Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Paraguay

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0100~
Italica - Spain
0200-0300
Sevilla (separated from Italica?) - Spain
0300-0400
Sevilla (Metr.) - Spain
1536
Cuzco (established from Spain/Sevilla?) - Peru
1552
La Plata / Charcas (detached from Cuzco) - (Rio de la Plata) Bolivia
1605
La Paz (detached from La Plata / Charcas) - (Rio de la Plata) Bolivia
1605
Santa Cruz de la Sierra (detached from Charcas) - (Rio de la Plata) Bolivia
1609
La Plata / Charcas (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Lima) - (Rio de la Plata) Bolivia
1919
Chaco / Gran Chaco (AV, detached from Santa Cruz de la Sierra) - Bolivia

1547
Rio de la Plata / Asunción en Paraguay / Santisima Asunción en Paraguay (detached from Cuzco) - (Rio de la Plata) Paraguay
1925
Pilcomayo (AP, detached from Chaco, AV) - Paraguay
1929
Asunción (Metr., and new name, previously Asunción en Paraguay) - Paraguay
1929
Concepción y Chaco (detached from Asunción, and from Pilcomayo) - Paraguay
1929
Villarrica (detached from Asunción) - Paraguay
1948
Chaco Paraguayo (AV, detached from Concepción y Chaco) - Paraguay
1949
Concepción en Paraguay (new name, previously Concepción y Chaco) - Paraguay
1950
Pilcomayo (AV) - Paraguay
1957
Encarnación y Alto Paraná (Prel., detached from Villarrica, and from Concepión en Paraguay) - Paraguay
1957
San Juan Bautista de las Misiones (detached from Asunción, and from Villarrica) - Paraguay
1960
Caacupé (Prel., detached from Asunción, and from Concepción en Paraguay) - Paraguay
1961
Coronel Oviedo (Prel., detached from Concepción en Paraguay) - Paraguay
1961
Paraguay (Mil.Ord.) - Paraguay
1967
Caacupé - Paraguay
1968
Encarnación (Prel., new name, previously Encarnación y Alto Paraná -Prel.) - Paraguay
1968
Alto Paraná (Prel., detached from Encarnación y Alto Paraná) - Paraguay
1976
Coronel Oviedo - Paraguay
1978
Carapeguá (detached from Villarrica) - Paraguay
1978
San Pedro (detached from Concepción en Paraguay) - Paraguay
1980
Benjamin Aceval (detached from Pilcomayo, and from Concepción en Paraguay) - Paraguay
1990
Encarnación - Paraguay
1990
Villarrica del Espíritu Santo (new name, previously Villarrica) - Paraguay
1993
Alto Paraná - Paraguay
2000
San Lorenzo (detached from Asuncion) - Paraguay
2001
Ciudad del Este (new name, previously Alto Paraná) - Paraguay
av Webmaster publisert 08.09.2004, sist endret 08.09.2004 - 12:10