Catholic Diocese Of Indore


The Catholic Diocese of Indore is a Dicose of the Roman Catholic church based in Indore,Madhya Pradesh,India.The bishop of the diocese isChacko Thottumarickal.

Location info:

Address:Beshop House,Old Sehore Road, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
District: Indore
Nearest City: Jabalpur


Winter is the best climate to visit.


On March 3, 1931 the Territory of Indore was formed by taking territories from the dioceses of Ajmer, Allahabad and Nagpur, and was entrusted to the Society of the Divine Word. The first Divine Word Fathers Fr Peter Janser, svd, who was appointed Superior of the place, and Fr Leo Krezeminski arrived in Indore on November 4, 1932. In 1948 Msgr. Herman Westermann, svd, succeeded Msgr. Francis Simons, svd, was appointed Bishop. In 1971 Bishop Simons resigned and on December 18, 1972, the present Bishop George M. Anathil, svd, was appointed successor of Bishop Simons.

In 1964 the districts of Bhopal, Sehore, Vishisha, and Hoshangabad were ceded to the Archdiocese of Bhopal. In 1968 the districts of Ujjain, Shajapur and Rajgah were separated from the diocese and the Exarchate of Ujjain was established. In 1977 the districts of Khandwa and Khargone were separated and the diocese of Khandwa was erected. In 1981 the district of Mandsaur was transferred from the diocese of Ajmer to the diocese of Indore.

Interesting things to do:

Prayers,Reading Catholic books.

Interesting things to Visit/Nearest places:

Rajwada,Kanch Mandir,Chattri Bagh,Central Museum.

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Indore Railway Station
Nearest Airport:Sardar Vallabhai International Airport.
Road Transport:Sarvate Bus Station

Nearest Visiting places:

Rajwada,Kanch Mandir,Chattri Bagh,Central Museum.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Fairdeal Petrol Pump:0731 4087695


Hotel Kalinga,Hotel Surya,Lemon tree hotel.

Things to carry:

Carry Your own Garbage Bags and do not Dispose off Plastic Bags Here and There.Maintain Cleanliness.

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:+(91)-(731)-2541156
Nearest Hospital:0731 2432825
Society/Community Phone Number:0731 2491155