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Changes in Ecclesiastical Circumscriptions

in Uruguay

Uruguay
DateAscendingChange
1832.08.14Apostolic Vicariate of Montevideo was established (from Diocese of Buenos Aires)
1878.07.13Apostolic Vicariate of Montevideo was promoted as Diocese of Montevideo
1897.04.14Diocese of Melo was established (from Diocese of Montevideo)
1897.04.14Diocese of Montevideo was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Montevideo (lost territory to establish Diocese of Melo and Diocese of Salto)
1897.04.14Diocese of Salto was established (from Diocese of Montevideo)
1931.08.11Diocese of Florida–Melo was established (from the suppressed Diocese of Melo)
1931.08.11Diocese of Melo was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Florida–Melo)
1955.11.15Diocese of Florida–Melo was renamed as Diocese of Florida (lost territory to establish Diocese of Melo)
1955.11.15Diocese of Melo was restored (from Diocese of Florida–Melo)
1955.11.15Diocese of San José de Mayo was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Montevideo and Diocese of Salto)
1960.06.25Diocese of Minas was established (from Diocese of Melo)
1960.10.22Diocese of Tacuarembó was established (from Diocese of Florida)
1960.12.17Diocese of Mercedes was established (from Diocese of Salto and Diocese of San José de Mayo)
1961.11.25Diocese of Canelones was established (from Diocese of San José de Mayo)
1966.01.10Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este was established (from Diocese of Minas)
1981.07.03Apostolic Exarchate of América Latina e México (Armenian Rite) was established
2020.03.02Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este was renamed as Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Minas)
2020.03.02Diocese of Minas was suppressed (to Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas)

as of 2020.03.03

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