyssinia, Arabian Peninsula

1839Abyssinia [Lat.] (AP, detached from Vicariate Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus) - (Abyssinia) Ethiopia, Eritrea

1846Galla [Lat.] (AV, detached from AP Abyssinia) - Ethiopia

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(1851 - Arabia transferred from AV Egypt and Arabia, to AV Galla)

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1859Aden (AP, detached from AV Galla) - Arabian Peninsula

1875Aden (abolished, reattached to Galla) - (Abyssinia) Ethiopia

1888Aden (AV, and reerected, re-detached from AV Galla) - Arabian Peninsula

1889Arabia (AV, new name, previously Aden) - Arabian Peninsula

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1953Kuwait (AP, detached from AV Arabia) "Prefecture Apostolic of Kuwait" - Kuwait

1954Kuwait (AV) "Vicariate Apostolic of Kuwait" - Kuwait

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2011Northern Arabia (AV, new name, previously Kuwait)
"Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia" - Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.


ABBREVIATIONS:

AP : Apostolic Prefecture
AV : Apostolic Vicariate
Lat : Latin Jurisdiction

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