Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Faridabad
|Eparchy of Faridabad|
|Area||950,000 km2 (370,000 sq mi)|
|Established||6th March, 2012|
|Cathedral||Kristuraja Cathedral, Faridabad|
|Vicar General||Msgr. Sebastian Vadakumpadan|
The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Faridabad is a diocese of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Faridabad, a city in Haryana, India. Erected on March 6, 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI it serves around 120,000 Syro-Malabar Catholics in the area of Delhi.  Its first and current eparch is Kuriakose Bharanikulangara, with the personal title of archbishop. The eparch resides in Faridabad, where the Kristuraja Cathedral (Christ the King Cathedral) is located.
The eparchy has a size of 950,000 km², spreads over several jurisdictions of Latin rite Catholic dioceses and covers the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the States of Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir as well as the Districts of Gautambuddhanagar and Ghaziabad (part of the State of Uttar Pradesh).
Past and present ordinaries
|Ordinary||Year of appointment||Last year of service|
- "Erezione dell’Eparchia di Faridabad dei Siro-Malabaresi (India) e Nomina del Primo Eparca" (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 2012-03-06. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
- "New Syro-Malabar diocese to be based in Faridabad". The Hindu. 2012-03-07. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
- "A new Syro- Malabar Eparchy in the region of Delhi". Conference of Religious India Bulletin. 2012-03-07. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
- "Announcement of His Beatitude Mar George Cardinal Alencherry Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church". The Syro-Malabar Archiepiscopal Curia. 2012-03-06. Retrieved 2012-03-10.
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