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Diocese of Indore

Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal
Bishop Thottumarickal
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Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal
Bishop's House,
P.B. No. 168, Indore 452 001,
Madhya Pradesh, India

Phone: +91-731-2492203, +91-731-2491155, +91-731-2304577
Fax :+91-731-2494630
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal was born on Jan. 7, 1949, in Kothamangalam diocese in Kerala. He joined the Society of Divine Word (SVD) at Changanacherry on June 15, 1964. He was ordained priest on May 11, 1979. He was appointed bishop of the new diocese Jhabua on March 25, 2002, and was ordained on June 7, 2002, at Meghnagar. He was transferred to Indore diocese following the retirement of Bishop George Anathil in October 2008 and was installed as third bishop of the diocese on Dec. 7, 2008.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop George M. Anathil SVD (1973-2008)
  • Bishop E. Baretto (Administrator) (1971-1973)
  • Bishop Francis Simons SVD (1952-1971)
  • Bishop Herman Westermann SVD (1948 -1951)
  • Bishop Peter Janser SVD (1933-1946)
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