Religious Parties

Some articles on religious, religious parties, parties:

History Of Portugal - The First Republic (1910–1926)
... immediately targeted the Catholic Church churches were plundered, convents were attacked and religious (priests and nuns) were harassed ... been installed when it began devoting its entire attention to an anti-religious policy, in spite of the disastrous economic situation ... the Republic – the new government decreed that all convents, monasteries and all religious orders were to be suppressed ...
Israeli Legislative Election, 2006 - Key Issues - Israel As A Jewish and Democratic State - Relations Between Jewish Law (Halacha) and The State
... From 1948 to 2003, religious parties played a part in every coalition formed in Israel ... Zionist religious parties focused on maintaining the balance between observants and seculars in issues such as education, Kashrut, keeping the Sabbath and matrimonial law, while ... Shinui failed in making significant changes to the status quo on religious issues, and quit the government in 2005 after Sharon decided to transfer funds to the orthodox United Torah Judaism party ...
Christian Democracy In The Netherlands - Overview
... election 2006 Municipal elections 2005 Constitution Referendum Political parties Decentralized government Provincial politics in the Netherlands Water boards Municipal politics in the Netherlands ... separated by roughly two kinds of cleavages religious cleavages and political cleavages, which sometimes coincide ... The strongest religious cleavage is between Catholicism and Protestantism ...
Politics Of Bahrain - Political Background
... The opposition led by Islamic parties boycotted the 2002 election in protest at the bicameral nature of the parliament, because the appointed upper chamber ... changes to the family law to give women more rights, Al Wefaq stated that no one except religious leaders had the authority to amend the law because MPs could 'misi ... The opening up of politics has seen big gains for both Shī´a and Sunnī Islamic parties in elections, which has given them a parliamentary platform to pursue their policies ...

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