Christian Democratic Party of Uruguay

The Christian Democratic Party of Uruguay (Spanish: Partido Demócrata Cristiano del Uruguay) is a political party of the Christian left.

Christian Democratic Party of Uruguay
Partido Demócrata Cristiano del Uruguay
Founded1962; 60 years ago (1962)
HeadquartersAquiles Lanza 1318 bis Montevideo, Uruguay
IdeologyChristian democracy
Christian left
Social democracy
Political positionCentre-left to left-wing[1]
National affiliationBroad Front
Continental affiliationChristian Democrat Organization of America[2]
International affiliationCentrist Democrat International
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It is part of the governing coalition Broad Front (Frente Amplio). It is a part of the Progressive Alliance, which in turn forms part of the Liber Seregni Front uniting the more moderate centre-left and centrist sectors of the Broad Front.

The Civic Union (Uruguay) split from the party in 1971.


Its platform calls for "a communitarian society" and a "social state", as well as "absolute respect for human life" (including opposition to abortion). It further calls for "alternative forms of production, distribution, consumption and accumulation" that are "superior to capitalist and state-owned enterprises", including:

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  1. ^ "Urban-Outdoors | Hong Kong". Urban-Outdoors.
  2. ^ "Partidos |".