WASHINGTON--The Catholic University of America celebrated the 125th anniversary of its founding on April 10, an occasion that brought “cordial good wishes” from Pope Benedict XVI.
In a letter sent to Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, the Pope commended the university community to Mary.
He also prayed that the anniversary will be an opportunity for “renewed commitment to Catholic University’s distinctive mission at the service of the Church and American society.”
Cardinal Wuerl read from the letter during an April 10 Mass to commemorate Founder’s Day at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
In his homily, Cardinal Wuerl said it is...READ MORE