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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Nicaragua

Nicaragua
DateAscendingChange
1534.11.03Diocese of León was established (from Diocese of Panamá)
1913.12.02Apostolic Vicariate of Bluefields was established (from Diocese of León)
1913.12.02Diocese of Granada was established (from Diocese of León)
1913.12.02Metropolitan Archdiocese of Managua was established (from Diocese of León)
1924.12.19Diocese of Matagalpa was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Managua)
1962.07.21Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa was established (from Diocese of Granada)
1962.12.17Diocese of Estelí was established (from Diocese of León)
1982.06.18Territorial Prelature of Jinotega was established (from Diocese of Matagalpa)
1991.04.30Territorial Prelature of Jinotega was promoted as Diocese of Jinotega
1991.04.30Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa was promoted as Diocese of Juigalpa
2017.11.30Apostolic Vicariate of Bluefields was promoted as Diocese of Bluefields (lost territory to establish Diocese of Siuna)
2017.11.30Diocese of Siuna was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Bluefields)

as of 2020.05.18

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