Catholic Public Domain Version (CPDV) – Hundreds of versions in + different languages – the Bible that goes with you anywhere. Download now or read. Hey, I was wondering if anyone had read the Catholic Public Domain Version ( CPDV) Bible. It is a new translation of the Latin Vulgate that was. From March of to March of , I worked nearly every day translating the Latin Vulgate Bible into modern English. When completed, I.

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My edition in particular has a green mottled cover and is available here: The Reproach of Christ now features guest posts by: The book of Genesis is a good example of boble text that undoubtedly went through a long process involving many different authors and editors.

The Reproach of Christ now bkble guest posts by: Another advantage is that it can become the basis for numerous additional versions of the Bible, through cpvd into other languages, or through the updating and revision of this version.

Eternal Word Television Network. The revision is now underway and, after the necessary approvals from the bishops and the Vatican, is expected to be done around the year But the USCCB refused to allow anyone, even themselves, to publish that improved version used in the Mass, except in liturgical books. As a result, Bibles used by English-speaking Catholics for study and devotion typically do not match the liturgical texts read during mass, even when based on the same translation.

More than a few use the CPDV for private study and devotion. Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you boble.

An Introduction to the Catholic Public Domain Version

I have noticed that the New American Bible is not always consistent with other English-language translations of the Bible. It is to the Magisterium of the Church that the truths of Tradition and Scripture are entrusted. In the current time, most English translations of the Bible are loosely translated, obscuring and distorting the true meaning of the Word. The Latin text says vas meaning vessel.


I don’t hear about the merits of this translation. This does not mean keeping to any particular edition in the original language. But most modern translations have grave problems. One of the possible disadvantages is that the translation might become too eclectic, or too far from the general understanding of Scripture found in the rest of the Church. Pope John Paul II found the New American Bible unfit for use in cpsv Mass, due to inclusive language and loose translation, and so it blble to be altered for the liturgical texts.

One can only expect so much eloquence and insight from any one person. Roman Catholic Theology and Biblical Studies. But a careful balance must be struck that puts the understanding of the Church entirely above the understanding of the translator. Bishops have chosen to reject those norms, and to use inclusive language more extensively than ever before. It is a print on demand book, and if you look at comments on Amazon, they must have uploaded the cpvd file at first.

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It is available online free here: Popular in Catholic Gallery. Most of the cprv English language versions of the Bible available today are Protestant versions. Another difference concerns the usage of the Tetragrammaton.

The Douay Rheims bibl no copyright and is an approved translation – they should’ve went with that. That statistic alone really shows you how important the Vulgate is to Western Christianity. Many liturgies, including the Romanomit some verses in the biblical readings that they use.

In fact, if you continue to poll groups of citizens, you pcdv eventually find a group with a different majority view, but you will probably never find, as the view of the majority, each and every reasonable, insightful view. First, the Sixtus V and Clement VIII editions were based on the scholarly study of literally thousands of manuscripts from the Latin Scriptural tradition, some quite ancient.


The Clementine Latin Vulgate Bible was chosen as the source text for a number of reasons. The bibble in this bible is bjble times thicker than standard bible paper, and the large format allows for maximum journaling space. A group translation tends to be influenced by whatever trends in thought, good or bad, are prevalent among the scholars of the day.

It is not merely an update of the Douay-Rheims. New Community Bible [9].

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My intention is to counter the many errors of modern translations with a faithful Catholic translation. There are numerous minority opinions within any group of Biblical scholars, but these have little influence over the final text of the translation.

The Magisterium teaches that any act is morally permissible if it has three good fonts of morality: The Bible should bivle be free from copyright and other restrictions. But it also has its disadvantages.

Catholic Public Domain Version (CPDV)

Explicitly, which connotations are in the original? Most translations eventually fail, and fall out of usage, because the language moves on and the translation stays the same. Webarchive template wayback links. The team at Drawn to Faith is excited to introduce their first Catholic journaling bible. If there are nuances, Pcdv would prefer them from the original language, not Latin.

However, even if other editions or versions arise from this original edition, I intend to keep the Catholic Public Domain Version, in its original edition, available as a reference.