Christian democracy

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Christian democracy is a political ideology that started in 19th-century Europe with the influence of Christian teachings.[1][2] It was a combination of modern democratic ideas and traditional Christian values, focusing on social justice and the teachings of Christianity.[3] After World War II, Catholic and Protestant movements are important in shaping Christian democracy.[4]

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  1. Heywood 2012, p. 83.
  2. Galetti 2011, p. 28, 3.4.
  3. Freeden 2004, p. 82.
  4. Witte 1993, p. 9.