List of Catholic dioceses in India

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With the establishment of Syro Malabar eparchies of Shamshabad and Hosur in October 2017, the Catholic Church in India includes 174 dioceses, of which 132 are Roman, 31 are Syro-Malabar, and 11 are Syro-Malankara. These are organised into 29 ecclesiastical provinces, comprising 23 Latin, 4 Syro-Malabar and 2 Syro-Malankara provinces.[1]

The bishops of the Latin Catholic Church, Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and Syro-Malankara Catholic Church form the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI).[2] This episcopal conference was established in 1944.

Latin ecclesiastical provinces and dioceses of the Catholic church in India. The dioceses making up a province have different shades of the same colour

Latin Catholic Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

Province of Agra[edit]

Province of Bangalore[edit]

Province of Bhopal[edit]

Province of Bombay[edit]

Province of Calcutta[edit]

Province of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar[edit]

Province of Delhi[edit]

Province of Gandhinagar[edit]

Province of Goa and Daman[edit]

Province of Guwahati[edit]

Province of Hyderabad[edit]

Province of Imphal[edit]

Province of Madras and Mylapore[edit]

Province of Madurai[edit]

Province of Nagpur[edit]

Province of Patna[edit]

Province of Pondicherry and Cuddalore[edit]

Province of Raipur[edit]

Province of Ranchi[edit]

Province of Shillong[edit]

Province of Trivandrum[edit]

Province of Verapoly[edit]

Province of Visakhapatnam[edit]

Syro-Malabar Catholic Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

The Syro-Malabar Church is governed by the Major Archbishop whose seat is Ernakulam-Angamaly and the synod of all bishops of this sui iuris church, both within and outside of India.

Province of Ernakulam - Angamaly[edit]

Province of Changanassery[edit]

Province of Tellicherry[edit]

Province of Thrissur[edit]

Archdiocese of Kottayam[edit]

Directly under the Holy See[edit]

Ecclesiastical Territory of the Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Shamshabad

Syro-Malankara Catholic Ecclesiastical Provinces[edit]

The Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is also a major archiepiscopal sui iuris Church. It is governed by the Major Archbishop whose seat is Trivandrum and its synod of bishops.

Province of Trivandrum[edit]

Province of Tiruvalla[edit]

Directly under the Synod of the Syro-Malankara Church[edit]

Directly under the Holy See[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Archbishop of Goa and Daman also carries the title of the Patriarch of the East Indies.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "DIOCESES OF INDIA". Catholic Bishops' Conference of India.
  2. ^ "CHURCH IN INDIA". Catholic Bishops' Conference of India.