The Prayer of Manasses, III Esdras, and IV Esdras. Pope Clement VIII placed these writings in an appendix at the back of the Vulgate. It is not considered part of the Biblical Canon as confirmed by the Council of Florence,1 and the Council of Trent.2 The Early Church Father and author of the Vulgate, St. Jerome, states that it is not part of the canon.3 It is still used in the Roman Rite & the Extraordinary Roman Rite.4
These texts are yet to be added to this website.
1 Council Fathers. (Trans.). (1431-1449) Council of Basel-Ferrara-Florence: Second Session. Catholic Church. Retrieved from https://www.papalencyclicals.net/councils/ecum17.htm
2Council Fathers. (Trans.). (1546) General Council of Trent: Fourth Session. Catholic Church. Retrieved from https://www.papalencyclicals.net/councils/trent/fourth-session.htm
3 St. Jerome, E. (Trans.). (394). Biblia Sacra iuxta vulgatam versionem. Translated by Mark DelCogliano from B. Fischer, et al., eds., Biblia Sacra iuxta vulgatam versionem, 4th ed. (Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1994), 638-639. Jerome’s preface to his translation of Ezra was written c. 394 to Domnio, a Roman presbyter (see Jerome, Eps. 47.3 and 50), and Rogatianus, of whom nothing is known. Retrieved from http://www.tertullian.org/fathers/jerome_preface_ezra.htm
4 DIPIPPO G. (2017) Actual Apocrypha in the Liturgy. Retrieved from http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org/2017/01/actual-apocrypha-in-liturgy.html