Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Address
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Political Guidelines for Parishes

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As bishops, we do not endorse or oppose candidates. Rather we seek to form the consciences of our people so that they can examine the position of candidates and make choices based on Catholic moral and social teaching.

The following guidelines for the 2016 election season encourage and facilitate appropriate participation in political activities for Catholic parishes and other 501(c)(3) organizations that qualify for tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code. The guidelines answer questions such as:

  • How involved can Catholic organizations become in elections and politics?
  • Can any voter guides or election-year materials be distributed in Catholic parishes?
  • What if a parish wants to invite candidates to come speak?

View or print the full list of political guidelines.

Name
Michigan Catholic Conference
Phone
(800) 395-5565
Fax
(517) 372-3940
Email
Address
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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