Catholic Reference Resources, updating James McCabe's A Critical Guide to Catholic Reference Books (1989)—a joint project of the Roman Catholic Denominational Group of the American Theological Library Association and the Academic Section of the Catholic Library Association.
A professional association of over 900 college and university professors throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. While maintaining its roots in the Catholic tradition, the Society is increasingly ecumenical in its membership and concerns.
The Society of Biblical Literature, founded in 1880, has a membership of over 6,000. Its purpose is to stimulate the critical investigation of biblical literature, together with other related literature, by the exchange of scholarly research.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States. - See more at: http://www.archlou.org/external-links/national-catholic-organizations/#sthash.iHbpXOHn.dpuf