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The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America is a national research university with 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 250 academic programs on a residential campus in the heart of Washington, D.C.


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What is housing like at Catholic University? Take an online look at life inside our residence halls.

Let’s Build a Civilization of Love

Being pro-life means much more than opposing abortion. The pro-life movement is about building a civilization of love, through a commitment to life at all stages.

Read President Garvey’s letter to campus in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Dominican Father Aquinas Guilbeau to Serve as University Chaplain

The Dominican Province of St. Joseph nominated Father Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P., as the new Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry at The Catholic University of America effective July 1.

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True education enables us to love life and opens us to the fullness of life.

Pope Francis