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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Panama

Panama
DateAscendingChange
1513.08.28Diocese of Santa María la Antigua del Darién was established (from Diocese of Santo Domingo)
1520.12.07Diocese of Santa María la Antigua del Darién was renamed as Diocese of Panamá
1925.11.29Apostolic Vicariate of Darién was established (from Diocese of Panamá)
1925.11.29Diocese of Panamá was promoted as Archdiocese of Panamá (lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Darién)
1955.03.06Diocese of David was established (from Archdiocese of Panamá)
1955.03.06Archdiocese of Panamá was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Panamá (lost territory to establish Diocese of David)
1962.07.21Diocese of Chitré was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Panamá)
1962.10.17Territorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro was established (from Diocese of David)
1963.07.13Diocese of Santiago de Veraguas was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Panamá)
1988.12.15Diocese of Colón was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Darién)
1993.12.18Diocese of Penonomé was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Panamá)
1997.06.13Diocese of Colón was renamed as Diocese of Colón–Kuna Yala

as of 2019.04.27

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