Christian Democratic Party


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Christian Democratic Party

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of various political parties in Europe and Latin America which combine moderate conservatism with historical links to the Christian Church
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Chaired by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Christian Democratic Party is a conservative and liberal party founded in 1945.
BBC Turkish reported on Thursday that the proposal, made by the Christian Democratic Party (CDP), was supported by six other parties in the Dutch Parliament and was accepted by the EU Affairs Committee within the legislature.
Paris, SANA -- Deputy at the French National Assembly and President of the Christian Democratic Party Jean-Frederic Poisson said that Damascus is the key to the Middle East, and that French diplomacy has made mistakes in its policy towards Syria.
PRESS PHOTO Kurdish Globe Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, received a delegation from the German Parliament, which included representatives from Christian Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, the Left Party, and the Green party in Erbil on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.
RAMALLAH, August 21, 2014 -- (WAFA) - PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi met Thursday with a Norwegian Parliamentary delegation from the Christian Democratic Party, said the PLO Department of Culture and Information in a press release.
Apart from Al Jama-ah, two other faith-based parties contested the May elections, namely the United Christian Democratic Party and the African Christian Democratic Party, which won three seats in the new National Assembly.
Deputy Chairman of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU) Andreas Schockenhoff said that he is slated to have different meetings with the senior Iranian officials on the ways to implement the Geneva deal's details in his five-day trip to Iran, the Islamic republic news agency reported.
Even in predominantly nonpracticing societies, parties with religious perspectives can have some appeal (see, for example, the Albanian Christian Democratic Party, the Slovenian People's Party, or the Christian Democratic Union in Latvia).
Parliamentarian Anne Seydoux-Christie, speaking against the official line of her Christian Democratic Party, meanwhile lamented that "this marks a weakening of our humanitarian tradition, and certainly a lack of solidarity towards what is happening in countries in serious crisis".
Parties with religious point of reference, such as the Christian Democratic Party of Germany, constitute one third of the European Parliament.
A protestant pastor, Rev Christhudoss, founder president of Indian Christian Democratic Party, lodged a complaint with the City Police Commissioner to press for the demand.
Merkel told members of her conservative Christian Democratic Party that the great majority of Muslims in Germany had distanced themselves from the recent violence during protests against an anti-Islam video that ridiculed the Prophet Muhammad.

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