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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in El Salvador

El Salvador
DateAscendingChange
1842.09.28Diocese of San Salvador was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Guatemala)
1913.02.11Diocese of San Miguel was established (from Diocese of San Salvador)
1913.02.11Diocese of San Salvador was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Salvador (lost territory to establish Diocese of San Miguel and Diocese of Santa Ana)
1913.02.11Diocese of Santa Ana was established (from Diocese of San Salvador)
1943.12.18Diocese of San Vicente was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Salvador)
1954.12.02Diocese of Santiago de MarĂ­a was established (from Diocese of San Miguel)
1968.03.25Military Vicariate of El Salvador was established
1986.05.31Diocese of Sonsonate was established (from Diocese of Santa Ana)
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of El Salvador was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Obispado Castrense en El Salvador
1987.05.05Diocese of Zacatecoluca was established (from Diocese of San Vicente)
1987.12.30Diocese of Chalatenango was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Salvador)

as of 2020.05.18

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