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us: Catholic University of America


  • [The Catholic University of America, located in Washington, D.C., is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States. Established by the body of U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII, it was legally incorporated on April 19, 1887, and was formally opened on November 13, 1889.]

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    • us: Catholic University (Washington, D.C.)
    • us: Kʻatʻollik Taehakkyo
    • us: Kʻaedorik Taehakkyo
    • us: Universitas Catholica Americae
    • us: CUA
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    • found: Corpus scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium ; vol. 460. Scriptores Iberici ; t. 19. Epiphanius. Les versions géorgiennes d'Epiphane de Chypre, Traité des poids et des mesures, 1984: t.p. (... Universitatis Catholicae Americae)
    • found: Law review (Catholic University of America : 1950). Law review, fall 1972: t.p. (Catholic University of America; CUA) p. i (Catholic University) masthead (Washington, D.C.)
    • found: Catholic University of America Web site, 29 October 2014: main page (The Catholic University of America; 620 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, DC 20064) About CUA (founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII, is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States; established as a graduate research center, the University began offering undergraduate education in 1904 and today is home to 12 schools and 21 research facilities; includes ecclesiastical faculties granting canonical degrees in three disciplines) {http://www.cua.edu/}
    • found: New Catholic encyclopedia, 2003, viewed online 29 October 2014 (Catholic University of America, The; action for the establishment of a national Catholic university was successfully initiated in 1884 at the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore; on April 19, 1887, the university was incorporated by Congress under the laws of the District of Columbia; formally approved by Pope Leo XIII March 7, 1889; the university was formally opened on Nov. 13, 1889)
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    • [The Catholic University of America, located in Washington, D.C., is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States. Established by the body of U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII, it was legally incorporated on April 19, 1887, and was formally opened on November 13, 1889.]
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