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The Catholic University of America Press

The Catholic University of America Press
FoundedNovember 14, 1939
FounderRoy De Ferrari and Rev. Msgr. James Magner
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationWashington, D.C.
DistributionHopkins Fulfillment Services (US)[1]
University of Toronto Press (Canada)
Eurospan Group (Europe)[2]
Publication typesBooks, academic journals
Nonfiction topicsTheology, philosophy, history, canon law
ImprintsCatholic Education Press

The Catholic University of America Press, also known as CUA Press, is the publishing division of The Catholic University of America. Founded on November 14, 1939, and incorporated on July 16, 1941,[3] the CUA Press is a long-time member of the Association of University Presses.[4] Its editorial offices are located on the campus of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. The Press has over 1,000 titles in print and currently publishes 50-60 new titles annually, with particular emphasis on theology, philosophy, ecclesiastical history, medieval studies, and canon law. CUA Press distributes books on behalf of Sapientia Press of Ave Maria University, books of the Franciscan University of Steubenville Press, Humanum Academic Press of the John Paul II Institute, and for the Academy of American Franciscan History. CUA Press also publishes books under its Catholic Education Press imprint.

Notable titles


The Press publishes or distributes:

Book series

  • CUA Studies in Early Christianity
  • Catholic Women Writers
  • Early Modern Catholic Sources
  • The Fathers of the Church
  • The Fathers of the Church: Medieval Continuations
  • History of Medieval Canon Law
  • Islam and Catholic Theology
  • Judaism and Catholic Theology
  • Library of Early Christianity
  • Sacra Doctrina
  • Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Canon Law
  • Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy
  • Thomistic Ressourcement
  • Verbum Domini
  • Works of Christopher Dawson

See also


  1. ^ Contact Us
  2. ^ "Eurospan - University Presses". Archived from the original on 2017-12-27. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ Roy J. Deferrari Memoirs of the Catholic University of America 1918-1960 (Boston: Daughters of St. Paul, 1962) p. 200
  4. ^ "Our Members". Association of University Presses. Retrieved January 30, 2023.
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