A faith, system, and practice of the society of baptized Christians professing the same faith under the authority of the invisible head (Christ) and the authority of the visible head (The Pope and bishops). The primary text of the Catholic church is the Bible.
INFO ABOUT BIBLE VERSIONS #
There are many versions of the Christian Bible, but only a handful are approved by the
Roman Catholic Church. The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible, published
in 1989, represents the current state of Catholic scholarship, is an approved English translation by the Roman
Catholic Church, and is used in many of the mainline Christian denominations.