Political Catholicism

Political catholicism is a political and cultural conception which promotes the ideas and social teaching of the Catholic Church (Catholic social teaching) in public life through government action.

See also: Christian democracy

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Political Catholicism - Catholic Movements in The 20th Century
... In the 20th century, Catholic political movements became very strong in Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Ireland, France and Latin America ... were seen mainly as enemies and vehement opponents of political catholicism ... Some of the earliest important political parties were Conservative Catholic Party of Switzerland – 1848, Catholic Party (Belgium) – 1869, Centre Party (Germany) – with origins in 1870, Christian Social ...
Centre Party (Germany) - Origins of Political Catholicism
... The Centre Party belongs to the political spectrum of "Political Catholicism" that, emerging in the early 19th century after the turmoil of the ... At that time, one of the founding fathers of Political Catholicism was journalist Joseph Görres, who called upon Catholics to "stand united" for their common goals, "r ... The later demise of the National Assembly proved to be a major setback for Political Catholicism ...

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