ABOUT THE DIOCESE
The Apostolic Exarchate of Ujjain was erected as the Eparchy of Ujjain on February 26, 1977, by Pope Paul VI of
happy mery with the Apostolic Letter "Qui Divino Consilio" and appointed Msgr. John Perumattam as its first Bishop. The Bishop elect was consecrated by His Excellency late Mar Sebastian Vayalil on May 15, 1977. The inauguration of the Eparchy of Ujjain and the installation of its new Bishop was performed by His Grace Archbishop Eugene D'Souza of Bhopal Archdiocese on July 3, 1977.
The Eparchy of Ujjain is ad instar under the Latin ecclesiastical province of Bhopal. Under the leadership and guidance of Bishop Mar John Perumattam, the Eparchy of Ujjain made great progress in the field of evangelization in its totality. On 5th June 1998, Holy Father accepted his resignation and Father Sebastian Vadakel was nominated the second bishop of Ujjain. He was consecrated bishop on 8th September 1998 and he took canonical possession of the See ...