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Roman Catholic Diocese of Chiron

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The Diocese of Chiron or Diocese of Chersonissos (Latin: Dioecesis Chersonesus) was a Roman Catholic diocese located in the town of Chersonissos in the north of Crete, bordering the Aegean Sea. In 1787, it was suppressed and became a Titular Episcopal See.

History

  • 1230?: Established as Diocese of Chiron (or Chersonissos)
  • 1787: Suppressed as Titular Episcopal See of Chersonesus
  • 1933: Renamed as Titular Episcopal See of Chersonesus in Creta
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Chiron Wikipedia


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