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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Honduras

Honduras
DateAscendingChange
1539Diocese of Honduras was established (from Diocese of Santo Domingo)
1541.02.06Diocese of Honduras was renamed as Diocese of Trujillo
1561Diocese of Comayagua was established (from Diocese of Trujillo)
1572Diocese of Trujillo was suppressed (to Diocese of Comayagua)
1916.02.02Diocese of Comayagua was suppressed (to establish Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa, Apostolic Vicariate of San Pedro Sula and Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán)
1916.02.02Apostolic Vicariate of San Pedro Sula was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Comayagua)
1916.02.02Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Comayagua)
1916.02.02Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Comayagua)
1949.03.06Territorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa)
1963.03.13Diocese of Comayagua was restored (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa)
1963.07.06Apostolic Vicariate of San Pedro Sula was promoted as Diocese of San Pedro Sula
1964.09.08Territorial Prelature of Choluteca was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa)
1979.08.29Territorial Prelature of Choluteca was promoted as Diocese of Choluteca
1987.07.03Diocese of Trujillo was restored (from Diocese of San Pedro Sula)
1987.10.31Territorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho was promoted as Diocese of Juticalpa
2005.09.19Diocese of Yoro was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa)
2011.12.30Diocese of La Ceiba was established (from Diocese of San Pedro Sula)
2017.01.02Diocese of Danlí was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa)

as of 2020.01.05

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