New Vatican Book Dogged by Translation Errors

From BBC News Europe:

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The Vatican has been forced to amend its new book, YouCat, after a number of translation errors, including an implied approval of contraception.

The book, a youth-focused compilation of Church teachings, was launched in several languages in the Vatican.

The Italian edition has been pulled, with launch copies including an insert of corrections.

The main error concerned whether married couples could plan the size of their families.

In the erroneous Italian edition of YouCat, which is set out as a series of questions and answers, a question regarding family planning is mistranslated.

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