WORD OF GOD AND THE CHURCH

BIBLIA CLERUS: READING THE WORD OF GOD WITH THE CHURCH

Congregation for the Clergy

READING THE WORD OF GOD WITH THE CHURCH:

This program offers Sacred Scripture, its interpretation in light of Sacred Tradition and the teachings of the Magisterium, with appropriate theological commentary and exegesis.

BIBLE TRANSLATIONS

New Revised Standard Version

New American Bible is from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

See narrative discussions that are available for all books, both Old and New Testaments:

New Jerusalem Bible incomplete

La Bible de Jerusalem

The Message by Eugene Peterson (a paraphrase)

Bible Translations in over 50 languages

Online Reference Resources

Academy of Ancient Languages

Connecting Ancient Cultures with Modern Technologies.

Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek Readings of the Bible.  Also Latin High School Class.

BIBLE RESOURCES

An amazing site! Catholic Resources by Felix Just SJ Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Santa Clara, CA. Topics include: Biblical Resources, Johannine Literature, Revelation & Apocalyptic, The Four Evangelists, Evangelists’ Symbols, Biblical and Religious Art, Biblical Publishers, Roman Catholic Lectionary and Catholic Mass and much more.

The New Testament Gateway, an award winning web directory of internet resources on the New Testament by Dr. Mark Goodacre, Department of Religions, Duke University. Browse or search annotated links on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus in Film.

Online Collection of Bibles and Biblical Resources

FROM THIS WEBSITE, YOU CAN: READ the Entire Bible in Many Different Translations; LOCATE Any Verse with an Online Concordance Search; LOOK UP Scripture Cross-References & Commentaries; ACCESS the Original Greek or Hebrew for Any Verse; DOWNLOAD the Complete Text of Several Bibles Via FTP; LISTEN to Hundreds of Hymns in Midi Files; HEAR Passage of God’s Word Read Aloud with Real Audio and much more!

Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi

Information on modern events, Church, Holy Land and Vatican . Includes the Lord’s prayer in 1322 languages (see Jerusalem – Pater Noster)

CATHOLIC ORGANIZATIONS

Vatican the Holy See

CCCB – CECC Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Founded in 1943 and officially recognized by the Holy See in 1948, the CCCB is the national association of Canada ’s bishops. It is one of a network of Episcopal conferences established by Vatican Council II (1962-65) as permanent institutions where national bishops exercise certain pastoral offices. Currently the CCCB is active in issues such as: ecumenism, liturgy, Christian education, human rights, social justice in Canada and the Third World , respect for life, synods, relations with the Holy See and with other Episcopal conferences.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The USCCB is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States . The purpose of the Conference is to promote the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place. This purpose is drawn from the universal law of the Church and applies to the episcopal conferences which are established all over the world for the same purpose. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

Catholic Women’s League of Canada

The CWL is an organization that contributes to the life and vitality of the church, family and community, both at home and abroad. The League was organized nationally on June 17, 1920 and granted federal incorporation on December 12, 1923. The League is officially recognized by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops as a lay association of women and is affiliated with the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (WUCWO), a world-wide federation holding membership in the conference of International Catholic Organizations (ICO) and having consultative status with agencies of the United Nations.

Knights of Columbus

The K of C is a Catholic Family Fraternal Service Organization which was founded by Fr. Michael J. McGivney in 1882 in New Haven, Connecticut.  Fr. McGivney started the organization to help widows and orphans that had emigrated from Ireland .  In 1900 the first Council in Ontario was formed.  It was fitting that it was located in Ottawa, the Capital of Canada.

CATHOLIC BIBLICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Catholic Biblical Federation (CBF) is a Catholic world fellowship of administratively distinct international and local organizations committed to the biblical-pastoral ministry, created to carry out the recommendations of the II Vatican Council concerning the Bible.  The Federation’s aim is to be of service to the Bishops in the fulfillment of their responsibility to proclaim the Word of God to all the faithful.  The CBF is open to the world and works on a world-wide scale. The CBAC is a member of the Federation.

The Catholic Biblical Association of America

The purpose of the CBAA is to promote, within a context of faith, scholarly study in Scripture and related fields by meetings of the association, publications, and support to those engaged in such studies.  One of the features of interest is their support of Archeological Digs.

HISTORY

Catholic Church Documents related to Biblical Studies

Compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.  Click on Church Documents: Bible

Early Church Fathers

Electronic edition of the Early Church Fathers series.  Volumes have been carefully proofed and converted to ThML by CCEL staff and volunteers.

RESOURCES

Catholic Web Resources

St. Paul Centre for Biblical Theology

WORLD NEWS

Catholic Culture

Beliefnet

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