The Catholic University of America

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The Catholic University of America is a national research institution founded by the Catholic bishops of the United States, with a charter from then-Pope Leo XIII. For more than 130 years, the university has lived out its mission to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research. Catholic University scientists, engineers, nurses, philosophers, theologians, historians, architects, social workers, musicians, artists, and scholars in all fields embrace both reason and faith as they apply the inexhaustible resources of the Catholic intellectual tradition to help solve the problems of contemporary life and enrich the culture around us.