Submission Criteria

All resources accepted into the CatholicsRead initiative of the Association of Catholic Publishers (ACP) must meet the following submission guidelines.

  • Be consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church, e.g., respect for life, human dignity
  • Be relevant to the brand and mission of the ACP
  • Conform to the values of the ACP
  • Create a welcoming and respectful environment for discussion and reflection
  • Be politically neutral
  • Be appropriate, e.g., liturgically, musically, ethically
  • Reflect the highest quality, e.g., content, editorial, design, production

The ACP has the right to reject a title for submission to CatholicsRead for any reason without prior notice to the submitting publisher.