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Santa Cruz de la Sierra

the La Plata bishopric in 1552; this was followed by those of La Paz and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) early in the seventeenth century. A plethora of religious orders — Franciscans, Mercedarians, Dominicans (Dominican Order), and Jesuits were the most prominent — joined diocesan priests in the colonial ministry. The clergy were largely of European origin. The few mestizos who joined the ranks were usually admitted as lay brothers rather than


La Paz

military expeditions. The church's organization, personnel, and role in society were all defined early in the colonial era. Pope Julius III created the La Plata bishopric in 1552; this was followed by those of La Paz and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) early in the seventeenth century. A plethora of religious orders — Franciscans, Mercedarians, Dominicans (Dominican Order), and Jesuits were the most prominent — joined diocesan priests


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