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3.) WELFARE: Social programs like Social Security,Medicare,&AFDC should be provided by govt/private institutions
4.) WORKENV: Would you characterize your work environment as being autonomous or hierarchical?
5.) DECISION: More comfortable making decisions on own/ discussing issue w/your superior before making decision
6.) ETHICFAM: Are you familiar with Cardinal Joseph Bernardin's idea of the "Consistent Ethic of Life"?
7.) ETHICSUP: Do you support Cardinal Joseph Bernardin's view of the consistent ethic of life?
8.) PARTIMPT: It's important for people to be politically active, whether by voting, writing their legislator,etc.
9.) CHANDPOL: Social beliefs of the church can, at least in theory, be achieved by using politics as a vehicle?
10.) CHPARTY: One particular political party is the natural choice for members of this church? If so, which one?
11.) POLPUL: Do you convey political messages from the pulpit, or do you regard this as inappropriate?
12.) SOCPUL: Do you convey messages regarding social issues from the pulpit?
13.) POLSOC: Is there a difference between a political issue and a social issue, or are the two terms synonymous?
14.) ENCVOTE: Have you ever encouraged people to vote?
15.) VOTEREG: Have you ever hosted a voter registration drive at your church?
16.) PETITION: Have you ever had a petition available at your church for parishioners to sign?
17.) LETTER: Have you ever written a letter to a political figure (e.g., Congressman, President)
18.) MORALVOT: Do you feel that citizens living in a democracy have a moral or ethical responsibility to vote?
19.) POLIDEOL: What is your political ideology?
20.) CONPROG: Your view of church, consider yourself conservative/progressive? (Note: orthodoxy already assumed)
21.) PARISH1: Would you say your congregation is mostly comprised of Republicans or mostly Democrats?
22.) PARISH2: Are they mostly liberals or mostly conservatives?
23.) AGE: What is your age?
24.) LENGTH: How long have you been a priest?
25.) EDUC: Besides your seminary education, how would you best describe your educational background?
26.) CAREER: Did you have a career before becoming a priest?
27.) BORNUS: Were you born in the United States?
28.) LENGTHUS: How long have you lived in the United States?
29.) CITIZEN: Are you a United States citizen?
30.) VOTE00: Voted in 2000 election? If not a US citizen, voted in last election in your country of citizenship?
31.) ETHNICID: What would best describe your ethnic background?
32.) LIVEOTHR: Do you share residential space with any other people? If so, how many?
33.) MEMFRAT: Member of fraternal/organizatn(not religs order)that puts you in contact w/people of similar values
34.) TYPEPR: Are you a Diocesan priest, or a Religious Order priest serving in a diocese?
35.) DISCUSS: How often do you discuss politics or other issues of the day with friends, relatives, or colleagues?
36.) PARTYID: Do you identify with one political party or another? If so, please identify which party.
37.) NEWSPAP: How often do you read the newspaper?
38.) MINISTRY: What is your primary area of ministry?
39.) I-AGE: What is your age? (for use with online analysis)
40.) I-PARTYID: Identify w/1 political party or another? If so, identify which party. (for use with online analysis)
41.) I-EDUC: Besides your seminary education, describe your education background? (for use with online analysis)
42.) I-ETHNIC: What would best describe your ethnic background? (Recoded for use with online analysis)