Archdiocese of Avignon

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ARCHDIOCESE OF AVIGNON (Archidioecesis Avenionensis)

Country : France
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 4th century as Diocese of Avignon
Elevated to Archdiocese 1475
Additions : 1801 Diocese of Alès (partly), Diocese of Apt (partly), Diocese of Carpentras, Diocese of Cavaillon, Diocese of Nîmes (until 1822), Diocese of Orange, Diocese of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (partly), Diocese of Uzès, Diocese of Vaison
Degraded to Diocese of Avignon 1801
Re-established as Archdiocese in 1822

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Avignon

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Arms of Bishops (until 1475)

Arms of Archbishops (and bishop 1801-1822)


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