• Catholic University has since its founding pursued the study of various aspects of eastern Christianity at an advanced scholarly level.
  • A variety of units within Catholic University already study the Greek, Armenian, Syriac, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Georgian languages and Christian traditions.
  • Has the faculty and the library resources to support such an endeavor.
  • Builds upon the rich history of research in these areas, from the very beginning of Catholic University (1887) when it was founded as a research university.
  • Catholic University is located in Washington DC, close to vibrant communities of eastern Christians and the center of policy-making.