@ratio1 of course they do!
Pope Benedict is fluent in Hebrew.
Here are some names of Catholic biblical scholars fluent in Hebrew:
Most Rev. Bishop Charles Greco, DD
Most Rev. Bishop Joseph T. McGucken, S.T.D
Rev Msgr. Patrick W. Skehan, S.T.D, LL.D
Rev Stephen J Hartdegen, O.F.M., S.S.L.
Rev Msgr John E Steinmuller, S.T.D., S.S.L
Rev Everhard Olinger
Rev Msgr Ronald Knox
Rev Raymond Brown, S.S., M.A., S.T.D., PhD, S.S.L
Rev James P.M. Walsh, S.J.
Rev Francis T. Gignac, S.J.
Reverend Lawrence Boadt, C.S.P.
Brother Aloysius Fitzgerald, F.S.C.
I’m missing tons, but these ones are all great Hebrew scholars, and a lot of them worked on the NAB bible throughout the years.
Oh and I almost forgot the greatest Catholic Hebrew scholar of all! The great Saint Jerome of Stridon.