Changes in Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions

in Chile

Chile
DateAscendingChange
1561.06.27Diocese of Santiago was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima and Diocese of La Plata and became suffragan of Lima)
1563.05.22Diocese of La Imperial was established (from Diocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Lima)
1603.02.07Diocese of Concepción was established (from the suppressed Diocese of La Imperial and became suffragan of Lima)
1603.02.07Diocese of La Imperial was suppressed (to establish Diocese of Concepción)
1840.05.21Diocese of Santiago was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago (with suffragan see Concepción)
1840.07.01Diocese of La Serena was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
1840.07.01Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud was established (from Diocese of Concepción and became suffragan of Santiago)
1872.11.02Mission sui juris of Valparaíso was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
1880Apostolic Vicariate of Tarapacá was established (from Diocese of Arequipa)
1881Mission sui juris of Antofagasta was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata and Diocese of La Serena)
1883.11.16Apostolic Prefecture of Patagonia Meridional, Tierra del Fuego e Islas Malvinas was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires and Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud)
1887Mission sui juris of Antofagasta was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Antofagasta
1901.07.16Apostolic Prefecture of Araucanía was established (from Diocese of Concepción and Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud)
1909Apostolic Prefecture of Patagonia Meridional, Tierra del Fuego e Islas Malvinas lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Buenos Aires
1910.05.03Military Vicariate of Chile was established
1910.06.14Mission sui juris of Valdivia was established (from Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud)
1916.10.04Apostolic Prefecture of Patagonia Meridional, Tierra del Fuego e Islas Malvinas was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Magallanes y Islas Malvinas (became suffragan of Santiago)
1924.09.25Mission sui juris of Valdivia was promoted as Apostolic Administration of Valdivia
1925.10.18Diocese of Chillán was established (from Diocese of Concepción and became suffragan of Santiago)
1925.10.18Diocese of Linares was established (from Diocese of Concepción and became suffragan of Santiago)
1925.10.18Diocese of Rancagua was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
1925.10.18Diocese of San Felipe was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
1925.10.18Diocese of Talca was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
1925.10.18Diocese of Temuco was established (from Diocese of Concepción and became suffragan of Santiago)
1925.10.18Mission sui juris of Valparaíso was promoted as Diocese of Valparaíso
1928.02.03Apostolic Vicariate of Antofagasta was promoted as Diocese of Antofagasta (became suffragan of Santiago)
1928.03.28Apostolic Prefecture of Araucanía was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Araucanía
1929.12.20Apostolic Vicariate of Tarapacá was promoted as Diocese of Iquique (gained territory from Diocese of Arequipa and became suffragan of Santiago)
1939.04.01Diocese of Puerto Montt was established (from Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud)
1939.05.20Diocese of Concepción was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Concepción (with suffragan sees Chillán, Puerto Montt, San Carlos de Ancud and Temuco)
1939.05.29Diocese of La Serena was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Serena
1940.02.17Apostolic Prefecture of Aysén was established (from Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud)
1944.07.08Apostolic Vicariate of Araucanía lost territory to Diocese of Valdivia
1944.07.08Apostolic Administration of Valdivia was promoted as Diocese of Valdivia (gained territory from Apostolic Vicariate of Araucanía and became suffragan of Concepción)
1946.11.09Apostolic Administration of Copiapó was established
1947.01.27Apostolic Vicariate of Magallanes y Islas Malvinas was promoted as Diocese of Punta Arenas
1955.04.21Apostolic Administration of Copiapó was promoted as Territorial Prelature of Copiapó (became suffragan of La Serena)
1955.05.08Apostolic Prefecture of Aysén was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Aysén
1955.11.15Diocese of Osorno was established (from Diocese of Puerto Montt and Diocese of Valdivia and became suffragan of Concepción)
1957.10.31Territorial Prelature of Copiapó was promoted as Diocese of Copiapó
1959.02.17Territorial Prelature of Arica was established (from Diocese of Iquique and became suffragan of La Serena)
1959.06.20Diocese of Los Ángeles was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Concepción and Diocese of Temuco and became suffragan of Concepción)
1960.04.30Territorial Prelature of Illapel was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Serena and Diocese of San Felipe and became suffragan of La Serena)
1963.01.10Diocese of Chillán lost territory to Diocese of Linares
1963.01.10Diocese of Talca lost territory to Diocese of Linares
1963.05.10Diocese of Puerto Montt was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Puerto Montt (with suffragan sees Osorno, Punta Arenas, San Carlos de Ancud and Aysén and lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago)
1965.07.21Territorial Prelature of Calama was established (from Diocese of Antofagasta and Diocese of Iquique and became suffragan of La Serena)
1967.06.28Diocese of Antofagasta was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Antofagasta (with suffragan sees Iquique, Arica and Calama)
1970.04.30Diocese of Talca lost territory to Diocese of Rancagua
1970.06.02Apostolic Vicariate of Aysén lost territory to Diocese of San Carlos de Ancud
1970.06.18Diocese of Rancagua lost territory to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago
1981.10.28Diocese of Valparaíso lost territory to Diocese of San Felipe
1986.07.21Military Vicariate of Chile was promoted as Military Ordinariate of Obispado Castrense de Chile
1986.08.29Territorial Prelature of Arica was promoted as Diocese of Arica
1987.07.13Diocese of San Bernardo was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
1991.04.04Diocese of Melipilla was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santiago and became suffragan of Santiago)
2000Titular Episcopal See of La Imperial was restored
2002.01.05Apostolic Vicariate of Araucanía was promoted as Diocese of Villarrica (lost territory to Diocese of Valparaíso and became suffragan of Concepción)
2009.02.21Diocese of Los Ángeles was renamed as Diocese of Santa María de los Ángeles
2010.02.20Territorial Prelature of Calama was promoted as Diocese of San Juan Bautista de Calama
2011.10.21Diocese of Arica was renamed as Diocese of San Marcos de Arica
2017.11.01Diocese of Chillán was renamed as Diocese of San Bartolomé de Chillán

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