Holy Bible Author:Catholic Family Edition The translation of the first eight Books of the Old Testament (Genesis-Ruth inclusive) is the version produced by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine under the direction of the Bishops of the United States, with notes appended; the remainder of the Old Testament is the Challoner-Douay version, produced under the guidance of the Episcopate an... more »d approved for use by the Bishops of the United States.
The translation of the New Testament is that of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine made under the guidance of the Bishops of the United States with notes appended.
The translation of the Pslams has been made from the new Latin version made under the guidance of the Holy See. This translation with the appended notes has been approved.
The provisions therefore of canon 1391 have been competely complied with in all parts of this edition.
This edition also contains, between the Old and New Testaments, a Catholic Family Record, with pages for recording Marriage, Children, First Confession, First Holy Communion, a three-generation family tree, Confirmation, Holy Orders, Record of Marriages, Anointings, and Deaths.
The book is bound in embossed, dark brown boards, and is gilt edged along the top.« less