Understanding the Bible
ENGAGE: Catholicism 101 • 6m 33s
How do Catholics read the Bible?
In the 4th century, the Church assembled the “Canon of Scripture,” through much open and honest examination of the authenticity of many existing texts, ultimately selecting 46 books in the Old Testament and 27 in the New.
Catholics believe that while the books of the Bible were written by humans over many centuries, it contains the inspired word of God. And the Holy Spirit inspired the creation of the Canon as well.
Uncover the strong, biblical focus of the Catholic Church in this short video:
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