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The European Christian Political Movement (ECPM) is an European political association for reflection and working on Christian-democratic politics in Europe from an explicit Christian Social view. The ECPM tries to fill a gap in the European political landscape. The ECPM enjoys the informal atmosphere and the broad possibilities to participate. Parties, think tanks and individual politicians can participate in activities and be involved in the development of the ECPM. Association is the following: A voluntary association (also sometimes called an association) is a group of individuals who voluntarily enter into an agreement, explicit or implicit, to form or act as a body (or organization) to accomplish a purpose. ... Look up Politics on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Political corruption Political economy Political movement Political parties of the world Political party Political psychology Political sociology Political... World map showing Europe (geographically) When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ...


This platform had started in November 2002 when representatives of political parties from more than 15 countries decided to examine new chances for Christian politics in Europe on the conference "For a Christian Europe" at Lakitelek, Hungary.


The ECPM started with parties and organizations regardless their denominative background. Parties residing in and outside the EU participate in this first years and make it possible to create a movement that is solidly continuing. In 2003 the ECPM adopted eight Guiding Principles in the Lakitelek declaration “Values for Europe”, which shapes ECPM’s vision on Europe and in January 2005 in Tallinn, Estonia the ECPM elected its first board. On 15 September 2005 ECPM was officially registered with statutes as an association under Dutch law. County Harju County Mayor Tõnis Palts Area 159. ... Association is the following: A voluntary association (also sometimes called an association) is a group of individuals who voluntarily enter into an agreement, explicit or implicit, to form or act as a body (or organization) to accomplish a purpose. ... Aphorism Critical legal studies Jurisprudence Law (principle) Legal research Letter versus Spirit List of legal abbreviations Legal code Natural justice Natural law Philosophy of law Religious law External links Find more information on Law by searching one of Wikipedias sibling projects: Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School...


Youth movements are also welcome in the European Christian Political Network that started in 2004 and installed its first board in summer 2005.


External Links

  • ECPM
  • ECPYN

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European Christian Political Movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (259 words)
The European Christian Political Movement (ECPM) is an European political association for reflection and working on Christian-democratic politics in Europe from an explicit Christian Social view.
In 2003 the ECPM adopted eight Guiding Principles in the Lakitelek declaration “Values for Europe”, which shapes ECPM’s vision on Europe and in January 2005 in Tallinn, Estonia the ECPM elected its first board.
Youth movements are also welcome in the European Christian Political Youth Network that started in 2004 and installed its first board in summer 2005.
Christian Democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (427 words)
Christian Democracy is a political ideology, born at the end of the 19th century, largely as a result of the papal encyclical Rerum Novarum of Pope Leo XIII, in which the Vatican recognizes workers' misery and agrees that something should be done about it, in reaction to the rise of the socialist and trade-union movements.
The position of the Roman Catholic Church on this matter was further clarified in a subsequent encyclical, Quadragesimo Anno, by Pope Pius XI in 1931.
The duty of the State to care for its citizens is of some importance for Christian Democrats, but they generally do not support Christian socialism, and, in recent decades, Christian Democratic Parties in Europe have shifted more towards the conservative position of reducing the role of the State in the economy.
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