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Diocese of Colorado Springs

Dioecesis Coloratensium Fontium



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 November 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Denver
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Colorado
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 40,285 (15,500 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the Counties of Chaffee, Cheyenne, Douglas, Elbert, El Paso, Kit Carson, Lake, Lincoln, Park and Teller.
  • Conference Region: XIII (AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: COS
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocs.org/
  • Mailing Address: 228 N. Cascade Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
  • Telephone: (719)636-2345
  • Fax: 636-1216

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 November 1983ErectedArchdiocese of Denver
Diocese of Pueblo
Diocese of Colorado Springs (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199063,782503,04112.7%2925541,181154120428ap1991
199981,515702,80811.6%3421551,48218314031ap2000
200082,227722,67211.4%3922611,347202414031ap2001
2001130,438749,35517.4%3722592,210252413032ap2002
2002120,000785,00015.3%4024641,875262612534ap2003
2003125,000785,00015.9%4228701,785283012541ap2004
2004136,814855,08816.0%4229711,926283212534ap2005
2006166,602876,85419.0%4128692,414263111038ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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