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What is the Douay-Rheims Bible

What is the Douay-Rheims Bible-

The Douay-Rheims Bible, which is also sometimes called merely the Douay Bible or abbreviated as the D-R Bible, is the oldest full Roman Catholic Bible translation in English. It is sometimes written with the spelling of Douai-Rheims, or referred to as the Rheims-Douai Bible. The spelling of “Rhemes” has also been used. The name is based on the fact that the translation was produced at the English College at Douay; the college had migrated to the area of Rheims and editions were printed there as well. Douay and Rheims, as well as Rhemes, are English spellings of the French towns of Douai and Riems, which explains the different spellings used in publishing. Douay-Rheims is the most common spelling used in publishing the translation today.

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Eight Ways to Prepare for the March For Life (even if you can’t go)

March For Life Ideas

As you read this, hundreds of thousands are getting ready to travel to our nation’s capital for the 2017 March for Life on Friday, January 27—many of them your fellow Catholics. But what about those of us who aren’t in a position to make the trip? How can rank-and-file Catholics who can’t be there take part in this very important peaceful public protest against abortion?

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