Religion: The Book

Twenty years ago, Pope Pius X commissioned a scholar to head a research into the text of the Vulgate, the 1500-year-old standard Latin version of the Bible. The scholar whom he chose for this task was his Eminence Francis Aidan Cardinal Gasquet. Since the Vulgate is the universal biblical authority for all Roman Catholics and since modern discoveries have posed questions against the validity of its sacred interpretations, Cardinal Gasquet's task is one of enormous value as well as gigantic labor. This year the jubilant festival of Easter will wear for Roman Catholics...

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