Led by the Office of Campus Ministry, Catholic University played host to 1,600 pro-life marchers on Jan. 22-23, 2006. Most of them were housed on campus. Several hundred CUA students participated in the annual March for Life on Jan. 23.
Catholic University and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception sponsored the 17th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity in the Basilica on Dec. 2, 2005, to benefit the organization Support Our Aging Religious. The concert was preceded by the lighting of CUA's Christmas tree.
Catholic University's Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 14-16, featured awards presentations, induction of former athletes into the Hall of Fame and many opportunities for alumni to renew old friendships.
Catholic University welcomes key Catholic Church officials and education experts to campus on Sept. 14, 2005, for a conference on the challenges facing Catholic elementary and secondary schools.
King Abdullah II of Jordan delivers an address, "Traditional Islam: The Path to Peace," on Sept. 13, 2005, at the Columbus School of Law.
Hundreds of CUA students participate in a prayer vigil sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry in the courtyard of the Columbus School of Law during the Sept. 7, 2005, Day of Communion and Prayer for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele visits the Columbus School of Law on Aug. 29, 2005, where he meets with administrators and student leaders before delivering the annual Pope John XXIII Lecture at CUA’s Columbus School of Law.
Washington Mayor Anthony Williams visits the School of Architecture and Planning on Aug. 5, 2005, to view a studio project on revitalizing the Anacostia waterfront.