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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Argentina

Argentina
DateAscendingChange
1570.05.10Diocese of Santiago del Estero was established (from Diocese of Santiago)
1620.04.06Diocese of Buenos Aires was established (from Diocese of Paraguay)
1697.11.28Diocese of Córdoba was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Santiago del Estero)
1697.11.28Diocese of Santiago del Estero was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Córdoba)
1806.03.28Diocese of Salta was established (from Diocese of Córdoba and Diocese of Santiago)
1828.12.15Apostolic Vicariate of San Juan de Cuyo was established (from Diocese of Córdoba)
1834.09.19Apostolic Vicariate of San Juan de Cuyo was promoted as Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo
1859.06.13Diocese of Paraná was established (from Diocese of Buenos Aires)
1865.03.05Diocese of Buenos Aires was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires
1884Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Patagonia was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires)
1884Apostolic Prefecture of Southern Patagonia was established (from Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud)
1897.02.15Diocese of La Plata was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires)
1897.02.15Diocese of Santa Fe was established (from Diocese of Paraná)
1897.02.15Diocese of Tucumán was established (from Diocese of Salta)
1904Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Patagonia was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires)
1907.03.25Diocese of Santiago del Estero was restored (from Diocese of Tucumán)
1910.01.21Diocese of Catamarca was established (from Diocese of Salta and Diocese of Tucumán)
1910.01.21Diocese of Corrientes was established (from Diocese of Paraná)
1916.10.04Apostolic Prefecture of Southern Patagonia was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, and to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Magallanes y Islas Malvinas)
1920.05.22Diocese of Catamarca lost territory to Diocese of Salta
1934.04.20Diocese of Azul was established (from Diocese of La Plata)
1934.04.20Diocese of Bahía Blanca was established (from Diocese of La Plata)
1934.04.20Diocese of Córdoba was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Córdoba (lost territory to establish Diocese of La Rioja and Diocese of Río Cuarto)
1934.04.20Diocese of Jujuy was established (from Diocese of Salta)
1934.04.20Diocese of La Plata was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata (lost territory to establish Diocese of Bahía Blanca, Diocese of Mercedes and Diocese of Azul)
1934.04.20Diocese of La Rioja was established (from Diocese of Córdoba)
1934.04.20Diocese of Mendoza was established (from Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo)
1934.04.20Diocese of Mercedes was established (from Diocese of La Plata)
1934.04.20Diocese of Paraná was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paraná
1934.04.20Diocese of Rosario was established (from Diocese of Santa Fe)
1934.04.20Diocese of Río Cuarto was established (from Diocese of Córdoba)
1934.04.20Diocese of Salta was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salta (lost territory to establish Diocese of Jujuy)
1934.04.20Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Juan de Cuyo (lost territory to establish Diocese of Mendoza and Diocese of San Luis)
1934.04.20Diocese of San Luis was established (from Diocese of San Juan de Cuyo)
1934.04.20Diocese of Santa Fe was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe (lost territory to establish Diocese of Rosario)
1934.04.20Diocese of Viedma was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires)
1939.06.03Diocese of Resistencia was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe)
1944.07.02Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salta lost territory to Diocese of Catamarca
1947.03.03Diocese of San Nicolás de los Arroyos was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata and Diocese of Mercedes)
1957.02.11Diocese of Bahía Blanca was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca (lost territory to establish Diocese of Mar del Plata and Diocese of Santa Rosa)
1957.02.11Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia was established (from Diocese of Viedma)
1957.02.11Diocese of Formosa was established (from Diocese of Resistencia)
1957.02.11Diocese of Gualeguaychú was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paraná)
1957.02.11Diocese of Lomas de Zamora was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1957.02.11Diocese of Mar del Plata was established (from Diocese of Bahía Blanca and Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1957.02.11Diocese of Morón was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1957.02.11Diocese of Nueve de Julio was established (from Diocese of Mercedes and Diocese of Azul)
1957.02.11Diocese of Posadas was established (from Diocese of Corrientes)
1957.02.11Diocese of Reconquista was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe)
1957.02.11Diocese of San Isidro was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata and Diocese of San Nicolás de los Arroyos)
1957.02.11Diocese of Santa Rosa was established (from Diocese of Bahía Blanca and Diocese of Mercedes)
1957.02.11Diocese of Tucumán was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tucumán
