What bibles are approved by the Roman Catholic Church? Don't waste your time posting anti-catholic statements, please. Try to cite your references and include any study bibles also approved by the Catholic Church. Thanks for any help.
Answers Relevance imacatholic2 Best Answer: The following Bible translations are approved by the Catholic Chruch for personal use: • Douai-Rheims www.drbo.org/ • Confraternity Edition • Revised Standard Version (RSV) - Catholic Edition • New American Bible (NAB) www.nccbuscc.org/nab/bible/ • Jerusalem Bible • New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)- Catholic Edition • New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) www.catholic.org/bible/ • Today's English Version - Catholic Edition
I recommend the New American Bible (NAB) which is the version used during Mass and other liturgies in the U.S. and many other English speaking countries.
Is the new American Standard Bible Catholic? - Quora www.quora.com/Is-the-new-American-Standard-Bible... Additionally, catholic is a word that simply means universal. All true Christians are catholic, but not all true Christians are Roman Catholic. The New American Standard Bible (NASB) [(C) The Lockman Foundation] is indeed a bible that is used by the catholic church, but it is not one of the translations that is approved by the Roman Catholic church.
I know that it was not approved by the RCC. Why? I do not remember at this moment.
The Knox Bible is the ideal translation for those looking to deepen their understanding of the Holy Scriptures. It was hailed as the finest translation of the 20th Century, approved for liturgical use and was endorsed by Pope Pius XII, Archbishop Fulton Sheen and many more.