Christian democratic parties are often likely to assert their country's Christian heritage and explicitly affirm Christian ethics rather than adopting a more liberal or secular stance; at the same time, Christian Democratic parties enshrine confessional liberty.
Christdemokratie ist eine politische Ideologie und im Parteienspektrum meist den bürgerlichen Parteien zuzurechnen. Je nach Land kann eine sich christlich-demokratische nennende Partei ein unterschiedliches Spektrum politischer Meinungen ansprechen. In der internationalen Gesamtschau geht das Spektrum von der linken Mitte bis zu ...
Christian democracy is a political ideology that started in 19th-century Europe with the influence of Christian teachings. It was a combination of modern democratic ideas and traditional Christian values, focusing on social justice and the teachings of Christianity.
The CDU is the second largest party in the Bundestag, the German federal legislature, with 152 out of 736 seats, having won 18.9% of votes in the 2021 federal election. It forms the CDU/CSU Bundestag faction, also known as the Union, with its Bavarian counterpart, the Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU).
- 26 June 1945; 77 years ago
- Friedrich Merz
Christian democracy, political movement that has a close association with Roman Catholicism and its philosophy of social and economic justice. It incorporates both traditional church and family values and progressive values such as social welfare.