Diocese of Indore

Bishop Thottumarickal

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Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal

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

+91-731-2492203, +91-731-2491155, +91-731-2304577

Fax :+91-731-2494630

bishopchacko@gmail.com, tjchacko@hotmail.com

Bishop Chacko Thottumarickal SVD was born on Jan. 7, 1949 to Joseph and Aleykutty at Kalloorkad town in Kothamangalam Diocese in Ernakulam district of Kerala. He joined the Society of Divine Word (SVD) at Changanacherry on June 15, 1964 and did the pre-degree course from St. Berchmans's College. He was ordained a priest on May 11, 1979 at his home town Kalloorkad, Kerala, by Bishop George Punnakottil of Kothamangalam diocese. He was appointed bishop of the new diocese Jhabua on March 25, 2002 and ordained bishop on June 7, 2002 at Meghnagar, by late Bishop George Anathil SVD of Indore. 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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