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COUNTRY

Venezuela Venezuela

TRADITION

Roman Catholic

TOPICS

Venezuela
Venezuela is a predominantly Catholic country with a complex history of church-state relations. Catholicism arrived with the Spanish conquest in the 16th century but,...

SUB-TOPICS

Jesuit Colleges and Universities Worldwide Jesuit Colleges and Universities Worldwide
The Jesuit contribution to global education can be traced from the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius (1548) through today’s global network of Jesuit schools, colleges,...

Ucab

Universidad Catolica Andres Bello

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB) was founded in 1953 in Venezuela, the oldest Catholic institution of higher learning in the country. UCAB has campuses in several cities, such as Caracas (the main campus), Guayana and Coro. It is composed of five faculties: Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Humanities and Education, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Theology. UCAB also requires students to complete 120 hours of community service in disadvantaged areas as part of its Jesuit commitment to engaging justice and working with those in need.