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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'Christian values and Christian democracy are not the past, but the future', the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's State Secretary for Information and the International Representation of Hungary Tamas Menczer said on Wednesday at the Budapest Forum for Christian Communicators.
The great ideas promising significant social change, whether social democracy or Christian democracy, are only finding resonance among the older generation.
In most of Europe (and Latin America), an alternative would be obvious: a movement known as "Christian Democracy." This approach emerged under mainly Catholic influence in the 19th century.
Some Muslim Brotherhood members are abandoning the group to become independent, others abandoning politics altogether in favor of charity and social work, and still, more are rebranding themselves Muslim Democrats, separating their preaching from politics, along the lines of Christian Democracy in Europe.
Major themes are religion and society in social Catholicism, Christian democracy in Mexico, Catholic Party rule in Jalisco, and the Mexican Revolution in Jalisco.
(8) Subsequently he has spoken of an illiberal or Christian democracy. "Liberal democracy," he has observed, "is no longer able to protect people's dignity, provide freedom, guarantee physical security or maintain Christian culture." (9)
** MEP Eduard Kukan says the European Christian Democracy family is trying to convince the leadership of the party not to call for boycott and believes that responsibility will prevail among its Macedonian counterparts.
"Let us confidently declare that Christian democracy is not liberal," he said.
"We have replaced a shipwrecked liberal democracy with a 21st-century Christian democracy, which guarantees people's freedom, security.
In his first speech in the new parliament, which on Thursday elected him prime minister as a formality, Orban said his new government would build a "Christian democracy".
Mr Musyoka was invited by the Centrist Democrat International - a global political group dedicated to the promotion of Christian democracy in Europe and Latin America but which collaborates with his Wiper Party.CDI is banking on the Wiper leader's vast experience in diplomacy, political and public service but more specifically his direct involvement in Kenya's last three presidential elections where he has been a candidate.
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