MEXICO CITY, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — On November 30th, leaders from Faith Comes By Hearing (La Fe Viene Por El Oir) were honored to join Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera and other dignitaries of the Archdiocese of Mexico in celebrating the official launch of the Biblia de America Audio New Testament. Approved by the Episcopal Conference in Mexico, and with the authority of the Episcopal Conferences in Colombia and Chile, Biblia de America is considered the most widely-used Spanish translation in Latin America.
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The New Testament recording will be used by the Catholic Church, missionary disciples and those who seek to bring the Holy Scriptures to all the faithful who speak Spanish. Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) has already made the recording available free of charge digitally on their multiple online platforms – including their Spanish Bible app, via podcast in their iTunes store and on the web. In the short time the recording has been available digitally FCBH has seen people engage with the Biblia de America recording over 190,000 times.
The FCBH delegation at the presentation were privileged to attend and wish to extend their gratitude to Cardinal Rivera for his participation and vision that made the recording and this special day possible. They also look forward to working with the church to bring the Holy Scriptures to all who desire to hear and interact with them.
“There were many tears and much excitement at the ceremony. Cardinal Rivera shared his vision to use this recording to see people all over Mexico receive the hope of Christ,” explains Morgan Jackson, FCBH senior vice president. “It is our joy to work with the Archdiocese to see that every person who calls Spanish their heart language has access to hear the Word of God.”
For Faith Comes By Hearing, an ecumenical organization that works internationally to provide the Word of God in the heart languages of the world, their work with the Catholic Church follows the release of the Latin Audio Bible earlier this year. In January, president and founder of FCBH, Jerry Jackson, was honored with the opportunity to present Pope Benedict XVI with an iPod Touch loaded with the Latin Neo-Vulgate recording and the Latin Bible app – Biblium.is.
Faith Comes By Hearing has been bringing God’s Word to the world for 40 years. They currently provide recordings of the Holy Scriptures in 696 languages. Free access is available through the Digital Bible Platform – comprised of multiple digital points of online access.
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