Roman Catholic Diocese of Indore

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Diocese of Indore
Dioecesis Indorensis
इंदौर के सूबा
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Bhopal
Metropolitan Bhopal
Area 19,073 km2 (7,364 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
35,674 (0.8%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 11 March 1935 (As Prefecture Apostolic of Indore)
15 May 1952 (Diocese of Indore)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Francis in Indore
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal
Metropolitan Archbishop Leo Cornelio
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Indore is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church based in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. Founded in 1952 and spread over 3 civil districts of western Madhya Pradesh, it serves an area of 19,073 km².

The bishop of the diocese is Chacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D., born 7 January, 1949. He was appointed bishop on March 27, 2002.

List of Bishops of Indore[edit]


Coordinates: 22°42′40″N 75°53′15″E / 22.7111°N 75.8875°E / 22.7111; 75.8875