Diocese Growth

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The Catholic Diocese of Colorado Springs says it just keeps outgrowing itself.

They say they will need 5 new parishes by the year 2025 to accomodate more than 51 thousand Catholics expected to move into the area.

That's compared to the 2 parishes established within the first 20 years of its existence.

it currently covers a 10 county region, stretching all the way to the Kansas border, and services a total of about 125 thousand Catholics.