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painting of a cardinal among DC monumentsPerched on the Hill

While many Cardinals who have been steeped in this setting have gone on to establish themselves with professional competence and principled character throughout the nation, a significant contingent have dedicated themselves to public service in and around the nation’s capital.

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  • Students outside on a plaza on the first day of school

    Class of 2026 Shines Bright!

    This fall, Catholic University welcomed the Class of 2026 — a high-achieving group of students who arrived on campus ready to take Washington, D.C. by storm. Here, we introduce you to just a few to provide a snapshot of the next generation of proud Cardinals.

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  • statue of St. Francis amid a small garden on campus

    Farewell Franciscans

    Alumni describe the Conventual Franciscan friars as funny, holy, approachable, and charismatic. Above all, alumni say that the way the Franciscans live their lives has drawn students into a deeper relationship with Christ.

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