Welcome to the official New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) licensed user website.

The National Council of Churches (NCC), through its affiliate Friendship Press, is the copyright owner of the NRSVCE and adaptations and translations thereof.

Licensing the NRSVCE

Riggins Rights Management manages the rights and permissions for the NRSVCE. If you have not yet acquired the rights to use the NRSVCE, please contact NRSVcopyright@rigginsrights.com. Additional information about licensing and permissions is available here.

File Requests

Scribe Inc. manages and maintains the NRSVCE database and is able to provide the full NRSVCE text to licensees in the following file formats:

  • ScML (Scribe’s XML)
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word DOCX
  • InDesign Tagged Text (IDTT)

Use the Downloads page to obtain your selected file format(s). Scribe will issue login credentials only after you have acquired the rights to use the NRSVCE. For additional information about login credentials, please contact bibles@scribenet.com.

Licensees must refer to the errata and specifications for the NRSVCE while preparing print and digital versions of the text.