sure that site you wish to submit
contains a significant amount of valuable (and
preferably unique) content related to
the Roman Catholic Church (or Catholic morals). Do not
submit sites that exist solely / primarily to
provide product or service information or which seek merely (or
promote sales / donations or publicize sites.
only sites that are in full communion
with the Holy See. Please do not
submit any sites operated by
individuals or organizations not in
full communion with the Holy See.
content of a site is more important
than its appearance. The
appearance of the site should be
acceptable, but more importantly, the
site should have substantial content.
sites submitted must conform to our code
sites only - NO generically 'Christian' sites.
sites submitted must fit into at least one of our standard Catholic
Web Links Section categories (other than Misc.). Note: Click
here for listing of categories.
sites submitted must meet all other general criteria [e.g. must be
Catholic, must recognize the pope, must have significant amount of
content on site, must not be an arm of or affiliated with a schismatic /
sedevacantist group or group trying to change the Church, no liberal
sites, no-anti tradition sites, no false ecumenism sites, sites must be of
general interest to Catholics (as applicable), etc.]
one submission per site.
Multiple submissions may cause the
request to be automatically
denied. If you know the site has
been submitted previously, do not submit
the site again. Repeat requests
may be automatically denied, regardless
of the reason.
only sites that will "wow"
us with their content.
not submit sites that are already
included in the Catholic Web Links section. Before submitting
your request, be CERTAIN that the site is not already listed!
(click here to view /
search the Catholic Web Link listings)
not submit sites that are too
similar to others which are already listed.
not submit any news related sites (instead try the Catholic
News Links Section)
not submit sites which are difficult to navigate.
only sites that are fully completed
and are functioning properly. (No 'under construction' sites!)
only sites authored in the English language. U.S.A. / Rome-based
are many good sites to consider and we
base our decisions whether or not to include
a link on our internal criteria and
subjective decisions. We are further limited by available resources.
If you submit a site which
is not added to the Catholic Web Links
section, please do not be offended or
consider it to be a judgment against
the site. In fact, you should
presume that most requests may not
be approved due to a variety of reasons, including those indicated
you feel completely confident that a
site should be included here, know
that it meets all our requirements,
and are sure that it isn't too similar
to another site listed here, please do
not submit it for our
consideration. Please limit submissions to the "best
of the best" as we simply do not
have the resources to consider all sites that exist.
is acceptable to submit your own sites
as well as sites that you have no
affiliation with. Please limit
the number of your submissions,
however, and be very selective with those
you do submit.
not submit sites which are not free to use. Avoid sending sites
which require registration.
not submit sites with unorthodox content.
not submit forums, blogs, portals, newsgroups, etc.
not submit sites dealing with "modern
spiritualities" or movements (e.g. charismatics).
not submit apparition related sites.
not submit political sites, finance-related sites, humorous
sites, essay / opinion sites, philosophy sites, or sites dealing
with retreats or other events.
not submit sites which do not display appropriate gravity
concerning religious matters.
only sites with actual domain names (e.g.
submitting diocesan or regional sites.
submitting religious order sites.
submitting charities' sites.
submitting youth-related sites.
submitting university sites, apostolate sites, or sites
designed for members.
submitting sites dealing with controversial topics.
submitting sites which consist mostly of links.
submitting sites which contain excessive advertising content.
submitting links to pages where content is subject to frequent change.
only sites run by Catholic individual(s) or Catholic organization(s).
rite sites only (as applicable).
one submission per person, per month.
you are confident that your site is of
interest to our visitors, yet doesn't
appear in the Catholic Web Links
section even after you have requested
that it be added, consider listing the
site in one or more of our various commercial
sections. Note that
you may not purchase a listing
in the Catholic Web Links
section. You may, however, request
listings in our economically priced commercial sections. Note: Click
here for additional information on commercial sections.
here for information on advertising.
a generous amount of time for sites to
be added to the Catholic Web Links section.
your submission, you give us permission to freely use your
contribution on our web sites, promotional materials, newsletters
(subscription and non subscription), advertisements, and for all
other uses and on all mediums that we may choose.
sure to follow all instructions
below to submit a site. If any
information is missing, we may not
consider the site.
Carefully review all above information prior
to your submission.
request the site be added: send an
e-mail as described below to requestcatholicweblinkadd*mycatholicsource.com
[replace "*" with "@"]. Put "request web
link add: (www.websitename.com)" in the subject line of
your e-mail [replace "(www.websitename.com)" with the web
address you want us to link to]. In the body of the
message, specify the following: (1) web
site address for consideration, (2) a five to seven word description
of the link you are submitting, (3) a short list of any outstanding features of the site
(this refers to content only and not to opinions about
the content), (4) briefly state the main reason you
think the site should be included, (5) indicate which one specific Catholic
Web Links Section category - other than Misc. - that you believe
best describes the link you are submitting (click
here for listing of categories), (6) name of the individual or organization
who operates the site, (7) your full name, (8) your
affiliation with the site (if none,
say so), (9) and a statement certifying
that the site is in full communion with
the Holy See. Be sure to clearly number the above (1-9) in
your e-mail. Do not
omit any of this information. If you do not follow these
instructions, your request may be automatically denied.
NOT send attachments, graphics, etc.
with your e-mail message.
only the information that is
requested above. Do not editorialize.
keep your e-mail short and to the point.
that sure the web address you submit
to us as well as all other information
you submit is correct and complete.
not include more than one web address per e-mail.
your e-mail message only to the
address specified above. Do not
submit your request to another e-mail
address or it may be subject to automatic rejection.
above indicated e-mail address is only for requests to
add links to the Catholic Web Links section. Do not
submit any other correspondence whatsoever to this e-mail address.
Any other correspondence is subject to automatic rejection.