1957.02.11Diocese of Villa María was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Córdoba)
1957.07.08Military Vicariate of Argentina was established
1959.02.19Ordinariate of Ordinariato para los fieles de ritos orientales en Argentina (Eastern Rite) was established
1961.04.10Diocese of Avellaneda was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata and Diocese of Lomas de Zamora)
1961.04.10Diocese of Añatuya was established (from Diocese of Santiago del Estero)
1961.04.10Diocese of Concordia was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paraná)
1961.04.10Diocese of Corrientes was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corrientes (lost territory to establish Diocese of Goya)
1961.04.10Diocese of Goya was established (from Diocese of Corrientes)
1961.04.10Diocese of Mendoza was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mendoza (lost territory to establish Diocese of San Rafael)
1961.04.10Diocese of Neuquén was established (from Diocese of Viedma)
1961.04.10Diocese of Orán was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salta)
1961.04.10Diocese of Rafaela was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe and Diocese of Reconquista)
1961.04.10Diocese of Río Gallegos was established (from Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia)
1961.04.10Diocese of San Francisco was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Córdoba)
1961.04.10Diocese of San Martín was established (from Diocese of Morón and Diocese of San Isidro)
1961.04.10Diocese of San Rafael was established (from Diocese of Mendoza)
1963.08.12Diocese of Concepción was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tucumán)
1963.08.12Diocese of Cruz del Eje was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Córdoba)
1963.08.12Diocese of Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña was established (from Diocese of Resistencia)
1963.08.12Diocese of Rosario was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Rosario (lost territory to establish Diocese of Venado Tuerto)
1963.08.12Diocese of Venado Tuerto was established (from Diocese of Rosario)
1968.02.09Apostolic Exarchate of Argentina (Ukrainian Rite) was established
1969.07.18Diocese of San Justo was established (from Diocese of Lomas de Zamora and Diocese of Morón)
1969.09.08Territorial Prelature of Cafayate was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Salta, Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tucumán and Diocese of Catamarca)
1969.09.08Territorial Prelature of Humahuaca was established (from Diocese of Jujuy)
1970.01.27Diocese of Orán lost territory to Territorial Prelature of Humahuaca
1976.03.27Diocese of Zárate–Campana was established (from Diocese of San Isidro and Diocese of San Nicolás de los Arroyos)
1976.06.19Diocese of Quilmes was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata and Diocese of Avellaneda)
1978.04.24Apostolic Exarchate of Argentina (Ukrainian Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires
1978.07.11Diocese of San Miguel was established (from Diocese of San Martín)
1979.07.03Diocese of Santo Tomé was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Corrientes and Diocese of Goya)
1980.01.25Territorial Prelature of Deán Funes was established (from Diocese of Cruz del Eje)
1980.03.27Diocese of Chascomús was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata and Diocese of Mar del Plata)
1984.02.28Diocese of Resistencia was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Resistencia
1986.06.16Diocese of Puerto Iguazú was established (from Diocese of Posadas)
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of Argentina was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Obispado Castrense de la Argentina
1989.02.18Diocese of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires (Armenian Rite) was established (from Apostolic Exarchate of América Latina e México)
1989.05.10Diocese of Mercedes was renamed as Diocese of Mercedes–Luján
1990.10.05Diocese of San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite Rite) was established
1992.02.28Diocese of Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña was renamed as Diocese of San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña
1992.09.19Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz
1993.07.22Diocese of Alto Valle del Río Negro was established (from Diocese of Viedma)
1993.07.22Diocese of San Carlos de Bariloche was established (from Diocese of Viedma)
1995.07.12Diocese of Río Cuarto was renamed as Diocese of Río Cuarto
1997.05.13Diocese of Merlo–Moreno was established (from Diocese of Morón)
1997.11.21Diocese of Mercedes–Luján was promoted as Archdiocese of Mercedes–Luján
2000.11.25Diocese of Gregorio de Laferrere was established (from Diocese of San Justo)
2001.04.24Diocese of Avellaneda was renamed as Diocese of Avellaneda–Lanús (gained territory from Diocese of Lomas de Zamora)
2001.04.24Diocese of Lomas de Zamora lost territory to Diocese of Avellaneda–Lanús
2002.04.20Apostolic Exarchate of Argentina (Greek-Melkite Rite) was established
2009.03.14Territorial Prelature of Esquel was established (from Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia)
2009.06.13Diocese of Oberá was established (from Diocese of Posadas and Diocese of Puerto Iguazú)
2011.11.09Territorial Prelature of Deán Funes lost territory to Diocese of Cruz del Eje

as of 2019.05.22

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