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What Is Subsidiarity?


What is subsidiarity?


Subsidiarity is the principle, formulated by the Catholic Church, that matters ought to be handled by the smallest, lowest, or least centralized competent authority rather than by a higher and more distant one, whenever possible. Here is a more detailed description.


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