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I've heard that in England the Roman Catholic Liturgy of the Hours uses a different translation for the readings from the U. S. (Specifically, the British use Jerusalem Bible in their liturgies (including Mass) and the U. S. uses the N. A. B.) I have not been able to confirm, however, whether they use the Grail Psalms for their Liturgy of the Hours. Do they use a different Psalter?

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Note that the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham uses the Revised Standard Version (2nd Catholic Edition) for readings at Mass. The Ordinariate's Breviary has not yet been published. – Andrew Leach Jun 26 '12 at 15:15
I hope they use the RSV for their breviary. I'll buy a copy if they do. – Ignatius Theophorus Jun 26 '12 at 15:29
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Yep, I just looked on to find the Divine Office published by Harper Collins for the use in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, etc... Didn't have a preview or anything, but I did find this which says:

Psalms are from the 1963 version of the Grail Psalter.

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Yes: this is correct! – Andrew Leach Jun 26 '12 at 15:16
And unfortunate. The Jerusalem Bible's Psalter is a FAR superior translation. – Ignatius Theophorus Jun 26 '12 at 15:28
@AndrewLeach if you've got anything to add to the answer go ahead, I should have waited to let you answer since you've probably got 1st hand experience. – Peter Turner Jun 27 '12 at 17:32
I don't think there's anything else to add! The answer's right; I can bear your research out from experience. I didn't intend to muscle in, although some expansion of the OP's implication of all England needed clarification (again from experience). – Andrew Leach Jun 27 '12 at 17:39

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