Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Ujjain

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Diocese of Ujjain
Dioecesis Uiiainensis
उज्जैन के सूबा
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Bhopal
Metropolitan Bhopal
Area 18,225 km2 (7,037 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
3,398 (0.1%)
Rite Syro-Malabarese
Cathedral St. Mary’s Cathedral in Ujjain
Patron saint Saint Paul
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop George Alencherry
Bishop Sebastian Vadakel
Metropolitan Archbishop Leo Cornelio
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Ujjain is a Syro-Malabar eparchy in India, under the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church. It was created as Apostolic Exarchiate on 29 July 1968 and John Perumattam was named its first Exarch. On 26 February 1977 the Apostolic Exarchiate was elevated to diocese and Mar Mar John Perumattam was named first bishop of the diocese.He retired on 4 April 1998 and on the same date Sebastian Vadakel was appointed second bishop of the diocese.

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