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New Sculpture Honors “Angels Unawares”

The plight of migrants and refugees is now represented on the Catholic University campus, thanks to a newly unveiled sculpture by Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz. The three and a half-ton bronze sculpture made its campus debut during a small in-person ceremony.

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  • Cardinal Weekend 2020

    Cardinal Weekend 2020

    Friday, Oct. 23, to Sunday, Oct. 25

    Our biggest annual homecoming and reunion celebration has the potential to be bigger than ever this year: You can attend Cardinal Weekend 2020 from wherever you are because it will be held completely online.

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