Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
DateAscendingChange
1511.08.08Diocese of Puerto Rico was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sevilla and became suffragan of Sevilla)
1924.11.21Diocese of Ponce was established (from Diocese of Puerto Rico and without ecclesiastical province)
1924.11.21Diocese of Puerto Rico was renamed as Diocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico (lost territory to establish Diocese of Ponce)
1960.04.30Diocese of Arecibo was established (from Diocese of Ponce and Diocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico and became suffragan of San Juan de Puerto Rico)
1960.04.30Diocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico (with suffragan sees Arecibo, Ponce and Virgin Islands and lost territory to establish Diocese of Arecibo and Territorial Prelature of Virgin Islands)
1964.11.04Diocese of Caguas was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico and Diocese of Ponce and became suffragan of San Juan de Puerto Rico)
1968.10.21Diocese of Arecibo lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
1976.03.01Diocese of Mayagüez was established (from Diocese of Arecibo and Diocese of Ponce and became suffragan of San Juan de Puerto Rico)
2008.03.11Diocese of Fajardo–Humacao was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico and Diocese of Caguas and became suffragan of San Juan de Puerto Rico)

as of 2022.08.03

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