Roman Catholic Bible Versions

Although I am a Protestant, I thought it would be good to include some information on Roman Catholic versions and scholarship on this site also. This page will serve as the index for the pages related to Roman Catholic Bibles.


The history of the treatment of the Bible in the Roman Catholic Church is a subject upon which conservative Protestants and Catholics disagree sharply. In the interest of fairness and balance, I have provided two different general introductions:

In addition to these general introductions we have also a survey of the recent conflict over inclusive language in the Roman Catholic Church.

Specific versions produced or edited by Roman Catholics

Criticism of Catholic Versions:

Some Important Catholic Documents related to Biblical Studies:

Links to information on Catholic Bibles on other sites