CQP Bulletin Announcements

Parish bulletin editors are encouraged to offer these bulletin announcements regarding the Candidate Questionnaire Project (CQP) through the Florida Catholic Conference.  These bulletin announcements should run the weekends preceding the August 24 primary election (August 7-8, August 14-15 and August 21-22). This schedule accommodates early voting which begins Monday, August 9. 

Parish bulletin editors are encouraged to offer these bulletin announcements regarding the Candidate Questionnaire Project (CQP) through the Florida Catholic Conference.  These bulletin announcements should run the weekends preceding the August 24 primary election (August 7-8, August 14-15 and August 21-22). This schedule accommodates early voting which begins Monday, August 9. 

Recommended August 7-8:
What’s a Catholic voter to do?
The U.S. Catholic bishops have urged the faithful “to choose their political leaders according to principle, not party affiliation or mere self interest.” To help parishioners become informed on where candidates stand on key issues, the Florida Catholic Conference has polled those running for state and federal office. To see how candidates on the Aug. 24 primary ballot responded to the Candidate Questionnaire, visit
www.flacathconf.org. 

Recommended August 14-15:
Let conscience be your guide
The U.S. Catholic bishops have called the faithful to “a different kind of political engagement: one shaped by the moral convictions of well-formed consciences and focused on the dignity of every human being, the pursuit of the common good, and the protection of the weak and the vulnerable.” To help parishioners become informed on where candidates stand on key issues, the Florida Catholic has polled those running for state and federal office. To see how candidates on the Aug. 24 primary ballot responded to the Candidate Questionnaire, visit
www.flacathconf.org

Recommended August 21-22:
Informing Catholic voters
The U.S. bishops remind us: “In the Catholic Tradition, responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation.” To help parishioners become informed on where candidates stand on key issues, the Florida Catholic has polled those running for state and federal office. To see how candidates on the Aug. 24 primary ballot responded to the Candidate Questionnaire, visit
www.flacathconf.org.