Religion: Catechetical Congress

Standard Bible for English-speaking Roman Catholics is the Douay-Reims version, named for the French towns where, at English colleges, the New Testament was translated from the Latin in 1582, the Old in 1609. To bring the Douay-Reims Bible up to date and to get a modernized Scripture approved by the U. S. hierarchy has been the aim, during the past three years, of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine.

This ancient body (founded in 1562), devoted to the spread of religious teaching, did not reach the U. S. until 1903, did not hold annual meetings...

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