Christian Democracy


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Christian Democracy

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the beliefs, principles, practices, or programme of a Christian Democratic party
Christian Democratic adj
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In the 1990s, Italy's largely bipartisan system disintegrated when Christian Democracy was engulfed by corruption scandals and the Communist Party was pulled apart by the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Europe's experience with social democracy and Christian democracy made this global vision possible.
With Hunter Baker's provocative essay on Christian Democracy and a penetrating look at the politics of C.
At the same time, I believe that the German CDU is a good example of where our party should be heading--becoming a truly wide, umbrellalike, centre-right political party, encompassing the ideas of both Christian democracy and moderate conservatism.
In framing the labor question, Leo's (1901b) encyclical Graves De Communi Re further clarified the roles of Catholic social thought and Christian democracy within the political arena.
In two chapters on Das Demokratische Deutschland, a group of political activists close to Christian democracy, Bailey charts how this group also viewed European integration as a "means of constraining the practice of parliamentary democracy at the national level" (p.
Christian anti-communism bonded the 'Free World' and provided a powerful ideological basis of agreement between the governing conservative forces in the US and Christian democracy and social democracy in Western Europe.
What he means is Western Christian democracy - the same Western democracy that stopped us invading Syria.
Christian democracy is usually considered to be such a political entity, created around strong religious values.
Mitchell's well-researched The Origins of Christian Democracy seeks to address this gap.
the Christian States, Christian Democracy, when it arose after World War
D'Agostino, 51, a member of the Christian Democracy spin-off party UDC, faces extortion and sexual assault charges.
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