St Pauls Marthoma Church at Bhopal


The Catholic Church in India will bring out guidelines to tackle sexual abuse of children by priests within the Church.The Catholic Church allows marriage between Catholics and non-Catholics.

Location info:

Address:Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Nearest City: Lalghati


Winter is the best climate to visit.


Juhanon Mar Thoma Metropolitan (Mar Thoma XVIII) was the Head of the Mar Thoma church from 1947- 1976, who gave leadership to the church and at the same time actively participated in social and political arenas. He was respected by people from all walks of life, from all religions and from all age groups. He is remembered for providing the church with the motto Lighted to Lighten. "The Church must be interested where human life is interested," was his motto.

The Mar Thoma Centre is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Mathews Mar Athanasius (1900- 1974), who was the first Missionary Bishop of the Mar Thoma Church. He was an eminent educationist and had contributed considerably to the infrastructural development of the church by founding a large number of educational institutions, hospitals, community centers, ashrams etc and had nurtured them with utmost devotion and personal care for rendering valuable service to the people, particularly to the poor and the needy.

Interesting things to do:

Prayers,Reading Holy books.

Interesting things to Visit/Nearest places:

Devi Shrinagar Palace,T.T Nagar,Saputara National Park

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Habib Ganj Railway Station
Nearest Airport:Airport Authority Of India,Arera Hills
Road Transport:Central Bus Stand

Nearest Visiting places:

Devi Shrinagar Palace,T.T Nagar,Saputara National Park

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Habib Ganj:+(91)-(755)-2711309


Tourist Hotel, Paras Tourist Home.

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)-(755)-100, 2443820, 2782398
Nearest Hospital:+(91)-(755)-2418555