Spanish bible for the Americas [CN-USA]

The USCCB and the Latin American bishops’ council CELAM have signed a publications agreement to develop a universal Spanish-language Bible translation designed to reach Spanish-speaking Catholics in the Americas.

CELAM assistant secretary-general of the council, Fr Sidney Fones, and Msgr. David Malloy, general secretary of the USCCB, signed the agreement Aug. 25 in the Church in Latin America office at the bishops’ conference headquarters in Washington, Georgia Bulletin reports.

The USCCB’s annual Collection for the Church in Latin America is funding the project and has pledged to contribute $1 million over 10 years, said Oblate Father Andrew Small, head of the Latin America office.

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