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On September 25, 2007, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarría, established the Quasi-Region of Austria, which will now include Austria and Hungary, and Czechia and Slovakia as a Delegation dependent on the Prelate, through the following decree:

Nos Dr. D. XAVERIUS ECHEVARRÍA
Dei et Apostolicæ Sedis gratia
Prælatus

D E C R E T U M

Perspectis nn. 150 et 152, §2 Codicis iuris particularis Operis Dei.

De Consilii Generalis atque Assessoratus Centralis consensu, detracta parte territorii quæ ad interim ad Quasi-Regionem Austriæ pertinebat, decreto hoc nostro:

Statuimus ut Quasi-Regio Austriæ ad fines Austriæ et Hungariæ contrahatur.

Pariter, auditis Consilio Generali et Assesoratu Centrali:

Novam erigimus Prælaturæ circumscriptionem, nempe Delegationem Cechiæ et Slovachiæ a Nobis dependentem, quæ harum Rerum Publicarum territoria complectatur.

Datum Romæ, ex Ædibus Curiæ Prælatitiæ, die 25 mense septembri anno 2007.

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Rev.mus D. Dr. Ernestus Burkhart
Curiæ Prælatitiæ Cancellarius

Reg. Gen. R. lib. VI pag. 27

On December 18, 2007, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria, established the Quasi-Region of Ivory Coast, formerly a Delegation dependent on the Prelate, through the following decree:

Nos Dr. D. XAVERIUS ECHEVARRÍA
Dei et Apostolicæ Sedis gratia
Prælatus

D E C R E T U M

Cum Delegatio Litoris Eburnei, a Prælato dependens, eum progressionis gradum attigerit, qui requiritur ut in Quasi-Regionem erigatur.

Perspectis nn. 150 et 152, §1 Codicis iuris particularis Operis Dei.

De Consilii Generalis atque Assessoratus Centralis consensu, Praelaturæ Quasi-Regionem Litoris Eburnei erigo atque erectam declaro.

Datum Romæ, ex Ædibus Curiæ Praelatitiæ, die 18 mense decembri, anno 2007.

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Rev.mus D. Dr. Ernestus Burkhart
Curiæ Prælatitiæ Cancellarius

Reg. Gen. R. lib. VI pag. 28

On December 24, 2007, the Prelate of Opus Dei, Bishop Javier Echevarria, established the Delegation of El Bajío—with its seat in Aguascalientes—dependent on the Regional Commission of Mexico, through the following decree:

Nos Dr. D. XAVERIUS ECHEVARRÍA
Dei et Apostolicæ Sedis gratia
Prælatus

D E C R E T U M

Perspecto n. 153 Codicis iuris particularis Operis Dei. Ad meliorem curam exercendam laboris apostolici in Regione Mexici, auditis Consilio Generali atque Assessoratu Centrali necnon Vicario Regionali Mexici iisque quorum interest, hoc præsenti decreto Prælaturæ Delegationem El Bajío, a Commissione Regionis Mexicanæ dependentem et in civitate Aquarum Calentium sedem habentem, erigo atque erectam declaro.

Hæc Delegatio complectitur Status Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí et Zacatecas necnon, e Statu Jalisco, municipia Encarnación de Díaz, Lagos de Moreno, Ojuelos de Jalisco, San Diego de Alejandría, San Juan de los Lagos, Teocaltiche, Unión de San Antonio et Villa Hidalgo.

Datum Romæ, ex Ædibus Curiæ Prælatitiæ, die 24, mense decembri, anno 2007.

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Rev.mus D. Dr. Ernestus Burkhart
Curiæ Prælatitiæ Cancellarius

Reg. Gen. R. lib. VI pag. 28

Romana, No. 45, July-December 2007, pag. 260-262.