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DENVER -- Denver's Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception ramped up security Sunday.

People leaving Mass have been harassed on the corner of West Colfax Avenue and Pennsylvania Street, church-goers claimed.

This month, the cathedral locked the doors between services because of safety concerns and criminal problems nearby.

The monsignor said the long-term plan is to help the area evolve into more a neighborhood.

This change might result in a more neighborly sense of residents looking out for each other.

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