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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Bolivia

Bolivia
DateAscendingChange
1552.06.27Diocese of La Plata was established (from Diocese of Cusco)
1605.07.04Diocese of La Paz was established (from Diocese of La Plata)
1605.07.05Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra was established (from Diocese of La Plata)
1609Diocese of La Plata was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata
1847.06.25Diocese of Cochabamba was established (from Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1917.12.01Apostolic Vicariate of El Beni was established (from Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
1919.05.22Apostolic Vicariate of Chaco was established (from Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
1924.11.11Diocese of Oruro was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1924.11.11Diocese of Potosí was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1924.11.11Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sucre (lost territory to establish Diocese of Oruro, Diocese of Potosí and Diocese of Tarija)
1924.11.11Diocese of Tarija was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)
1930.01.27Apostolic Vicariate of Chiquitos was established (from Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
1942.04.29Apostolic Vicariate of Pando was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of El Beni)
1942.09.01Apostolic Vicariate of Reyes was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of El Beni)
1943.06.18Diocese of La Paz was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Paz
1949.12.25Territorial Prelature of Corocoro was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Paz)
1951.02.08Apostolic Vicariate of Chaco was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Cuevo
1951.12.13Apostolic Vicariate of Ñuflo de Chávez was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Chiquitos)
1958.11.07Territorial Prelature of Coroico was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Paz)
1961.03.19Military Vicariate of Bolivia was established
1961.12.11Territorial Prelature of Aiquile was established (from Diocese of Cochabamba)
1975.07.30Diocese of Cochabamba was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cochabamba
1975.07.30Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra
1983.07.28Territorial Prelature of Coroico was promoted as Diocese of Coroico
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of Bolivia was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Obispado Castrense de Bolivia
1994.06.25Diocese of El Alto was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Paz)
1994.11.03Apostolic Vicariate of Chiquitos was promoted as Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco
2003.03.29Apostolic Vicariate of Cuevo was renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Camiri

as of 2019.07.30

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