Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Nicaragua

Nicaragua
DateAscendingChange
1534.11.03Diocese of León was established (from Diocese of Panamá and became suffragan of Sevilla)
1913.12.02Apostolic Vicariate of Bluefields was established (from Diocese of León and became suffragan of Managua)
1913.12.02Diocese of Granada was established (from Diocese of León and became suffragan of Managua)
1913.12.02Metropolitan Archdiocese of Managua was established (from Diocese of León and with suffragan sees Granada, León and Bluefields)
1924.12.19Diocese of Matagalpa was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Managua and became suffragan of Managua)
1962.07.21Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa was established (from Diocese of Granada and became suffragan of Managua)
1962.12.17Diocese of Estelí was established (from Diocese of León and became suffragan of Managua)
1982.06.18Territorial Prelature of Jinotega was established (from Diocese of Matagalpa and became suffragan of Managua)
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 and became suffragan of Managua)

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